Clementine 1.3 Released – A Modern Music Player for Linux

Clementine is a freely available cross-platform open source Qt based music player inspired by Amarok 1.4. The latest stable version 1.3 was released (On April 15th, 2016) after a year of development and comes...

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Clementine is a freely available cross-platform open source Qt based music player inspired by Amarok 1.4. The latest stable version 1.3 was released (On April 15th, 2016) after a year of development and comes with Vk.com and Seafile support along with numerous other enhancements and bug fixes.

Clementine Music Player for Linux

Clementine Music Player for Linux

Using Clementine, you can listen to different online music services such as Soundcloud, Spotify, Icecast, Jamendo, Magnatune and even play your favorite music from Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive. Other online features include lyrics, artist biographies and view photos.

Read Also: 21 Best Music Players for Linux

Clementine Features

  1. Search and play local music library
  2. Listen online Radio from Spotify, Grooveshark, SomaFM, Magnatune, Jamendo, SKY.fm, Soundcloud, Icecast, etc.
  3. Play songs from Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, etc.
  4. Sidebar information pane with songs, lyrics, artist biographies and pictures.
  5. Create smart playlists and dynamic playlists.
  6. Transfer music in iPod, iPhone or storage etc.
  7. Search and download podcast.

If you want to know more about Clementine features and its Change log you can visit Clementine Website.

Install Clementine 1.3.0 in Linux

To install latest Clementine 1.3 version on Ubuntu 16.04, 15.10, 15.04, 14.10, 14.04 and Linux Mint 17.x and its derivatives, you can use official stable PPA (Personal Package Archives). To add PPA, press keys CTRL+ALT+T to get command prompt and follow the instructions.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:me-davidsansome/clementine
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install clementine


New recent versions of Clementine require GStreamer 1.0 which wasn’t added in Ubuntu 12.04. If you get any errors during installation, you should add the GStreamer PPA as well:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gstreamer-developers/ppa

On Fedora 21-23, you can use official RPM packages to get Clementine 1.3 as shown:

On 32-bit Systems

----------- On Fedora 21 ----------- # dnf install https://github.com/clementine-player/Clementine/releases/download/1.3/clementine-1.3.0-1.fc21.i686.rpm
----------- On Fedora 22 ----------- # dnf install https://github.com/clementine-player/Clementine/releases/download/1.3/clementine-1.3.0-1.fc22.i686.rpm
----------- On Fedora 23 ----------- # dnf install https://github.com/clementine-player/Clementine/releases/download/1.3/clementine-1.3.0-1.fc23.i686.rpm

On 64-bit Systems

----------- On Fedora 21 ----------- # dnf install https://github.com/clementine-player/Clementine/releases/download/1.3/clementine-1.3.0-1.fc21.x86_64.rpm
----------- On Fedora 22 ----------- # dnf install https://github.com/clementine-player/Clementine/releases/download/1.3/clementine-1.3.0-1.fc22.x86_64.rpm
----------- On Fedora 23 ----------- # dnf install https://github.com/clementine-player/Clementine/releases/download/1.3/clementine-1.3.0-1.fc23.x86_64.rpm

For other distributions, Clementine binary and source code downloads are available from HERE.

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