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View Poll Results: Audio Media Player Application of the Year
amaroK 73 19.52%
RhythmBox 51 13.64%
XMMS 21 5.61%
XMMS2 6 1.60%
mpg123 3 0.80%
Audacious 52 13.90%
Banshee 34 9.09%
Exaile 11 2.94%
Aqualung 7 1.87%
Quod Libet 2 0.53%
Sonata 2 0.53%
mpg321 2 0.53%
MPD 19 5.08%
MOC 11 2.94%
gmusicbrowser 4 1.07%
aTunes 5 1.34%
DeaDBeef 19 5.08%
Clementine 40 10.70%
cmus 8 2.14%
Guayadeque 0 0%
ogg123 4 1.07%
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Old 01-10-2012, 01:36 PM   #46
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MOC, the Midnight Commander of audio players, more lightweight than the GUI players mentioned here. Should be a close race this year with Clementine and 2010 winner Amarok being the main contenders.
 
Old 01-13-2012, 04:23 AM   #47
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Close one between Exaile and Audacious but Exaile gets it.
 
Old 01-13-2012, 06:13 PM   #48
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Clementine :-D love it!!!!
 
Old 01-17-2012, 06:18 AM   #49
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Banshee worked straight out of the box with no need to consult help files. I've been a long time paying user of Mediamonkey on windows but can't get it to work nicely with any of the distros I've tried. Hohum.
 
Old 01-17-2012, 12:26 PM   #50
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My choice is Exaile
 
Old 01-20-2012, 05:34 PM   #51
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I have been really liking Aqualung lately. It is a fairly full featured music player that is very light on resources.
 
Old 01-22-2012, 12:54 PM   #52
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How can VLC not be on the list?!?
 
Old 01-24-2012, 11:54 AM   #53
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Voting for Clementine coz best for kde.
 
Old 01-27-2012, 08:06 PM   #54
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Cmus

For years I've used Rhythmbox but recently I've discovered the joy of using Cmus. In reality all I want a music player to do is play music and Cmus does it better and stays out of the way. For all other tasks there is a little thing called VLC but that is a whole different category all together.
 
Old 01-30-2012, 02:06 AM   #55
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Clementine is the best, clutter-free music player (reminds me of foobar2k in windows).
If I could I'd give amarok,banshee and rhythymbox all -ve votes - just dislike their interfaces so much.

Last edited by symidran; 01-30-2012 at 02:08 AM.
 
Old 02-01-2012, 06:47 AM   #56
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Audio Media Player

Audacious
 
Old 02-01-2012, 06:52 AM   #57
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cyberjacob View Post
How can VLC not be on the list?!?
VLC is video/audio player, not just audio. Its in the 'video' section.

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Originally Posted by symidran View Post
Clementine is the best, clutter-free music player (reminds me of foobar2k in windows).
Goes to show how different peoples opinions can be.

I'm a long time foobar2000 user, and I find the clememtine (and amarok 1 which its based on IIRC) interface way to busy.

Last edited by cascade9; 02-01-2012 at 11:40 PM. Reason: typo
 
Old 02-01-2012, 08:46 AM   #58
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no VLC?
 
Old 02-01-2012, 08:56 AM   #59
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See the post above yours.
 
Old 02-01-2012, 01:48 PM   #60
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I use VLC
 
  


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