Audacious

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Audacious is a media player similar to XMMS, and Winamp.

Installation

USE flags

USE flags for media-sound/audacious Lightweight and versatile audio player

gtk Build with GTK interface instead of Qt5
nls Add Native Language Support (using gettext - GNU locale utilities)

USE flags for media-plugins/audacious-plugins Lightweight and versatile audio player

aac Enable support for MPEG-4 AAC Audio
adplug Build with AdPlug (Adlib sound card emulation) support
alsa Add support for media-libs/alsa-lib (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture)
ampache Support controlling audacious via www-apps/ampache
bs2b Enable Bauer Bauer stereophonic-to-binaural headphone filter
cdda Add Compact Disk Digital Audio (Standard Audio CD) support
cue Support CUE sheets using the libcue library
ffmpeg Enable ffmpeg/libav-based audio/video codec support
flac Add support for FLAC: Free Lossless Audio Codec
fluidsynth Support FluidSynth as MIDI synth backend
gme Support various gaming console music formats
gtk Build with GTK interface instead of Qt5
http Support HTTP streams through neon
jack Add support for the JACK Audio Connection Kit
lame Prefer using LAME libraries for MP3 encoding support
libav Prefer libav over ffmpeg whenever both are supported
libnotify Enable desktop notification support
libsamplerate Build with support for converting sample rates using libsamplerate
lirc Add support for lirc (Linux's Infra-Red Remote Control)
mms Support for Microsoft Media Server (MMS) streams
modplug Add libmodplug support for playing SoundTracker-style music files
mp3 Add support for reading mp3 files
nls Add Native Language Support (using gettext - GNU locale utilities)
opengl Add support for OpenGL (3D graphics)
pulseaudio Add support for PulseAudio sound server
qtmedia Enable playback via dev-qt/qtmultimedia
scrobbler Build with scrobbler/LastFM submission support
sdl Add support for Simple Direct Layer (media library)
sid Build with SID (Commodore 64 Audio) support
sndfile Add support for libsndfile
soxr Build with SoX Resampler support
speedpitch Enable speed/pitch effects
streamtuner Build the streamtuner plugin
vorbis Add support for the OggVorbis audio codec
wavpack Add support for wavpack audio compression tools

Emerge

Install media-sound/audacious and media-plugins/audacious-plugins:

root #emerge --ask media-sound/audacious media-plugins/audacious-plugins

Usage

  • To put Audacious in classic Winamp mode, go to View > Interface > Winamp Classic Interface.
  • To insert classical Winamp EQ presets: