Cozy – Modern GTK+ 3 Audio Book Player for Linux

January 2, 2020 — 2 Comments

Cozy is an open-source audio book player with a modern user interface. It’s written in Python with GTK+ 3, and works in Linux and Mac OS.

Cozy audio-book player features:

  • Sort audio books by author, reader & name
  • Remembers playback position
  • Sleep timer
  • Playback speed control
  • Offline Mode
  • Drag & Drop to import audio books
  • Support for DRM free mp3, m4a (aac, ALAC, …), flac, ogg, wav files
  • Mpris integration (Media keys & playback info for desktop environment)

How to Install Cozy in Ubuntu 18.04 & Higher:

Cozy audio book player is available as Flatpak package which runs in sandbox.

Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by searching for ‘terminal’ from application menu. When it opens, run following commands one by one.

1. Copy and paste the command and run to install flatpak framework:

sudo apt-get install flatpak

2. Add flathub, the official repository hosts most Flatpak packages:

flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo

4. Finally install Cozy by running command:

flatpak install flathub com.github.geigi.cozy

Once installed, launch the software either from application menu and enjoy!

Uninstall:

To remove the Cozy audio book player, run command in terminal:

flatpak uninstall com.github.geigi.cozy

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2 responses to Cozy – Modern GTK+ 3 Audio Book Player for Linux

  1. I cannot find Cozy installed in my Kubuntu 18.04 – no new entries in the menu, no new ‘cozy’ runnable in the console. So how it’s assumed to run it eh?

  2. Jim it’s June 8, 2020 I installed Cozy Player on Ubuntu with minor changes
    sudu apt update
    sudo apt upgrade ( added 42 dependencies updates for Ububtu 20.4.1
    sudu apt flatpak
    logout / login
    2. Add flathub, the official repository hosts most Flatpak packages:
    flatpak remote-add –if-not-exists flathub ‘https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo’
    3. Skip over Ubuntu 18.4 Handbook irrelevant I’m on ubuntu 20.4.1 or more like 20.4.7
    4. Finally install Cozy by running command:
    flatpak install flathub com.github.geigi.cozy
    I haven’t ran Cozy Player yet just a quick Log-out / Log-in and ***** that”s a five star rating Thank You: from, Wayne Osman USA, NJ

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