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music on console

MOC (music on console) is a console audio player with a simple ncurses interface in playmp3list style. It supports MP3 (with ID3 tag, VBR, and Xing headers), Ogg, FLAC, WAVE, Musepack, Speex, WMA, MP4, AAC, and some other less popular audio formats. Playlists can be saved and loaded using .m3u files (PLS version 2 can also be loaded). Internet streams (Shoutcast, Icecast) are supported. It achieves gapless playback by employing an output buffer in a separate thread and file pre-caching. The key mapping can be fully customized. The interface can be detached from the server as it plays in the background.

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Recent releases

  •  05 Feb 2014 20:05

    Release Notes: In this release there are some fixes for new problems, and also for some old problems for which new clues have enabled progress to be made.

    •  14 Oct 2012 07:47

      Release Notes: This is a long awaited update to MOC. There are many fixes for autotools and packaging, ffmpeg support, display issues, and more. Some of the improvements are better support for embedded systems, new and changed audio driver capabilities, audio decoders, new command line options, improved text entry history and editing, and many more.

      •  07 Oct 2009 08:12

        Release Notes: You can now queue files to play, use an equalizer, display lyrics for a song, and more. A few bugs were also fixed.

        •  04 Jan 2009 16:48

          Release Notes: This release fixes many bugs. Part of them caused compilation failures or even crashes on newer systems or newer libraries used by MOC.

          •  26 Feb 2008 01:04

            Release Notes: This release adds support for Internet streams in AAC format with a new plugin, a software mixer, and a few more improvements and fixes.

            Recent comments

            14 Sep 2008 15:18 thenktor

            Great music at your screenshot :-)


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