There are plenty of different audio players available for Linux and sometimes it’s really hard to pick one. Clementine one of the best modern player available for Linux, Windows, and Mac, it also manage and organize audio library. The player itself is inspired by Amarok, focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and playing your music.
New update brought lot of changes to Clementine and many things have removed such as Ubuntu One support, Discogs support, GrooveShark support and Radio GFM support. And some stuff added, it now supports vk.com and Seafile; new analyzer ‘Rainbow Dash’ and a lot more.
- Search and play your local music library.
- Listen to internet radio.
- Create smart playlists and dynamic playlists.
- Tabbed playlists, import and export M3U, XSPF, PLS and ASX.
- CUE sheet support.
- Play audio CDs.
- Visualisations from projectM.
- Lyrics and artist biographies and photos.
- Transcode music into MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Ogg Speex, FLAC or AAC.
- Edit tags on MP3 and OGG files, organise your music.
- Fetch missing tags from MusicBrainz.
- Download missing album cover art from Last.fm and Amazon.
- Native desktop notifications on Linux (libnotify) and Mac OS X (Growl).
- Remote control using a Wii Remote, MPRIS or the command-line.
- Copy music to your iPod, iPhone, MTP or mass-storage USB player.
- Queue manager.
What’s in this release:
- Vk.com support
- Seafile support (server >= 4.4.1)
- Add Ampache compatibility (through Subsonic service)
- Add new analyzer “Rainbow Dash”
- Add “Psychedelic Colour” mode to all analyzers
- Add left click to fullsize cover on playing widget.
- Add m4b support for non-drm files.
- Ignore English articles for library sorting.
- Improve the organize dialog.
- Add an option to warn before closing a playlist tab.
- Add an option to disable the pause notification.
- Add “details below” and “no details” now playing widget options.
- Add menu items for updating and doing a full rescan of Google Drive.
- Add ability to automatically set podcast as listened after successfully sending it to a device.
- Allow user to download multiple podcasts at the same time.
- Huge improvement of the speed at startup.
- Improve performance of mass rating changes.
- Add AppData file for Clementine (for GNOME and KDE Software Centers).
- Add iPod-like behaviour to previous button.
- Add HipHop and Kuduro equalizers.
- Remember current playlist between restarts.
- Fix memory leaks.
- Fix crash when stopping song that is fading after pausing.
- Fix crash when trying to download a track but there is no current one playing.
- You can check complete list of changelog here.
Available for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial/15.10 Wily/14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 17.x/13/and other Ubuntu derivatives
To install Clementine in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:me-davidsansome/clementine
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install clementine