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Revision as of 22:30, 18 August 2006


Foobar2000 is a freeware audio player, and more. It can not only play, it can also make a library, transcode files, rip CDs, ... the list goes on and on. A very powerful tool.

Check it out to explore its full power.


  • Open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of the player
  • Full Unicode support
  • ReplayGain support
  • Low memory footprint, efficient handling of really large playlists
  • Advanced file info processing capabilities (generic file info box and masstagger)
  • Highly customizable playlist display
  • Customizable keyboard shortcuts
  • Gapless playback
  • Multiple playlists
  • Music library
  • Streaming Support
  • Freeware

Supported Audio Formats

Native Support ("out-of-the-box"):

Supported through plug-ins:

In addition, foobar2000 can also play music directly from compressed RAR, ZIP archives without requiring the user to extract the files prior to playing.

Foobar2000 has been coded exclusively for the Windows platform with an English interface. The author does not intend to provide alternate language versions nor alternate platform versions. However, several people have had success running foobar2000 on x86 Linux systems by using Wine, although the Columns UI plugin is known to be problematic.

Using foobar2000

Technical Information

General Guides

Specific Guides

The following articles contain outdated information that does not apply to Foobar2000 v0.9:

External Guides

Scripting Tutorials

Important Links

Official Site