Qmmp 1.3.3 Released with Floating PulseAudio, ALSA, OSS4 Support

June 16, 2019 — 1 Comment

Qmmp Qt-based multimedia player

Qmmp, Qt based audio player, released version 1.3.3 with improvements and bug fixes. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 19.04.

Qmmp 1.3.3 release highlights:

  • added float output support for PulseAudio, ALSA and OSS4
  • added AppStream information
  • added more icon sizes
  • improved channel conversion
  • fixed feature to remove tracks when using quick search in the qsui plugin
  • fixed crash on some corrupted archives
  • fixed logo animation in the qsui plugin
  • fixed freezing in the ffmpeg plugin
  • translation updates.

Qmmp

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by searching for ‘terminal’ from app launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

Input your password (no asterisk feedback while typing) and hit Enter to continue.

2. If a previous version exists, upgrade Qmmp using Software Updater:

Or run commands to install or upgrade Qmmp and its plugins:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

For qt4 version, use qmmp-qt4 and qmmp-plugin-pack-qt4 instead in the last command.

Uninstall:

You can manage the PPA repository via Software & Updates utility, under Other Software tab.

To remove Qmmp music player, either use your system package manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove qmmp qmmp-*

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One response to Qmmp 1.3.3 Released with Floating PulseAudio, ALSA, OSS4 Support

  1. What is the difference between the regular and qt4 versions?

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