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DeaDBeef: A Lightweight Yet Feature-Rich Audio Player For Ubuntu/Linux

DeaDBeef Music Player For Linux Main Window

DeaDBeef is a simple music player for Ubuntu/Linux that supports both GTK+ 2 and GTK+ 3. It is a very lightweight application which can play almost any audio format.

DeaDBeef includes the following functionalities:

  • Super graphical equalizer (18 bands) 
  • DSP plugins
  • Minimal group of dependencies (No GNOME or KDE dependencies)
  • Tabbed interface
  • Small memory usage
  • Internal tag editor
  • Built-in Encoder (i.e. Format converter)
  • Last FM support
  • OSD notifications
  • Global hotkeys 
  • Streaming radio support


#Equalizer (supports Foobar2000 presets)

#Large plugin collection

#Unity quicklists support

To install DeaDBeef on Ubuntu, you need to download the .deb (HERE), then either use a GUI tool such as GDebi or simply run the following command in a terminal:

sudo dpkg -i <FILENAME.deb>


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