Nightingale Music Player 1.11 Released 2 comments

Nightingale is an audio player with a beautiful interface with a wide range of supported audio formats, all with multi-platform support. Being the fork of Songbird, it offers the user a lot of cool features like the ability to play MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WMA etc formats, Mp3 download feature, integration and much more.



The installation in Ubuntu is fairly simple. Download the file, extract it and find the shell script named ‘nightingale’ and double click and run it. Install the program by following the installer instructions and enjoy.


Open the terminal and type :


tar jxf Nightingale_1.11.0-2223_linux_x86.tar.bz2

cd nightingale


That should do the trick. Follow the instructions and install it.


  • Ability to play multiple audio formats, such as MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, Apple Lossless and WMA
  • Ability to play Apple FairPlay-encoded audio on Windows and Mac platforms via hooks into QuickTime (authorization takes place in iTunes)
  • Ability to play Windows Media DRM audio on Windows platforms
  • A skinnable interface
  • Media files stored on pages viewed in the browser show up as playable files in Nightingale
  • MP3 file download
  • Ability to subscribe to MP3 blogs as playlists
  • Ability to build custom mixes
  • Ability to scan the user’s computer for all audio files and add them to a local library
  • integration via a plugin, complete with love/hate buttons
  • Ability to edit and save metadata tags
  • Gapless Playback & ReplayGain
  • Watch Folders
  • Media Importing / Exportings (from and to iTunes)
  • Automatic Library Files Organization


  • Fixed interface issues
  • Several fixes on the default feather
  • Performance improvements
  • Faster search
  • Now Playing list
  • Now based on XULRunner
  • Fix Credits page (Typo and Songbird Credits)
  • Better icon on Windows (better resolution)
  • Build script updated
  • Implemented update-checker and update mechanism

Njoy !

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  • Olnei Augusto Araujo

    Not support podcasts?

  • FrankMarval

    NO funcionan los videos de youtube, si al importar la libreria (de mozilla) y se coloca en la carpeta de pluginsno hace nada, el programa tienen este defecto al igual que su origen songbird.