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xmms is a free, GUI based mp3 player that includes the following features:
- can seek in files
- shuffle and repeat play
- fast jump in playlist
- inclusion of playlist editor, spectrum analyzer and oscilloscope
- a one line mode
- timer elapsed/timer remaining
- streaming/Shoutcast (1.0 or 1.1)/Icecast support
- Gnome/Afterstep/WindowMaker dock app
- GTK Interface for requesters (with theme support)
- scroll wheel support
- save to wav option
- can save http streams to the hard drive
Currently XMMS plays MPEG layer 1/2/3, Ogg Vorbis, WAVx, all formats supported by libmikmod, and CD audio. XMMS has a plugin system for Input/Output/Effects etc, and through plugins it can play more sound formats such as AAC, AHX, Future Composer, SID etc.
DocumentationUser manual available in HTML from http://www.xmms.org/docs/readme.php; User tutorial available in HTML format from http://www.xmms.org/docs/vis-plugin.html
released on 24 February 2004
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||8 January 2002|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://cvs.xmms.org/|
|Weak prerequisite||Thread Aware Xlibs|
|Weak prerequisite||gnu gettext 0.10|
|Required to build||gtk/glib 1.2.2 or later|
|Weak prerequisite||linuxthreads 0.71|
|Weak prerequisite||Mesa 3.0 or later|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 27 July 2005.