aTunes is a rich featured audio player and organizer, released under GNU General Public License. It is multi-platform available for Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows, it is written in Java language. It has ability to rip songs from audio CDs (for Linux it needs extra packages (cdparanoia, cdda2wav, icedax) or optional encoders (oggenc, lame, flac). aTunes is an alternative to many other players such as Amarok, Clementine, foobar2000 or even iTunes.
It currently plays several popular audio formats (mp3, ogg, wma, wav, flac, mp4, m4a, ra, rm, cue), as well as allowing users to easily edit tags, and organize their music collection. aTunes runs on any platform with a Java 6 compatible Runtime Enviroment. Additionally users can play online radio stations, podcasts and rip songs from their audio CDs.
aTunes can only READ iPod contents until 4th generation. It has not been tested with later versions. It can't write songs to iPod. However, aTunes can write to many generic mp3 players acting as external hard drive (i.e. mass storage devices).

  • Standard view with all controls and features
  • Multi window view. Every window element (navigator, playlist, context information) is shown as a separate window. Every window can be located and / or arranged as you want.
  • System tray icon to control player
  • Themes support: you can change aTunes colors by changing theme
  • Full Screen Mode
  • aTunes includes a cd ripper tool, using cdda2wav, lame, flac and oggenc. Just put an audio cd into your computer, and select "Import CD" in the "Tools" menu. You can select which tracks to rip, and get track names automatically from Amazon.
  • Support for optional FAAC encoder
  • Support for CDParanoia (limited functionality)
  • Subscribe your favorite podcast feeds and listen them in aTunes
  • Download podcast feed entries to your hard disk
  • Artist search tool in different web pages: YouTube, Google Video , Wikipedia, etc.
  • Lyrics information: when a song is being played, automatically aTunes shows lyrics
  • Tracks, albums or artists can be selected as favorites
  • Favorite elements are shown in the "Favorites" tab in Navigator
  • Connect your portable player or anything that could be mounted as a file system, and view in aTunes, copy to repository, synchronize, etc.
  • Support for huge playlist, with thousand of songs
  • Support for multiple playlists at the same time
  • Shows multiple columns: title, artist, album, genre, length, track number…
  • Full Drag-and-Drop support. Songs can be dragged from the navigator or from the OS file system
  • Reads mp3, ogg, flac, wma, mp4, ra, rm tags
  • Writes mp3, ogg, flac, wma, mp4 tags
  • Reads and shows pictures included in ID3v2 tags
  • Tag editor window
  • Auto tag edition tools: set track number, genre, lyrics and so on automatically
  • Some auto tag tools for all repository
  • Extended search function
  • Player engine: mplayer for all environments, xine for Linux systems
  • Karaoke function, Equalizer, Normalization, Shuffle and repeat options, OSD (On-screen display)

To enable this feature, go to Preferences, Player, and enable option.
The default hotkey settings are:
  • Play/Pause: Ctrl+Alt+P
  • Stop: Ctrl+Alt+S
  • Next: Ctrl+Alt+RIGHT
  • Previous: Ctrl+Alt+LEFT
  • Volume up: Ctrl+Alt+UP
  • Volume down: Ctrl+Alt+DOWN
  • Show/hide window: Ctrl+Alt+W
  • Mute: Ctrl+Alt+M
  • Show song info: Ctrl+Alt+I

Release Notes:
  • FIX: NPE updating tag in properties file
  • FIX: check audio object exists not controlling null references
  • FIX: Errors when dragging columns
  • FIX: Problem creating folders when ripping CDs in Windows (Paul Silwa)
  • Removed next and previous buttons when editing tags
  • FIX: Seek not working after changing look and feel
  • FIX: Repository actions disabled after connecting device
  • FIX: Clear cache broken
  • FIX: Drag and drop not checking if it's a valid drop operation

>> Available for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/14.10/13.10 Saucy/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 17/16/13/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install aTunes in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

To install aTunes in Debian 7 open Terminal and enter these commands in the Terminal:
That's it
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