Decibel aims to be a straight forward simple audio player and, as such, it does not include features that are not necessary. Features such as tagging are left out as the are best suited for specialized audio management software. If you're looking for an audio player than can also make coffee, then you should stay away from Decibel and give a try to other players (e.g., Amarok, Exaile).


Cowbell is an elegant music organizer intended to make keeping your collection tidy both fun and easy.

Infused with Amazon Web Services SOAP-fu, Cowbell can whip your music platoon into shape without even getting your boots muddy. And, if that isn't enough to make you want to rush to the Download link, Cowbell can also snatch album art and rename your music like a pro.


CD Player has a "Just Works" design with a beautiful and easy-to-use interface. It supports playing audio CDs, ripping audio CDs, CD indexing, and searching for album cover art with Google.


BMPx is a media player which provides a very easy-to-use interface and usage semantics for all tasks, while having extensive standards and services support under the hood (MusicBrainz, radio/scrobbling, HAL, DBus), yet keeping the details out of the way of the user.


A popular CD ripper which aims to have a simple, clean, easy to use interface.


Audacity® is a program for recording and editing audio. It supports many formats such as MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Wave, and others.

Warning: The following download link will prompt you to install libmp3lame0. Patents are claimed on this format in some jurisdictions so we don't recommend using it anywhere. Simply reject it when prompted if you prefer not to install it.


Audacious is an advanced audio player, with an advanced audio playback engine, which for audio playback, is considerably more powerful than GStreamer.


Ardour is a digital audio workstation. You can use it to record, edit and mix multi-track audio. You can produce your own CDs, mix video soundtracks, or just experiment with new ideas about music and sound.


Amarok serves many functions rather than just playing music files. For example, Amarok can be used to organize a library of music into folders according to genre, artist, and album, can edit tags attached to most music formats, associate album art, attach lyrics, and automatically "score" music as it is played.

Abraca is a XMMS2 music player. It is designed with collections in mind, which makes managing your music a breeze.

XMMS2 borrows concepts from XMMS-era music players, such as playback control, a playlist, plugins, user-configurable GUI, and adds features that were starting to appear in media players around 2001 and 2002, such as a Media library and a Client-server based media player.