Well I didn't realize it until @fluffy ranted to me the other day... but gd I want a sane music player that looks and feels like the original iTunes.

The recommend player from Gnome (Lollypop) was incredibly frustrating to use. I just want to see my songs - filter as I type - and play things. It somehow managed to get in my way and confuse me from the get-go.

Any recommendations?


I never used itunes, but for my needs i quited liked audiocouis. Dobqt think is pelled it correctly

@Twelve @funnylookinhat Audacious? (pronounced "aww-day-shus") audacious-media-player.org/

Looks like XMMS with library management, which seems like what I'd want in a player. I wonder how hard it'd be to build it for macOS.

@fluffy @Twelve ironically, I stumbled upon the creator of audacious as a commenter on Hacker News last night!

@funnylookinhat @Twelve it kinda-sorta works on macOS and it does have proper shuffle-by-album although it's really unstable. Probably fine on Linux though!

I not had any ossies with it really. Id prefer if the album art was bigger, but thats about it.

I have never looked for players to use on macos so i can't say too much there.

@Twelve yeah sadly the player ecosystem on macOS is pretty much nonexistent; ever since iTunes came out nobody's wanted to try to compete against it @funnylookinhat

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