Jun 172009
 

gPodder is a simple, free opensource software (licensed under GPLv3) to download free audio and video content (“podcasts”) from the Internet and watch it on your computer or on the go on your mobile or iPod. gPodder can support feeds from RSS, Atom and Youtube. gPodder is available in most Linux distributions, FreeBSD, Windows and on Maemo-based devices and supports iPod, MP3 player and mobile phones (e.g. Nokia N800 and N810). The user interfaces supported on gPodder are GTK+, Maemo 4, Maemo 5 and CLI.

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Mar 282009
 

Songbird is a free opensource Music player for Linux, Windows and Mac OS Platforms. Songbird provides a public playground for Web media mash-ups by providing developers with both desktop and Web APIs, developer resources and fostering Open Web media standards. The last time we wrote about Songbird here in September was when it was in beta and since then Songbird has grown from strength to strength and is a stable release (1.1.1) with x86 and x64 support.

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Aug 262008
 


Exaile is a music player aiming to be similar to KDE’s Amarok, but for GTK+ and written in Python. It incorporates many of the cool things from Amarok (and other media players) like automatic fetching of album art, handling of large libraries, lyrics fetching, artist/album information via Wikipedia, Last.fm submission support, and optional iPod support via a plugin. In addition, Exaile also includes a built-in SHOUTcast directory browser, tabbed playlists (so you can have more than one playlist open at a time), blacklisting of tracks (so they don’t get scanned into your library), downloading of guitar tablature from fretplay.com, and submitting played tracks on your iPod to Last.fm.

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Aug 042008
 


Banshee is a simple but powerful multimedia player with Audio/Video playback support, subscribe and playback podcasts and last.fm radio from Banshee. With Banshee1.2 Import, organize, play, share your music and videos using Banshee’s simple but powerful interface. Rip CDs, play and sync your iPod, create playlists, and burn audio and MP3 CDs. Most portable media devices are supported (iPods, MTP, and Mass Storage) – including video and album art support! Stream or download your podcasts and video podcasts. Discover new music with Last.fm streaming radio.

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