Quod Libet is an audio player that supports tagging using the Mutagen library. It comes with a GTK+ interface that lets you smoothly organize your albums and play your favorite songs.

Quod Libet includes the following features:

  • Large collection of plugins (Burn CD, equalizer, reply gain, view lyrics ...)
  • Internet radio
  • Podcast support
  • Advanced tagging abilities (e.g. replace spaces by underscores)
  • Playlist creator (using RegEx)


#Folder/Album browser

#Plugin collection

#Tag editor

Quod Libet offers advanced search capabilities through the use of regular expressions. For example, if you want to find all the artists whose names begin with c, type the following line into the search bar:
artist = /^c.*/

If you want to get the latest version of Quod Libet, you can use the following PPA:
(NOTE: This PPA contains unstable builds so use it for testing purposes only).

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lazka/dumpingplace
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install quodlibet

However, if you want to install the latest stable release, you need to add the following PPA to your software sources:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lazka/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install quodlibet