The Top 3 Tomahawk Music Player Alternatives for Linux

I came across bad news regarding the awesome Tomahawk Music Player sometime last week. Its development has been discontinued.

You can still download its setup from its website but I’m sure within a couple of months it will need some updates. It is sad news for all Tomahawk music player lovers and that is why I decided to give my Top 3 alternatives in order to brighten the mood.

Tomahawk Music Player is known for its efficiency, beautiful minimal design, themeable UI, and versatile control functions. Today, I bring you the Top 3 Alternative Music Players for Linux that you can use instead of Tomahawk.

1. Clementine (Organize Your Music)

Clementine is a cross-platform open-source music player with features that help you keep your music organized. Being a port of Small Amarok icon, Amarok 1.4 to the Qt 4 framework and the GStreamer multimedia framework, it focuses on excellent GUI response optimized for searching and playing music.

Clementine Music Player
Clementine Music Player

With it you can Transcode music into MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Ogg Speex, FLAC or AAC, edit tags on MP3 and OGG files, listen to internet radio from and SomaFM among many others.

Although I advise you to read on, if you decided to stop reading here and download Clementine Music Player then you wouldn’t be making a particularly bad call.

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2. Amarok (Rediscover Your Music)

Amarok is a powerful music player for Linux, Unix, and Windows with such an intuitive interface you will probably never get confused while using it. It features powerful search options, context view, file tracking, and scripting! Talk about power.

Amarok Music Player
Amarok Music Player

With Amarok, you can easily organize your collection and run scripts on your music collections in order to achieve utmost satisfaction. If you were to bored over Tomahawk music player you don’t have to any more. It supports a wide variety of Linux distros so you are most likely in luck.

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3. Audacious – An Advance Audio Player

Audacious is a free, lightweight, and advanced audio player based on GTK+ with support for a wide range of audio codecs. With a focus on audio quality, its advanced audio playback engine is arguably more powerful than GStreamer. It has a simple UI which is themeable and responsive.

Audacious Music Player
Audacious Music Player

Audacious is last on this list but is technically just as powerful as the first two. If what you are looking for is simplicity and power blended in a single audio-quality-focused music player, then Audacious is your pick.

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Of course, you can read more on the individual apps by following the links. I hope this article was useful to you. Feel free to suggest your app alternatives to Tomahawk music player in the comments section below.

Divine Okoi is a cybersecurity postgrad with a passion for the open-source community. With 700+ articles covering different topics in IT, you can always trust him to inform you about the coolest tech.

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