Jun 172009

Goggles Music Manager (GMM) is a free opensource (licensed under GPLv3) music collection manager and music player that automatically categorizes your music files based on genre, artist, album and song. It supports gapless playback and features easy tag editing.  Googgles Music Manager is fast light-weight and starts up very quickly and there is no delay with splash screens

GMM is written using OX, one of the fastest GUI toolkits available with the support for FOX-1.6.x and the latest development version FOX-1.7.x and the light-weight fast SQLite3 DB backend.

Features include,

Supports Ogg Vorbis , FLAC, MP3 , MP4 , ASF and Musepack music files

Supports AlbumArt embedded in tag or as separate file

Tag editing and file renaming capability for single or multiple tracks.

Smart sorting with user configurable filter to prevent sorting on common words like the, a or an.

Export music library and play lists to XSPF,PLS,Extended M3U,M3U and CSV.

Clipboard & DND (drag-and-drop) support to arrange playlists and dragging to and from gnome / kde apps.

Customizable icons, configurable user interface from minimalistic to detailed view

Last-FM audio scrobbler support.

Replay Gain support (Ogg Vorbis, FLAC and mp3 with APE tags)

Install Goggles Music Manager in openSUSE

Click this oneclick1-click installer hosted by packman to install GMM on openSUSE 11.1/11.0/10.3

This should download the YMP file and automatically launch the YaST package manager to add the required Repositories, download and install GMM and the  dependencies. Click next on the GMM installation screen and Next again on the installation proposal window. This should start adding the required repositories, download and install GMM and its required dependencies. Click Finish when the installation completes successfully.

This should install GMM under “Applications – Multimedia” as Music Player. When you launch for the first time, you can choose the directory where you have the music files stored so GMM can import the audio files into its library.

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You can then choose and play songs directly or organise the music as per your choice.

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Any default settings can be modified from “Edit – Preferences” menu.

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Click here to visit the project home.