aTunes: A very promising music player
We like music and keep discovering new ways of playing them on Linux. aTunes is another player that looks to make it big in the race of music players available for Linux.
aTunes is a full-featured audio player and manager, developed in Java programming language, so it can be executed on different platforms: Windows, Linux and Unix-like systems, …
Currently plays mp3, ogg, wma, wav, flac, mp4 and radio streaming, allowing users to easily edit tags, organize music and rip Audio CDs.
Features of aTunes
Following are few features of aTunes player:
- Supported formats: mp3, ogg, wma, wav, flac, mp4, m4a, ra, rm, cue
- Download the current track’s video from youtube.
- Suggestion for related songs
- Online radio supported
- Player engine: mplayer for all environments, xine for Linux systems
- Volume control, mute function
- Karaoke function
- Shuffle and repeat options
- OSD (On-screen display)
Installing aTunes on Ubuntu is fairly simple. All you need to do is to download the deb file (Download link in the Links section) of aTunes and double click to install it. Make sure you have Java 6 Runtime Environment installed on Ubuntu.
Once installed you can run aTunes by going to Applications > Sound & Video > aTunes