Archives For November 30, 1999

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

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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.

qmmp-090

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!

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Qmmp audio player has reached the 0.8.3 release a few hours ago with fixes for skin, equalizer, auto-play, and crash issues.

Qmmp is a free and open-source audio player written in C++ and Qt. It started 7 years ago in 2007 and officially supports the operating systems Linux, FreeBSD and Microsoft Windows. It is the only audio player not featuring a database that uses the Qt library.

It features:

  • A simple, intuitive user interface. XMMS and Winamp 2.x skins support
  • Ogg Vorbis, FLAC and MP3 music playback support
  • Automatic album-cover fetching
  • Support for embedded ID3v2 album images
  • ReplayGain support
  • Support for multiple artist and performer tags per song
  • A system tray icon
  • Plugin support
  • Translations into many languages

Qmmp Audio Player in Ubuntu

The 0.8.3 release brings below changes:

  • Reduced time of the ‘Randomize List’ and “Remove Duplicates” operations
  • Fixed ffmpeg 2.5 support
  • Fixed 24/32 bit modes in the equalizer
  • Fixed skin parsing
  • Fixed autoplay when playlist was opened from command line
  • updated Portuguese translation
  • updated Czech translation

Install / Upgrade to Qmmp 0.8.3:

Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivatives users can install or upgrade this player from PPA. Just open terminal from the Dash or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard, then run below commands one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

That’s it. Enjoy!

qt qmmp music player

 

The Winamp-like audio player Qmmp has reached version 0.7.5. It has been made into PPA available for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise users.

Qmmp is a Qt-based multimedia player available for Linux, FreeBSD and Windows. The latest 0.7.5 mainly fixed following bugs:

  • fixed tab closing bug in the qsui plugin
  • fixed cpu architecture detection while build using qmake
  • fixed feature to disable qsui before build
  • fixed latest cmake support

qmmp ubuntu

Install:

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

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:forkotov02/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

This will also install the Qmmp 0.7.4 into your system if you’re on Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04 or Ubuntu 12.10.

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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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qmmp music player

The Winamp like music player Qmmp has released version 0.7.3 with bug fixes and improvements. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10 and their derivatives such as Linux Mint and Elementary OS via PPA.

What’s new in Qmmp 0.7.3:

  • added window size and position saving to the projectm plugin
  • disabled unsupported settings in the statusicon plugin under Windows
  • fixed warnings about invalid parent thread
  • fixed race condition
  • fixed ReplayGain support in the flac plugin
  • fixed parsing of the track/disc number with separator
  • fixed tooltip in the status icon plugin under Windows
  • fixed ‘show tooltip’ option in the status icon plugin
  • removed unused variables

Install Qmmp via PPA:

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

Then update package lists:

sudo apt-get update

Finally install the player as well as the plugin pack.

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

That’s it. Enjoy!

The Qt-based Multimedia Player Qmmp released version 0.7.2 a few hours ago. It fixed some bugs and removed unimplemented function. Here’s how to install / upgrade to this release in Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04 and their derivatives.

qmmp ubuntu

As you may know, Qmmp is a Qt audio player with WinAmp-like interface. It supports MPEG1 layer 2/3, Ogg Vorbis, Ogg Opus, Native FLAC, Ogg FLAC, Musepack, WavePack, tracker modules (mod, s3m, it, xm, etc), ADTS AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Monkey’s Audio (and other formats provided by FFmpeg library), PCM WAVE (and other formats provided by libsndfile library), midi, chiptune formats (AY, GBS, GYM, HES, KSS, NSF, NSFE, SAP, SPC, VGM, VGZ, VTX)

Changes in Qmmp 0.7.2:

  • fixed queue update bug
  • fixed track length formatting
  • fixed api documentation
  • fixed gcc warnings
  • fixed memory leaks
  • fixed wildmidi config path
  • fixed playlist autosave feature
  • fixed possible segmentation fault
  • fixed title format update bug
  • removed unimplemented function

Install or Upgrade the Qmmp via PPA:

The PPA has updated for Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise users. Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run following 3 commands one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

There are a few Qmmp skins, you can use them by place the extracted folders under “$user Home/.qmmp/skins/” folder. You may press Ctrl+H to see hidden file folders.