Qmmp 1.3.1 Released with projectM 3.1 Music Visualizer support

Last updated: February 25, 2019

Qmmp Qt-based multimedia player

Qmmp, Qt based music player, released version 1.3.1 (and 0.12.1 for qt4) last night with new features and some bug-fixes.

Qmmp 1.3.1 adds support for projectM 3.1, open-source music visualizer that reimplements Winamp Milkdrop in a more modern, cross-platform reusable library.

Other changes include:

  • Add feature to determine plugin prefix via pkgconfig;
  • Fix current track text color in the qsui plugin;
  • Fix command line processing under Windows;
  • Fix AAC support;
  • Fix kwin.sh script (1.3.1 only);
  • Fix DirectSound output plugin (0.12.1 only);
  • Translations updates.


How to Install Qmmp 1.3.1 in Ubuntu:

Qmmp 1.3.1 and 0.12.1 are available to install via its official PPA, for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, Linux Mint 18.x and 19.x.

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

Input your password (no asterisks 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.


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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