November 7, 2008

Amarok : Best Music Player for Linux

Computer is not just a Hacker-Box any more, it's revolutionizing our world with its entertainment capabilities. Let's make this more easier with Open Source.

Amarok !

Amarok is the music player for Linux and Unix with an intuitive interface.We all know how hard it is to maintain a good music collection, however Amarok makes organizing your music easier than ever.



Features of Amarok

Amarok is not just like any other music player available, it's more than a simple music player.It can be used to organize a music library into folders according to the information such as artist,genre and album, it can be used to manage music tags, album art,etc

  • Amarok can help you in associating Album art (Cover art) with a particular album, and retrieving the cover art from Amazon

  • Creating and organizing playlists are more easier with Amarok it even supports dynamic playlists.

  • Synchronizing, retrieving, playing, or uploading music to the following digital music players like iPod.

  • Displaying artist information from Wikipedia and retrieving song lyrics.

  • Last.fm support, including submitting played tracks (including those played on some digital music players) to Last.fm, retrieving similar artists, and playing Last.fm streams.

  • You can even manage and listen to your favorite Podcasts using Amarok.

  • The integration of Magnatune, a non-DRM digital music store, enabling users to purchase music in Ogg, FLAC, WAV and MP3 formats.

Disadvantages

  • If you have own a collection of DRM protected Music, You must be disappointed.

How to install Amarok in Ubuntu ?
  • Just type-in sudo apt-get install Amarok in your terminal.

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1 comment:

Parag Shah said...

Nice blog post with useful information.