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Strawberry - music player and music collection organizer  


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Strawberry is a music player especially aimed at audiophiles.

- Play and organize music
- Supports WAV, FLAC, WavPack, Ogg FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Ogg Opus, Ogg Speex, MPC, TrueAudio, AIFF, MP4, MP3, ASF and Monkey's Audio.
- Audio CD playback
- Native desktop notifications
- Playlists in multiple formats
- Advanced output and device options with support for bit perfect playback on Linux
- Edit tags on music files
- Fetch tags from MusicBrainz
- Album cover art from, Musicbrainz, Discogs, Musixmatch, Deezer, Tidal, Qobuz and Spotify
- Song lyrics from AudD, Genius, Musixmatch, ChartLyrics, and
- Support for multiple backends
- Audio analyzer
- Equalizer
- Transfer music to iPod, iPhone, MTP or mass-storage USB player
- Streaming from Subsonic

 It is a fork of Clementine. The name is inspired by the band Strawbs.



Player options:

-p, --play
Start the playlist currently playing
-t, --play-pause
Play if stopped, pause if playing
-u, --pause
Pause playback
-s, --stop
Stop playback
-q, --stop-after-current
Stop playback after current track
-r, --previous
Skip backwards in playlist
-f, --next
Skip forwards in playlist
-v, --volume <value>
Set the volume to <value> percent
Increase the volume by 4 percent
Decrease the volume by 4 percent
Increase the volume by <value> percent
Decrease the volume by <value> percent
--seek-to <seconds>
Seek the currently playing track to an absolute position
--seek-by <seconds>
Seek the currently playing track by a relative amount
Restart the track, or play the previous track if within 8 seconds of start.

Playlist options:

-c, --create <name>
Create a new playlist with files
-a, --append
Append files/URLs to the playlist
-l, --load
Loads files/URLs, replacing current playlist
-k, --play-track <n>
Play the <n>th track in the playlist

Other options:

-o, --show-osd
Display the on-screen-display
-y, --toggle-pretty-osd
Toggle visibility for the pretty on-screen-display
-g, --language <lang>
Change the language
Equivalent to --log-levels *:1
Equivalent to --log-levels *:3
--log-levels <levels> Comma separated list of class:level, level is 0-3
Print out version information


Strawberry main developer is Jonas Kvinge <>.



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