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'PyTone' is a music jukebox written in Python with a curses-based GUI. It provides advanced features like crossfading and multiple players, but its special emphasis is on ease of use, making PyTone ideal for parties. It supports mp3 and Ogg Vorbis internally, and mp123/mp321 and xmms with an external player. Users can search by first letter or substring. Basic mixer functionality is included.


Download version 2.2.4 (stable)
released on 20 June 2005



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey17 March 2004

Leaders and contributors

Jörg Lehmann Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite xmms 1.2.6 or later and pyxmms (both for the xmms based external player0
Weak prerequisite pyao (all three for the mad based internal player)
Weak prerequisite pyvorbis
Weak prerequisite pymad
Weak prerequisite mpg321 or mpg123 (both for the mpg321 or mpg123 based external player)
Required to use Python 2.3 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 June 2005.


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