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Seems like it has been the month of open source music/media players on this blog. First it was VLC, then Clementine and then Miro. Following the trend, this time I thought about writing on another FOSS music player SONGBIRD.
Songbird is a free and open source music player. It's an organizer through which you can manage, play and discover the music. This music player is easy to use and highly customizable which makes it the favorite music player of many. It is compatible with multiple platforms and has ability to play multiple formats too. This fully featured digital media player also comes in a portable package which can seamlessly synchronize and manage the music.
Following are some of the features provided by this player :
Multi-Format Support: Songbird has the ability to play multiple audio formats like MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis etc.
Multi-Platform Support: This media player is compatible with various operating systems.
Media Importing and Exporting: It can export/import files to or from iTunes.
Smart Playlists: You can create smart playlists with Songbird which gets automatically updated based on requirement you set.
Customizable: Songbird's user interface is highly customizable as well as user friendly.
Library organization: Songbird manages a fine library with which you can browse, sort or search your media.
Support for various Plug-ins.
Extensive User Community.
GStreamer: This media player uses GStreamer as main media playback system.
Gapless Playback and ReplayGain.
Watch Folders with Songbird.
Scan Computer for Music: Songbird can scan your computer for music files and add them to library.
Custom Mixes can be build with Songbird.
Here are some of the other details (from Wikipedia):
Developer(s) Pioneers of the Inevitable aka POTI Inc.
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