Qmmp 1.1.3 Released with Enhancements and Bug-fixes

Qmmp Qt Multi Media Player

Qmmp, an open-source Qt-based multi-media player, just got an update a few hours ago by releasing version 1.1.3 and 0.10.3.

Qmmp is a free audio player with Winamp-like user interface. It supports XMMS and Winamp 2.x skins, mms, MPRIS, Last.fm, lyrics, most audio formats, and more. And the latest Qmmp 1.1.3/0.10.3 features:

  • added xesam:contentCreated field in the mpris plugin
  • improved ape/tta detection
  • fixed random stop bug
  • fixed duration calculation in the mpeg plugin
  • fixed scrobbling of tracks with ‘&’ symbol (1.1.3 only)
  • fixed ADTS parser in the aac plugin
  • fixed librcc database path in the portable mode
  • translation updates

How to install Qmmp 1.1.3 / 0.10.3 in Ubuntu:

The 1.1.3 and 0.10.3 are different series with same features:

  • Qmmp 1.1.3 is Qt5 based and it’s available for Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 16.10 in PPA.
  • Qmmp 0.10.3 is Qt4 based that available in PPA for Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, and Ubuntu 16.10.

To install Qmmp 1.1.3 or 0.10.3, do following steps:

1. Add the Ubuntu PPA.

Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

Type in password when it asks and hit Enter.

Qmmp PPA

2. To upgrade from a previous release, launch Software Updater and install the updates after checking for update:

upgrade Qmmp music player

Or you may run commands to install the music player from terminal:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

For Ubuntu 16.04 and higher users who want to install the Qt4 release (0.10.3), use qmmp-qt4 qmmp-plugin-pack-qt4 in the command above.

3. (Optional) To remove Qmmp player, simply run command:

sudo apt remove qmmp qmmp-qt4 && sudo apt autoremove

And the PPA can be removed or disabled via Software & Updates utility under Other Software tab.