This is the fast and Free (LGPL license) real time MPEG Audio Layer 1, 2 and 3 decoding library and console player. It uses floating point or integer math, along with several special optimizations (3DNow, SSE, ARM, ...) to make it most efficient.
MAD is a high-quality fixed-point MPEG audio decoder with 24-bit output. The implementation is entirely new, based on the ISO/IEC standards, and performs especially well on systems without native floating-point support.
TiMidity++ is an open source MIDI to WAVE converter and player.
Mikmod is a module player and library supporting many formats, including mod, s3m, it, and xm. Originally a player for MS-DOS, MikMod has been ported to other platforms, such as Unix, Macintosh, BeOS, and Java(!!)
Play SoundTracker media on your computer.
PlayerPro is a music composer and sound editor ( SoundTracker ) for MOD S3M XM IT UMX . Uses XI, Quicktime or SoundFonts. Currently runs on MacOS and OSX; playback engines also available for Windows and BeOS. Upcoming version 6 will support ALSA (Linux).
Sidplay 2 is the second in the Sidplay series originally developed by Michael Schwendt. This version is written by Simon White and is cycle accurate for improved sound reproduction. Sidplay 2 is capable of playing all C64 mono and stereo file formats.
A multi-format module player and library
xmp is a module player for Unix-like systems that plays over 90 mainstream and obscure module formats from Amiga, Atari, Acorn, Apple IIgs and PC, including Protracker (MOD), Scream Tracker 3 (S3M), Fast Tracker II (XM) and Impulse Tracker (IT) files.
Multimedia architecture consisting of libraries and applications. Libraries include gavl for low level audio/video support and gmerlin_avdecoder, a multiformat decoding library. Applications include a GUI player with mediatree and a GUI transcoder.
mpg321 is a completely Free drop-in replacement for mpg123. It has been designed to work as a drop-in replacement for mpg123, for the use of front ends, shell scripts, etc. It does all mp3 decoding using the high-quality integer-only MAD library.
Freevo is an open source HTPC media centre integrating PVR / DVR funtionality along with music, video, gaming, home automation and more. It is written in python and uses existing popular software such as mplayer, xine and vlc.
Advanced music player for GNU/Linux, also running on FreeBSD, OpenBSD and Microsoft Windows. Plays audio CDs, internet radio streams, podcasts and soundfiles in just about any audio format and has the feature of inserting no gaps between adjacent tracks.
ASAP (Another Slight Atari Player) plays and converts 8-bit Atari music (*.sap, *.cmc, *.mpt, *.rmt, *.tmc, ...) on modern computers and mobile devices.
A simple graphical MTP client for UNIX and UNIX like systems. It supports all MTP based devices including MP3 players, Media Players, Tablets and Mobile Phones.
This SourceForge project page is obsolete. Please visit http://www.musicpd.org/
AdPlug is a cross-platform OPL2 audio player library. AdPlug plays music, originally composed for the AdLib (OPL2) audio board, on top of an OPL2 emulator or by using the real hardware. There are multiple player software interfaces available.
A library for playback of various streamed audio formats used in video games.
Nosefart plays NSF (NES sound format) files so you can listen to those old tunes without actually having to play the games. It runs in Linux, DOS/Windows, and as a plugin to various players, including Winamp and XMMS. It was mostly written by Matt Co
Small, fast and powerful console music player for Linux and many other UNIX like operating systems.
Provide a user-level API (C library) for communicating with the Creative NOMAD Jukebox MP3 players and Dell DJs under Linux, *BSD and Windows. The protocol in question is colloquially known as "PDE" (Portable Digital Entertainment). It includes simple
Gnomad 2 is a GUI built on top of GTK/GNOME 2, libid3tag, libnjb and libmtp that makes it possible to transfer tracks and files from/to a Creative Nomad Jukebox (all brands) and MTP devices. It is designed much like an ordinary graphical FTP program.
Second generation of XMMS music player.
Audio player, transcoder and cd ripper
Audio player, transcoder and cd ripper for Mac OS X, Windows, Unix, and Linux. Plays and creates ogg, flac, mp3, aac, m4a, mp4, wav, and aif, and plays wma. 31-band equalizer, repeat loop, variable pitch/tempo, ram or ramdisk preload, more.
Java access to USB, currently using kernel 2.4 Linux-USB support. There is a "core" API for accessing USB devices, and simple tools including a USB viewer in Swing. Applications are being developed separately, including digital camera support.
RhythmBox is an MP3/OGG player for Linux and the GNOME desktop. It features easy playlist edition, CD-ripping, MP3 walkman support, Audio CD burning and internet radio playback. Its interface is strongly based on Apple's iTunes.
Zinf is the continuation of FreeA*p and has all the same features as FreeA*mp: MP3, Vorbis, WAV and audio CD playback, streaming (SHOUTcast, Icecast, RTP) support, a powerful musicbrowser/playlist editor, a themed interface and a RMP download manager.