Clementine Media Player and Library Organizer for Linux


Clementine is an open source media player and library organizer forked from Amarok to the QT framework. Clementine has some unique features which makes it great player available in Linux.

Clementine Feature Summary

  • Searching and playing your local music library.
  • Listening to internet radio from Spotify, Grooveshark, SomaFM, Magnatune, Jamendo,, Digitally Imported,, Soundcloud, Icecast and Subsonic servers.
  • Search and play songs you’ve uploaded to Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive
  • Create smart playlists and dynamic playlists.
  • Tabbed playlists, import and export M3U, XSPF, PLS and ASX.
  • CUE sheet support.
  • Play audio CDs.
  • Visualisations from projectM.
  • Lyrics and artist biographies and photos.
  • Transcode music into MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Ogg Speex, FLAC or AAC.
  • Edit tags on MP3 and OGG files, organise your music.
  • Fetch missing tags from MusicBrainz.
  • Discover and download Podcasts.
  • Download missing album cover art from and Amazon.
  • Cross-platform – works on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
  • Native desktop notifications on Linux (libnotify) and Mac OS X (Growl).
  • Remote control using an Android device, a Wii Remote, MPRIS or the command-line.
  • Copy music to your iPod, iPhone, MTP or mass-storage USB player.
  • Queue manager.

How to Install

To install Clementine in Ubuntu, elementary, Mint using terminal run below commands in sequence. Enter password when prompted.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:me-davidsansome/clementine
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install clementine
Clementine Running in Ubuntu

Clementine Running in Ubuntu


Troubleshooting and Support

If you face any issues while installing or using Clementine, you may drop a note using comment section at the end of this article, Or you can post your query in any of the support channels mentioned below.

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