Strawberry Music Player & Organizer Is A Fork of Clementine

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Strawberry is a free and open source audio player and music collection organizer. It is a fork of Clementine released in 2018 aimed at music collectors, audio enthusiasts and audiophiles. The name is inspired by the band Strawbs.

Strawberry is written in C++ with Qt 5 framework. It’s based on a heavily modified version of Clementine created in 2012-2013. And it features:

  • Supports WAV, FLAC, WavPack, DSF, DSDIFF, Ogg Vorbis, Speex, MPC, TrueAudio, AIFF, MP4, MP3, ASF and Monkey’s Audio.
  • Audio CD playback
  • Native desktop notifications
  • Playlists in multiple formats
  • Advanced audio output and device configuration for bit-perfect playback on Linux
  • Edit tags on music files
  • Fetch tags from MusicBrainz
  • Album cover art from Last.fm, Musicbrainz and Discogs
  • Song lyrics from AudD
  • Support for multiple backends
  • Audio analyzer, Audio equalizer
  • Transfer music to iPod, iPhone, MTP or mass-storage USB player
  • Streaming support for Tidal
  • Scrobbler with support for Last.fm, Libre.fm and ListenBrainz
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How to Install Strawberry in Ubuntu:

Installing the audio player is quite easy as it has been made into Snap store.

For Ubuntu 18.04 and higher, simply open Ubuntu Software, search for and install strawberry:

strawberry-softwarecenter

For Ubuntu 16.04, open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and install snapd first via command:

sudo apt install snapd

install-snapd

Then install Strawberry music player via command:

sudo snap install strawberry

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Uninstall:

To remove the audio player, either use Ubuntu Software or run command in terminal:

sudo snap remove strawberry

About ml

ml is a part time stay-at-home dad who've been using Ubuntu Desktop for a few years. He writes in the free time and wishes to share some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers.

One comment

  1. I installed strawberry via software centre. However, the icon is just a ? no logo is displayed on the launcher.

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