Qmmp 1.0.7 Brings Small Changes

Qmmp is a popular open-source, cross-platform multimedia player, similar to Winamp and written in Qt. It has support for popular multimedia file formats, including MPEG1 layer 2/3, Ogg Vorbis, Ogg Opus, Native FLAC/Ogg FLAC, Musepack, WavePack, WMA, Midi.

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Main features:

  • XMMS and Winamp 2.x skins support
  • 10-band equalizer
  • MP3, Vorbis, AAC, AAC+ streams support
  • video playback via Mplayer
  • lyrics (using lyrics.wikia.com)
  • cover art
  • CUE sheet support
  • embedded CUE support (for FLAC and WavPack)
  • multiple playlists
  • playlist formats: m3u, pls, xspf
  • ReplayGain support
  • Last.fm/Libre.fm scrobbler
  • audio formats conveter
  • external programs execution on track change
  • ReplayGain scanner

The latest version available is Qmmp 1.0.5, which brings the below changes:

  • added ffmpeg 3.0 support;
  • added support for theme change event in the qsui plugin;
  • fixed sendig multiple play commands when opening several files for playback;
  • fixed memory leaks;
  • fixed Qt 5.6 support (1.0.7 only).

Installation instructions:

The latest Qmmp builds are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu should be a piece of cake. You just need to add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the qmmp and qmmp-plugin-pack packages:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

Optional, to remove qmmp and qmmp-plugin-pack, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

The instructions should work on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

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