"Amarok 2 not only delivers a software update, but does
so with a fresh start. The developers announced that the reason
they made this move was that it was becoming harder to work within
an existing framework where Amarok was moving in unanticipated
"The playlist software uses the newest KDE4 components Solid,
Phonon and Plasma. The scripting API and plug-in support were also
improved. Better integration with Web services include connections
to such services as GetHotNewStuff and Kde-apps.org."