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KDE player similiar to FB2K
Developer(s) Mark Kretschmann,

The Amarok Development Squad

Release information
Initial release {{{released}}}
Stable release 2.8.0 (KDE 4.11.2)
Preview release -
Operating system Mac OS/X, Linux/BSD
Additional information
Use Media Player
License GPL v2

Amarok is a powerful music player for Linux, Unix and Windows with an intuitive interface.


  • Built-in iPod synchronization
  • Playback engine independent, use Xine, gstreamer or arts as the backend
  • Context browser
  • Automatic cover art and lyrics retrieval
  • Playlist browser
  • Smart playlist creation
  • Context browser personalization via CSS
  • MySQL support


- screenshots are available on Amarok homepage.

Supported formats


Any format supported by the underlying playback engine

Supported languages

Supported platforms

Amarok is available for a number of Linux distributions,

Kubuntu, opensuse, fedora, debian, mageia, archlinux, chakra, freebsd, and more.

other operating systems,

MacOS, Windows

External links