Vorbis Software Players
Revision as of 23:42, 30 November 2006 by Davec
Here is a list of media players for various OSes that comes with "out-of-the-box" support for Ogg Vorbis.
- WinAmp: very popular player supporting many formats.
- Foobar2000: freeware player with complex options and support for Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV and more
- Quintessential Player: Freeware player with support for Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV and Audio CDs. Also includes CD Ripping
- wxMusik: Open Source player with support for Ogg Vorbis, as well as MP3, WAV, AIFF and WMA. Makes use of an SQL based media libary for quick searching
- Coolplayer: very small Open Source player
- dbPowerAmp: player suite
- Ashampoo Media Player+: Audio and video player
- MediaJukebox: Audio management
- MuzikBrowser: Player designed for display on a TV screen
- MusicMagic Mixer: Player with playlist management
- MediaPortal: Open source home theater software
- MPEG Audio Collection: Organizer for music collection
- Zinf: Zinf Is Not Freeamp, freeware player
- vuplayer: Multi-format freeware audio player with very easy interface.
- DirectShow filter: Adds support for Ogg Vorbis, Ogg Speex, Ogg Theora, Ogg FLAC, and native FLAC to any DirectShow-compliant player such as Windows Media Player and BSPlayer
- MediaMonkey: Free easy-to-use player/tagger/media library with built-in Ripper & Burner. Can even encode & transcode to Ogg Vorbis
- MusikCube: Freeware player
- KSP Sound Player: Freeware player with lyrics, Media Library, suggestion searching and automatic playlist generation
- Visonair.tv Player: Freeware player - Plays Ogg Vorbis and Theora streams
- VLC Media Player: Open Source media player and streaming server that support virtually every video and audio format
- Mplayer: Open Source video player that supports also many audio formats
- JOrbisPlayer: Java Player that uses the JOrbis Java decoder
- jlGui: Winamp clone for Java
- Zinf: Open Source player with support for Ogg Vorbis, as well as MP3, WAV and Audio CDs.
- SnackAmp: Tcl/Tk player
- HelixPlayer: Open source player from RealNetworks
- RealPlayer: Commercial player from RealNetworks (version 10 does not play ogg)
- Microsoft Windows Media Player: Freeware player from Microsoft (version 10 needs DirectShow filter; see Windows players, above). Runs on both Windows and Macintosh platforms.
- mpxplay: supports many formats
- JuK: Open Source player for KDE with support for Ogg Vorbis, FLAC and MP3.
- Muine: Open Source player for GNOME with support for Ogg Vorbis, FLAC and MP3.
- wxMusik: Open Source player with support for Ogg Vorbis, as well as MP3, WAV and AIFF. Makes use of an SQL based media libary for quick searching.
- MPD: Music Player Daemon is a sound server that supports different clients. Supports many formats, among them Ogg Vorbis and FLAC
- AlsaPlayer: ALSA audio player - "First player worldwide that did perfect reverse Ogg playback!"
- Cplay: Curses frontend for ogg123, mpg123 etc
- Xine: Video player with long list of supported formats
- Noatun: KDE audio player
- CAJUN: Car audio system
- GiantDisc: Jukebox system that can be controlled by a Palm
- s.q.u.e.l.c.h.: Vorbis only player
- MythTV: PVR project
- Beep Media Player (a.k.a. BMP): XMMS fork that uses GTK+ 2.x and is compatible with both XMMS and Winamp skins
- GQmpeg: GTK frontend for mpg123/ogg123 etc
- BossOgg: Jukebox system
- PyTone: Python-based jukebox player
- LAMIP: Modular audio player
- Quodlibet: Based on GStreamer 0.10 and PyGTK. Keep your music organised.
Mac OS X
- Cog – requires Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) and greater
- Quicktime components for Quicktime 6 and Quicktime 7 – enables rudimentary support for iTunes 4.7 and greater
- Whamb – supports Ogg Vorbis and Ogg Vorbis streams, requires Mac OS X 10.2 (Jaguar) and greater
- kJams – supports encoding audio to Ogg Vorbis, uses config dialog, requires 10.3 and the XiphQT package.
- The GP32, an arm9tdmi portable console with much hackability (gcc3 toolchain, expandable memory), has several Vorbis players available.
- The Zaurus, a very flexible PDA which runs Linux, can play Vorbis files with a variety of software, including a plugin for the default media player, xmms, ogg123, mplayer, or theKompany.com’s tkcPlayer.
- The Xbox Media Center is an open source project that transforms a modded Xbox with Linux into a media center and streaming client.
- The Media Digital Media Player is a streaming client solution for the Playstation 2.
- The PSPlayerMT is an "unsupported" Korean media player for the PSP. The specs claim it will play Ogg Theora and ogg audio.
- Moonshell is a homebrew media player for the Nintendo DS. It can play Ogg Vorbis. It has two Vorbis decoders (both using Tremor), a "high accuracy" one limited to 128kbps average, and a "normal accuracy" one that can use higher bitrates, the default being the normal one.
- Pocket Tunes: Commercial software: $14.95, free 15-day trial.
- AeroPlayer: Free for Ogg. Mp3 Support costs $20.00.
- POggPl: A free open source player, that is still in alpha-stage.
- The Magic Lantern: Another open source player in alpha-stage.
- The Core Pocket Media Player: (Formerly BetaPlayer) Open source media player that uses Tremor also available for Palm OS
- Conduits Pocket Player: Commercial player, free evaluation available.
- GSPlayer: This is a free player.
- PocketOgg: Open Source player that uses Tremor
- PocketMusic: Commercial player.
- The Core Pocket Media Player: (Formerly BetaPlayer) Open source media player that uses Tremor
For hardware "mp3-players" that support Ogg Vorbis see VorbisHardware