NOTICE!

Music Applet has been superseded by Panflute. All active development is taking place there.

Music Applet - Player Support

Different music players have different feature sets, and many players do not make all of their features available to other programs programmatically.

The following table lists all the music players that Music Applet supports, and identifies which optional features are or are not available when using that player. Any feature not listed in the table is supported by all plugins; the table only lists features for which support varies.

Player Song Ratings Album Art
Amarok Yes Yes
Audacious No: Audacious does not support song ratings. No: Audacious does not support album art.
Banshee Yes Yes
Exaile Yes Yes
MPD No: MPD does not support song ratings. No: MPD does not support album art.
Muine No: Muine does not support song ratings. Yes
Quod Libet Quod Libet's D-Bus interface allows reading song ratings, but not changing them. No: Quod Libet's D-Bus interface provides no access to album art.
Rhythmbox Yes Requires Rhythmbox 0.11.3 or later.
VLC No: VLC does not support song ratings. No: VLC does not support album art.
XMMS No: XMMS does not support song ratings. No: XMMS does not support album art.
XMMS2 Yes Yes