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Old 11-19-2016, 11:49 AM   #1
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Qt , EFL or GTK 3 music player recommendations?


What music player (preferably built using something that supports proper fonts scaling, like Qt 5, GTK 3 or EFL) is this forum using these days?

Audacious?
 
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DeaDBeeF. Lots of plugins, simple interface.
 
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I use Audacious. On the GTK side, they switched back to GTK2 because they didn't like GTK3 theming. They also have a Qt5 interface now though.
 
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Old 11-20-2016, 12:47 PM   #4
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smplayer plays music as well as videos
 
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FWIW, Audacious 3.7.1 builds fine with GTK3.
 
Old 11-20-2016, 01:58 PM   #6
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DeaDBeeF. Lots of plugins, simple interface.
I'm trying it out now. Haven't tried any of the plug-ins yet, but so far I like it!
 
Old 11-21-2016, 02:28 PM   #7
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On the GTK side, they switched back to GTK2 because they didn't like GTK3 theming.
that in itself is a reason to try audacious

btw, +1 for deadbeef & plugins: http://dt.iki.fi/user/pages/blog/scr...1477737556.png
 
Old 11-21-2016, 08:39 PM   #8
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QMMP for audio, VLC (and, occasionally, Xine) for video.

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Link fixed. H/T to dugan for pointing out the error.

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Old 11-26-2016, 01:42 PM   #9
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I just tried QMMP 1.1.5, and I'm afraid it's not for me. I'm running it on an HTPC with the font DPI set to 160, and QMMP's UI elements are tiny.

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