"Even with the abundance of Linux multimedia software,
users are often polarised into one of three camps - either the
music management application Rhythmbox (inspired by Apple's
iTunes), the Rediscover music world of Amarok, or the feature-laden
Banshee media player.
"Our Audio Software Group Test identified a number of other
quality audio players worthy of attention besides the
aforementioned trio. For this feature, we wanted to identify
top-notch audio players which receive even less attention in Linux
publications. The majority of these applications are not included
in mainstream Linux distributions, and some are early in their
development cycle. But they all have in common something which
makes them stand out from the rest of the crowd, and come with our
"Now, let's explore the 9 alternative audio players at hand. For
each title we have compiled its own portal page, providing a
screenshot of the software in action, a full description with an
in-depth analysis of its features, together with links to relevant
resources and reviews."
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