Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source modern music player and library organizer. It is inspired by Amarok 1.4 to the Qt 4 framework and focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and playing your music. The latest version of Clementine 1.3.0 released after 2 years of development on April 15, 2016 with huge number of new features & bug fixes.
Clementine 1.3.0 Major features
- Vk.com support
- Seafile support (server >= 4.4.1)
- Amazon Cloud Drive support
- Add Ampache compatibility (through Subsonic service)
- Add new analyzer “Rainbow Dash”
- Answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything
- Add “Psychedelic Colour” mode to all analyzers
- Clementine 1.3.0 Change Log
- Search and play your local music library.
- Listen to internet radio from Spotify, Grooveshark, SomaFM, Magnatune, Jamendo, SKY.fm, Digitally Imported, JAZZRADIO.com, Soundcloud, Icecast and Subsonic servers.
- Search and play songs you’ve uploaded to Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive
- Create smart playlists and dynamic playlists.
- Tabbed playlists, import and export M3U, XSPF, PLS and ASX.
- CUE sheet support.
- Play audio CDs.
- Visualisations from projectM.
- Lyrics and artist biographies and photos.
- Transcode music into MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Ogg Speex, FLAC or AAC.
- Edit tags on MP3 and OGG files, organise your music.
- Fetch missing tags from MusicBrainz.
- Discover and download Podcasts.
- Download missing album cover art from Last.fm and Amazon.
- Cross-platform – works on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
- Native desktop notifications on Linux (libnotify) and Mac OS X (Growl).
- Remote control using an Android device, a Wii Remote, MPRIS or the command-line.
- Queue manager.
- Copy music to your iPod, iPhone, MTP or mass-storage USB player.
1) Install Clementine in Linux
All the major distribution included Clementine package by default. We can install it by firing the below commands into our systems.
[Ubuntu/Debian/LinuxMint] $ sudo apt-get install clementine [suse/openSUSE] $ sudo zypper install clementine [ArchLinux/Manjaro] $ sudo pacman -S clementine [Fedora 22 later] $ sudo dnf install clementine [RHEL/CentOS & Fedora 21 older] $ sudo yum install clementine
2) Install clementine latest version via PPA
For Ubuntu/LinuxMint users can install latest version of clementine 1.2.3 by adding below PPA’s into system.
[Install clementine] $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:me-davidsansome/clementine $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install clementine [Remove clementine] $ sudo apt-get remove clementine
See the below screen shot taken from Ubuntu 15.10, I’m using latest version of clementine 1.3.0.