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Yarock 1.3.1, a Qt audio player designed to provide an easy and pretty music collection browser based on cover art, was released a few hours ago with some bug-fixes.

The new release fixed Qt4 compile issue. The unofficial PPA now is maintaining the latest Yarock packages again for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Bugs that are fixed in Yarock 1.3.1:

  • Fix Qt4 compile issue.
  • Fix that writing rating to file causes file corruption
  • Fix player tool bar save/restore
  • Fix playqueue track rating minor issue

Yarock Track View

How to Install Yarock 1.3.1 in Ubuntu:

The new release is available in PPA for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 18.04, and derivatives. Due to requirement of Qt5 >=5.6, Ubuntu 16.04 build is now compiled against Qt4.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

Input your password (no visual feedback while typing) when it prompts and hit Enter.

2. After adding the PPA, upgrade the player from an existing release with Software Updater.

Or run commands one by one in terminal to install it:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install yarock

Uninstall:

To remove the PPA, launch “Software & Updates” utility and navigate to “Other Software” tab.

To remove Yarock music player, either use synaptic package manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove yarock

Yarock, a Qt music player designed to provide an easy and pretty music collection browser based on cover art, reached 1.3.0 release on Christmas Eve.

Yarock 1.3.0 release highlights:

  • New favorite stream editor with extended option
  • Improve favorites streams management
  • Improve stream search (TuneIn, Dirble)
  • Add bitrate info for radio stream view (TuneIn, Dirble)
  • Add option to enable/disable playing history
  • Better icon color consistency for light or dark system theme
  • Save/restore bottom bar state (expanded/collapsed)
  • Fix favorite stream loss
  • Fix playcount update if history not enabled
  • Fix auto rating calculation
  • Fix cover size management for album edition
  • Fix phonon engine crash condition on stopping player (with gstreamer backend)
  • Fix mpv engine player crash
  • Improve playing item visibility
  • Restore previous playing cover for radio stream
  • Minor code update for deprecated Qt5
  • Minor ui changes & improvments

Yarock Track View

How to Install Yarock 1.3.0 in Ubuntu:

And unofficial PPA contains the new release for Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 18.04. Due to requirement of Qt >=5.6, Support for Ubuntu 16.04 ends up with Yarock 1.2.0.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

Input your password (no visual feedback while typing) when it prompts and hit Enter.

2. After adding the PPA, upgrade the player from an existing release with Software Updater.

Or run commands one by one in terminal to install it:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install yarock

Uninstall:

To remove the PPA, launch “Software & Updates” utility and navigate to “Other Software” tab.

To remove Yarock music player, either use synaptic package manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove yarock

Thanks for reading and Merry Christmas!

Yarock, a Qt music player designed to provide a clean music collection based on album cover art, reached 1.2.0 release a few hours ago.

It has been one year since the last update of Yarock music player. And Yarock 1.2.0 features:

  • Configurable custom cover art size
  • Redesign player tool bar with expanded tool bar mode
  • Replace Echonest with Spotify web service for artist image.
  • Add option to prevent downloading artist image from internet.
  • Change & fix many lyrics provider services
  • Changes: Many minors ui changes and improvments

yarock minimize mode

How to install yarock 1.2.0 in Ubuntu:

There are a few third-party PPAs contain yarock packages for Ubuntu. At the moment, you can install the 1.2.0 release via this PPA in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10, and derivatives.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

Input your password (no visual feedback while typing) when it prompts and hit Enter.

2. Then install the player either via Synaptic Package Manager (after clicking refresh), or by running commands:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install yarock

Once installed, launch the music player from your application launcher and enjoy!

How to Remove:

To remove the software, use Synaptic Package Manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove yarock

And remove the PPA by launching Software & Updates utility and navigating to Other Software tab.

Yarock Music Player

Yarock, a Qt4 Modern Music Player, has just reached 1.0 release, which brings new clean and elegant design, adds artists images, album cover support, and fixes a few bugs.

Yarock is a music player in c++/Qt designed to provide a clean, simple and beautiful music collection based on album cover art. It features:

  • Music collection database (SQLite 3)
  • Browse your local music collection based on cover art
  • Easy search and filter music collection
  • Manage favorites item (album, artist)
  • Play music directly from collection or playqueue
  • Simple Playqueue
  • Smart playlist generator
  • Support mp3,Ogg Vorbis,flac music files (depending on phonon backend)
  • Support load/save playlist file (m3u, pls, xspf)
  • Play radio stream (tunin, shoutcast, dirble, …)
  • Mp3Gain tag support for volume normalization
  • Cover art download
  • Last Fm scrobbler
  • Command line interface, Mpris interface
  • Clean and simple user interface
  • No GNOME or KDE dependancies

Yarock Tunin view

Yarock artists view

Yarock Track View

The 1.0 release was announced a few hours ago with below changes:

  • new clean and elegant design, new icon set, new app icon
  • add support for artists images (new view, download artists images)
  • save rating to file
  • add advanced library search
  • add album cover for playqueue widget
  • add stars rating for playqueue widget
  • add multiple tracks edition
  • rewrite now playing widget
  • improve browser view multiple selection with SHIFT key
  • improve artist/album/track tags edition
  • support more scalable ui items
  • file dialog various improvements
  • improve file system view performance
  • fix “open with” yarock from KDE menu
  • fix playqueue restoration at startup
  • fix translation installation path
  • fix rating mp3 tag reading
  • minor fix for genre sorting view

How to Install Yarock 1.0 in Ubuntu:

For Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Yarock 1.0 is available in a launchpad PPA repository.

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install yarock

For those who don’t want to add the PPA, grab the installer directly from the Launchpad Page. Depends on your OS type, select download & install i386 (32-bit) or amd64 (64-bit) deb.

yarock file system browser view

 

Yarock, a Qt music player features music collection cover art browsing now is at 0.9.65 with new features and bug fixes.

Yarock 0.9.65 changelog:

  • add file system browser view
  • add tunein stream image download support
  • add option to remove or not duplicate tracks in playqueue
  • improve discography part in context view
  • add loading status when building database
  • fix last fm now playing method
  • fix crash on browser favorite view
  • fix crash on menu bar clicking
  • fix mpris2 support
  • fix smart playlist edition (losing configuration)
  • fix little freeze when entering view by genre
  • fix browser item right click in case of single item selection
  • fix file dialog issue
  • fix regression on tracks move inside playqueue
  • improve settings view
  • lot of code rewrite/refactoring
  • change to facilitate fedora packaging (thanks to fedora community help)
  • add option to use system lib for src3party
  • change default installation path

Install Yarock Music Player:

For Ubuntu, Linux Mint and their derivatives, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:samrog131/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install yarock

Source code and Gentoo, ArchLinux package are available in Yarock project page

yarock music browser