Audacious can play music files on your computer, CD's or streaming audio. Audacious is a fork of beep-media-player. It is a mediaplayer that looks a lot like the classic winamp or XMMS. For more information, see the Audacious project home page.

Key Features

  • Extensive codec support (MP3, AAC, FLAC, Vorbis, Wavpack, Musepack, TTA, WMA, several chiptune formats, MIDI, Playstation Audio, etc.)
  • Output system support for OSS, ALSA, ESound, PulseAudio and JACK

  • Transcoding support
  • Effect Processing
  • Visualization
  • Plugins
  • Streaming support




Audacious is installed by default on Ubuntu Studio. To start it, click Applications -> Sound & Video -> Audacious to start Audacious.

Hints and Tips

If you're looking for a traditional Menu Bar, it's just not there. You can change all options by clicking on the icon in the upper left corner.


Audacious (last edited 2011-04-07 22:03:45 by D9784B24)