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Qmmp, a Qt-based music player with winamp or xmms like interface, reached the new major 1.2.0 (and 0.11.0 for Qt4) release with many new features, improvements, and some bug-fixes.

Changes in Qmmp 1.2.0 (0.11.0) include:

  • added archive reader plugin (requires TagLib >= 1.11), file writer plugin, and icecast output plugin
  • added feature to disable notifications when another application is in the full screen mode
  • added cover tab to the track details dialog
  • added ‘--volume-status‘ and ‘--mute-status‘ command-line option
  • added feature to change user interface from command line
  • added parent directory name to the title formatting fields
  • added cache to the lyrics plugin
  • added feature to clear window title when playback is finished
  • added ‘Raise’ method implementation to the mpris plugin
  • added mount point list to the file dialog (1.2.0 only)
  • improved plugin API, cover cache, visualization support
  • improved aac plugin, sndfile plugin, mpeg,plugin, qsui plugin, audio format determination in the ffmpeg plugin
  • improved m3u, pls and xspf support
  • improved DirectSound and WASAPI support
  • added lame header and gapless support
  • improved file type determination
  • added quick search to the playlist and the file system browser
  • added feature to change toolbar icon size
  • added record button
  • added cover image alignment
  • reduced memory usage
  • improved settings
  • fixed memory leaks
  • fixed FVWM support (0.11.0 only)
  • translation updates

Qmmp 1.10.0

How to Install Qmmp 1.2.0 (0.11.0) in Ubuntu:

Qmmp has an PPA repository that offers the latest packages for Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10, and their derivatives.

1. Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or from app launcher, and then run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

2. Then update and install Qmmp and its plugins:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

The commands install Qmmp 1.2.0 (Qt5 version) in Ubuntu 16.04 & higher, and Qmmp 0.11.0 (Qt4 version) in Ubuntu 14.04 & Ubuntu 12.04.

For Ubuntu 16.04 and higher users who want to install Qmmp 0.11.0 (Qt4 version), run following commands instead:

sudo apt-get update 

sudo apt-get install qmmp-qt4 qmmp-plugin-pack-qt4

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-qt4 qmmp-plugin-pack qmmp-plugin-pack-qt4

Qmmp Qt-based multimedia player

Qmmp, an Qt based and winamp or xmms like audio player, has reached the 1.1.10 (and 0.10.10 for Qt4) release last night.

Changes in Qmmp 1.1.10 & 0.10.10 include:

  • added feature to download playlist from https
  • increased DirectSound buffer size
  • decreased waiting time in the WASAPI plugin
  • improved plugin list in the settings dialog
  • fixed regression in the ‘jump to track’ dialog
  • fixed possible segmentation fault
  • fixed seeking in the ffmpeg plugin
  • fixed null pointer dereference in the mpeg plugin
  • fixed gcc warnings
  • fixed dithering settings
  • fixed 24 bits support in the WASAPI plugin
  • fixed segmentation fault on Ogg FLAC streams
  • fixed XPM skins support
  • fixed Qt 5.9 support in the global hotkey plugin (1.1.10 only)
  • updated translations.

Qmmp 1.10.0

How to Install Qmmp 1.1.10 (or 0.10.10) in Ubuntu:

Qmmp has an PPA repository that offers the latest packages for Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, and their derivatives.

1. Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or from app launcher, and then run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

2. Then update and install Qmmp and its plugins:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

The commands install Qmmp 1.1.10 (Qt5 version) in Ubuntu 16.04 & higher, and Qmmp 0.10.10 (Qt4 version) in Ubuntu 14.04 & Ubuntu 12.04.

For Ubuntu 16.04 and higher users who want to install Qmmp 0.10.10 (Qt4 version), run following commands instead:

sudo apt-get update 

sudo apt-get install qmmp-qt4 qmmp-plugin-pack-qt4

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-plugin-pack

Qmmp Qt-based multimedia player

Qmmp, Qt-based multimedia player, has reached the 1.1.9 (and 0.10.9) release with some performance improvements and bug fixes.

Qmmp 1.1.9 and 0.10.9 are different version series with same changes. Qmmp 0.10.x is released for Qt4, and Qmmp 1.1.x is for Qt5.

Changes in Qmmp 1.1.9 and 0.10.9:

  • using relative skin path for portable configuration;
  • improved WASAPI support;
  • fixed cursors support in the skinned user interface;
  • fixed freezing when using DirectSound output;
  • fixed documentation;
  • fixed issue with ‘jump to track’ dialog when single click activation is enabled;
  • fixed tray icon tooltip (1.1.9 only);
  • fixed FLAC bitrate calculation;
  • fixed segmentation fault in the ffmpeg plugin;
  • translation updates.

Qmmp 1.10.0

How to Install Qmmp 1.1.9 (0.10.9) in Ubuntu:

The Qmmp release PPA has built the packages for Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and Ubuntu 17.04.

1. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and then run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

Type in password (no visual feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter.

2. Run commands to check updates and install the latest Qmmp packages:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

The commands will install Qt4 version of Qmmp 0.10.9 in Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 14.04, and install Qt5 version of Qmmp 1.1.9 in Ubuntu 16.04 and higher.

For Ubuntu 16.04 and higher users who want to install Qmmp Qt4, run following commands instead:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install qmmp-qt4 qmmp-plugin-pack-qt4

Uninstall:

To remove Qmmp multimedia player, simply run command in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove qmmp qmmp-qt4 qmmp-plugin-* && sudo apt-get autoremove

For the PPA repository, go to System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.

Qmmp Qt-based multimedia player

Qmmp, a Qt-based multimedia player with Winamp-Like user interface, has reached the 1.1.0 (Qt5) and 0.10.0 (Qt4) releases with many new features, performance improvements, bug fixes, and translations updates.

Qmmp 1.1.0 and 0.10.0 features:

  • new internal audio converter
  • MacOS X support
  • wildmidi 0.4.0 support
  • support for XMIDI and MUS (id Software) formats
  • new plugin: soxr-based resampler plugin, Qt Multimedia output plugin, WASAPI output plugin.
  • multi-thread support in the audio converter plugin
  • https support in the http plugin
  • feature to scrobble http streams
  • and more…

The new releases also bring improvements to skinned interface, simple user interface (qsui), wavpack, ffmpeg, ladspa, and DirectSound output plugins. Following issues has been fixed:

  • unity/compiz support
  • metadata encoding issue in the http plugin
  • unicode support under windows
  • disc number parsing

Qmmp 1.10.0

How to install Qmmp 1.1.0 or 0.10.0 in Ubuntu:

1. Add PPA.

Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T), paste the command below and hit run:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

qmmp-ppa

Type in password (no visual feedback) when it asks and hit continue.

2. Update package caches.

Checking for updates via Software Updater or by running the command below in terminal:

sudo apt update

If you have a previous Qmmp version installed, just upgrade it via Software Updater.

3. To install Qmmp run command:

sudo apt install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

The command will install Qmmp 0.10.0 (Qt4 version) in Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 15.10 and their derivatives. For Ubuntu 16.04, the 1.1.0 (Qt5 version) will be installed.

To install Qt4 version in Ubuntu 16.04, run command:

sudo apt install qmmp-qt4 qmmp-plugin-pack-qt4

Qmmp Audio Player Logo

Qmmp, Qt-based audio player with winamp or xmms like user interface, now is at 0.9.0 release. PPA updated for Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivatives.

Qmmp 0.9.0 is a big release with many new features, improvements and some translation updates. It added:

  • audio-channel sequence converter;
  • 9 channels support to equalizer;
  • album artist tag support;
  • asynchronous sorting;
  • sorting by file modification date;
  • sorting by album artist;
  • multiple column support;
  • feature to hide track length;
  • feature to disable plugins without qmmp.pri modification (qmake only)
  • feature to remember playlist scroll position;
  • feature to exclude cue data files;
  • feature to change user agent;
  • feature to change window title;
  • feature to reset fonts;
  • feature to restore default shortcuts;
  • default hotkey for the “Rename List” action;
  • feature to disable fadeout in the gme plugin;
  • Simple User Interface (QSUI) with the following changes:
    • added multiple column support;
    • added sorting by album artist;
    • added sorting by file modification date;
    • added feature to hide song length;
    • added default hotkey for the “Rename List” action;
    • added “Save List” action to the tab menu;
    • added feature to reset fonts;
    • added feature to reset shortcuts;
    • improved status bar;

It also improved playlist changes notification, playlist container, sample rate converter, cmake build scripts, title formatter, ape tags support in the mpeg plugin, fileops plugin, reduced cpu usage, changed default skin (to Glare) and playlist separator.

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Install Qmmp 0.9.0 in Ubuntu:

New release has been made into PPA, available for all current Ubuntu releases and derivatives.

1. To add the Qmmp PPA.

Open terminal from the Dash, App Launcher, or via Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut keys. When it opens, run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

qmmp-ppa

2. After adding the PPA, upgrade Qmmp player through Software Updater. Or refresh system cache and install the software via below commands:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

That’s it. Enjoy!