Qt Audio Player Qmmp 0.8.3 Released with Important Fixes

January 5, 2015

Qmmp Audio Player Logo

Qmmp audio player has reached the 0.8.3 release a few hours ago with fixes for skin, equalizer, auto-play, and crash issues.

Qmmp is a free and open-source audio player written in C++ and Qt. It started 7 years ago in 2007 and officially supports the operating systems Linux, FreeBSD and Microsoft Windows. It is the only audio player not featuring a database that uses the Qt library.

It features:

  • A simple, intuitive user interface. XMMS and Winamp 2.x skins support
  • Ogg Vorbis, FLAC and MP3 music playback support
  • Automatic album-cover fetching
  • Support for embedded ID3v2 album images
  • ReplayGain support
  • Support for multiple artist and performer tags per song
  • A system tray icon
  • Plugin support
  • Translations into many languages

Qmmp Audio Player in Ubuntu

The 0.8.3 release brings below changes:

  • Reduced time of the ‘Randomize List’ and “Remove Duplicates” operations
  • Fixed ffmpeg 2.5 support
  • Fixed 24/32 bit modes in the equalizer
  • Fixed skin parsing
  • Fixed autoplay when playlist was opened from command line
  • updated Portuguese translation
  • updated Czech translation

Install / Upgrade to Qmmp 0.8.3:

Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivatives users can install or upgrade this player from PPA. Just open terminal from the Dash or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard, then run below commands one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

That’s it. Enjoy!

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