WinAmp-Like Qmmp Music Player 0.7.4 Released, Install in Ubuntu

Last updated: December 24, 2013

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Qmmp 0.7.4 (Qt-based Multimedia Player) has been announced a hour ago. This release, the WinAmp-like music player brings Windows support. As well as that, Qmmp 0.7.4 added ffmpeg 2.1 support and various bug fixes.

Changes in Qmmp 0.7.4:

  • added Galician translation
  • added ffmpeg 2.1 support
  • added m3u8 playlist extension
  • improved ReplayGain support
    • fixed 24/32 bit mode
    • added clipping to prevent overflow
  • improved cdaudio plugin
    • added Windows support
    • added track cache
    • fixed proxy support
  • fixed localization of the wildmidi plugin
  • fixed case sensitivity while checking file extensions
  • fixed gcc 4.8 warnings
  • fixed memory leak
  • fixed several Windows-only bugs
  • fixed parsing of the m3u files with backslashes
  • fixed problem with absolute paths
  • fixed adding files from command line under Windows
  • fixed Meta/Win modifier in the global hotkey plugin
  • fixed Japanese translation.

Install Qmmp 0.7.4 in Ubuntu:

To install the latest Qmmp 0.7.4 in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint and their derivatives, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal and run commands below one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

Once installed, open Qmmp from Menu or Unity Dash:

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