Winamp Like ‘Qmmp’ Music Player 1.1.9 Released


Qmmp, Qt-based multimedia player, has reached the 1.1.9 (and 0.10.9) release with some performance improvements and bug fixes.

Qmmp 1.1.9 and 0.10.9 are different version series with same changes. Qmmp 0.10.x is released for Qt4, and Qmmp 1.1.x is for Qt5.

Changes in Qmmp 1.1.9 and 0.10.9:

  • using relative skin path for portable configuration;
  • improved WASAPI support;
  • fixed cursors support in the skinned user interface;
  • fixed freezing when using DirectSound output;
  • fixed documentation;
  • fixed issue with ‘jump to track’ dialog when single click activation is enabled;
  • fixed tray icon tooltip (1.1.9 only);
  • fixed FLAC bitrate calculation;
  • fixed segmentation fault in the ffmpeg plugin;
  • translation updates.


How to Install Qmmp 1.1.9 (0.10.9) in Ubuntu:

The Qmmp release PPA has built the packages for Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and Ubuntu 17.04.

1. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and then run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

Type in password (no visual feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter.


2. Run commands to check updates and install the latest Qmmp packages:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

The commands will install Qt4 version of Qmmp 0.10.9 in Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 14.04, and install Qt5 version of Qmmp 1.1.9 in Ubuntu 16.04 and higher.

For Ubuntu 16.04 and higher users who want to install Qmmp Qt4, run following commands instead:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install qmmp-qt4 qmmp-plugin-pack-qt4


To remove Qmmp multimedia player, simply run command in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove qmmp qmmp-qt4 qmmp-plugin-* && sudo apt-get autoremove

For the PPA repository, go to System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.