Strawberry : Music Player and Organizer for All Platforms

Strawberry is a music player that can also be used to manage and organize your music collection on a number of platforms. It supports Windows and a number of Linux flavors such as Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSUSE and Debian. It was mainly designed for the Linux operating system but they have also compiled a Windows port.

It takes some time for average users to get familiar with the Strawberry music player interface, but it is loaded with all the desired features that one would want from a music player. You have to begin by adding your music collection to Strawberry. For adding your music to Strawberry, you can switch to the Files section and choose to folder, right-click on it and then select “Copy to collection”.

Strawberry Music Player

Once you have added your music to the collection, you will find it all listed in the “Collection” section. You can also add your audio CDs to the collection. Once you have all the music in the collection, you can create one or more playlists as you want. These playlists can be used to play music in Strawberry.

Strawberry Music Player

All the music that is being played in Strawberry appears in the “Context” section. When you are not playing any songs, this displays a large strawberry picture. But when you are playing music, this section will display the album cover or album art for the song or track being played. When it begins to play a new track, it will also display a toast notification on your Windows desktop (perhaps it works the same in Linux).

Strawberry music player supports almost all the popular music file formats such as  WAV, FLAC, WavPack, DSF, DSDIFF, Ogg Vorbis, Speex, MPC, TrueAudio, AIFF, MP4, MP3, ASF and Monkey’s Audio. It can also be used to play audio CDs. It can fetch album art or CD covers from the internet and it can also display song lyrics downloaded from the internet.

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