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Miam-Player is a cross-platform open source music player general overview list mode overview

What's inside?

  • Fast and reliable
  • Read .mp3, .m4a (MP4), .flac, .ogg, .oga (OGG Vorbis), .asf, .ape (Monkey Audio), .opus and more!
  • Customize everything: User Interface, Covers, Shortcuts, Buttons, Themes
  • Read and edit metadata using Taglib
  • A mini-mode which is a tribute to the good ol' Winamp shade mode: mini

Future work

  • Add MPRIS implementation for Linux (Media Player Remote Interfacing Specification) to be able to control the player
  • 10-band equalizer
  • Add projectM support for amazing visualizations
  • A spotify / jamendo plugin to stream music equalizer
  • High DPI support (for OSX first)


A plugin system has been introduced to extend possibilites of the player. Five official plugins come with the installer for Windows:

  • Support thumbnails buttons to control the player, green progress bar when playing, overlay icon
  • Get missing covers by looking at MusicBrainz' repository
  • Shell explorer extension (up to 4 actions, like 'Send to current playlist')
  • Deezer plugin (technology preview): merge local and remote Artists / Albums: mini

Binaries and source code

You can download Miam-Player binaries from the official website

Latest source is also available via Git:

  git clone git://github.com/MBach/Miam-Player.git

Master branch is not always stable but should work on all supported platforms. You can find specific working releases by browsing tags.


  make install


Miam-Player can be built with any common compiler (g++, clang, MSVC, MinGW). Build files are generated using QMake.

If you feel brave to write a CMake configuration, please contribute!

You need to build dependencies first: QtAV and TagLib. Pre-built libraries are provided for Windows and OSX in this repository.

See the wiki for more details.

Copyright info

Copyright (C) 2012-2017 Matthieu Bachelier

Miam-Player is free (libre) software. This means the complete player source code is available to public, anyone is welcome to research how the application works, participate in its development, freely distribute the application and spread the word!

This project may be used under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3.0 as published by the Free Software Foundation and appearing in the file LICENSE