Muine is an innovative music player, featuring a simple, intuitive interface. It is designed to allow users to easily construct a playlist from albums and/or single songs. Its goal is to be simply a music player, not to become a robust music management application. This doesn’t mean Muine has no features! Some feature highlights:
Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, AAC and MP3 music playback support
Automatic album cover fetching via MusicBrainz and Amazon
Support for embedded album images in ID3v2 tags
Support for multiple artist and performer tags per song
Translations into many languages
Muine is targeted at the GNOME desktop and uses GTK+ for the interface. Most of the code is written in C#, with some additions/bindings/glue in plain C. Muine was originally written by Jorn Baayen, but now maintained mostly by others.
WaveGain is an application of the ReplayGain algorithms to standard PCM wave files. Calculated gain adjustments are applied directly to the audio data, instead of just writing metadata as traditionally done for other formats like MP3, FLAC and Ogg Vorbis. The replaygain values can also be added as metadata in a custom RIFF chunk named ‘gain’. This could theoretically allow WAV files to have same lossless functionality as other formats where audio data is not altered. But since no current players are aware of this “standard”, the metadata is used only by WaveGain for the “–undo-gain” feature, which is lossy.
split2flac splits one big APE/FLAC/TTA/WV/WAV audio image (or a collection of such files, recursively) with CUE sheet into FLAC/M4A/MP3/OGG_VORBIS/OPUS/WAV tracks with tagging, renaming, charset conversion of cue sheet, album cover images. It also uses configuration file, so no need to pass a lot of arguments every time, only an input file. Should work in any POSIX-compliant shell.
This component displays several groups of items which are described in the following sections. The item names are displayed in upper-case letters in the UI element, but can also be used in lower-case in title formatting code, since field names in title formatting are case-insensitive.
The Location group contains information about the physical location of the track.
The Tag Fields group contains the user-modifiable metadata fields of the track.
The technical Fields groups contains technical information fields that are provided by the decoder.
The Replaygain group contains the Replaygain data of the track.
Bluemindo is a really simple yet powerful audio player in Python/PyGTK, using Gstreamer. It’s a free (as in freedom) software, released under GPLv3, only.
Bluemindo’s user interface consists of a main view of all your digitized album discs, which is searchable and filterable. The playback mode is gapless and support ReplayGain (it can also automatically choose to switch between Album and Track modes, depending on the kind of music that’s being played). Last but not least, it brings playlist (automatic and user-made), MPRIS/MediaPlayer2 support and lyrics/artwork downloading.