Yarock is a modern looking music player, packed with features, that doesn’t depend on any specific desktop environment. Yarock is designed to provide an easy and pretty music browser based on cover art. Yarock is easy to build with a minimal set of dependancies, and offers the choose of differents audio back-end.

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Music Browser

  • Browse your local music collection based on cover art with multiple views : artists, albums tracks, genre, years views, folders and files
  • Smart playlist generator
  • Simply drag and drop from music browser to playqueue
  • Easy search and filter music collection
  • Rate tracks, albums or artists
  • Save song ratings and play counts
  • Support multiple music collection
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    Audio Playback

  • Multiple audio back-ends (Phonon, vlc, mpv)
  • Replay Gain support (phonon)
  • Gapless playback (phonon gstreamer, mpv)
  • Supports MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WMA, MPEG-4 AAC music files (depending on audio back-end)
  • Audio equalizer
  • artists views

    User Interface

  • Simple playqueue with cover and rating
  • Minimal window mode
  • Mpris 2 interface
  • Desktop notifications
  • Media shortcut support
  • Command line interface
  • minimal mode

    Web radio streaming

  • Support best radio stream services (TuneIn, SHoutCast, Dirble)
  • Search with TuneIn/Dirble services
  • Save your favorites radio
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    Context View

    Thanks to integrated services (Echonest, DiscoGs, LastFM, Lyrics services) the context view provides usefull information.
  • Artist biography
  • Similars artists
  • Albums contents and cover
  • Songs lyrics
  • context view


    Bug report

    I try my best to answer and solve problems. Feel free to post bugs or wishes to bug tracker.


    You can help to translation yarock to your language. Translations are done at Transifex Just register and apply for a language team.


    If you can, I'm always grateful for a donation by using the PayPal. See "About" page in Yarock. Thanks to all who contributed with a donation to this project.