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Fast, lightweight, and minimalistic desktop music player.

Welcome to Violin 👋

Violin Application size Supported platforms Codacy Code Grade GitHub

A fast, lightweight, and minimalistic desktop music player.

Violin application screenshot

🏠 Homepage


Feature Supported
Open directory and play contents
Display metadata (album cover, album, song, artist)
Media keys (skip, previous, play / pause)
App has own volume slider
Endless repeat
Search song by name
Sorting (alphabetically by name, album, artist)
Gapless (may follow)
Open single audio file
Streaming capabilities



sudo snap install violin-player

Get it from the Snap Store

MacOS and Windows:

MacOS installer | Windows installer


Launch it like any other application on your computer. 🚀


👤 Tobias Oettl

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🤝 Contributing

Contributions, issues and feature requests are welcome!
Before submitting an issue, please take a look on the wiki first. If your question didn't get answered, feel free to check issues page!

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📝 License

Copyright © 2019 Tobias Oettl.
This project is MIT licensed.

Icon by Zaryab213.

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Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab