XiX Media Player GTK And QT Versions Updated, Install In Ubuntu/Linux Mint [PPA]

XiX Player is a free easy to use multi-platform music player that currently runs in Linux, Linux ARM (Raspberry Pi), Windows & MacOS. This media player can handle more than 40,000 audio files, so large audio libraries aren’t problem anymore with this player. Track is shown in different tabs like Artist, Albums, Playlists or File Manager. It is easy to create and maintain own playlists. There is an integrated lyric viewer that searches for the lyric of the song currently playing. If the CD Cover is found it is also shown. Developer also mentioned “If you think that something is wrong or you have a great idea to implement, please mail me.

xix music player

xix music player


  • Supports the following file formats: MP3, OGG, M4A & FLAC
  • Play & Rip your CD to MP3 or FLAC. CD-Text and CDDB support
  • Rip DVD tracks to MP3 or FLAC. Needs mplayer (lsdvd is optional and will be removed).
  • See albums the choosen artist is on and vice versa
  • Create and use Playlists
  • Online Radiostations + Presets
  • Record Online Radiostations
  • Schedule Radiostation recordings
  • Listen & Download Podcasts
  • Play License free audio from the Internet Archive
  • Show the lyrics of the song being played
  • Shuffle and Repeat
  • Reverse Play
  • Crossfading
  • Search
  • Rate your songs
  • EQ + FXs (Flanger, Echo & Reverb)
  • Copy, Delete or Rename the file
  • Change ID3 tag (only for MP3)
  • Theme support
  • More than 40000 songs can be loaded

Changes in this release versions:

  • Rip CD: Artist name did not show when reading CD information. 
  • Added library support. You can have as many different libraries (Folders that you want to in/exclude) as you want, and change on the fly. You can however only use one library at once.
  • If a library is found when config file needs to be renewed, you can import your folders in the wizard.
  • Possible to chose your audio device
  • Scheduled Radio Stream Recording can be made recurrent. Recordings can be renamed and copied automaticly.
  • If LAME and/or FLAC are not installed, you will get the message before the track actually gets ripped
  • In Multi Tagging you can now select to include or not the lyrics for all selected songs
  • Unselecting Follow song works again
  • In full Media Mode you can swipe right/left for next/previous song. You can swipe up/down to change volume (Tablets)
  • QT4: Fixed a problem with switching between Fullscreen Media Mode and normal mode.
  • Fixed an error which trimmed the FLAC idVendor by one char at the end
  • Linux: Fixed a lock-up with the Full Screen Media Player when leaving with double click
  • Reflection of CD Cover was removed when radiostation was played. Fixed.
  • Plugin for loading Lyrics
  • Sorting order for searching Lyrics
  • New Progressbar. No Mousewheel support for now
  • Better UNICODE support (Still work in progress)
  • Change Fontsizes

You can download skins from here.

Available for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid/14.10 Utopic/14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 17.1/17/13/and other Ubuntu derivatives
To install XiX Music Player in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

Terminal Commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps
sudo apt-get update

After adding PPA install GTK or QT version, (You can’t have both at the same time)
>>> Install GTK Version:

Terminal Command:
sudo apt-get install xix-media-player

>>> Install QT Version:

Terminal Command:
sudo apt-get install xix-media-player-qt

That’s it

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