Lyra is a front-end to the Music Player Daemon (MPD). Based loosely on the Creative Media Source software, it has the aim of supporting large collections of albums and artists. Other interesting features are the implementation of a local cache of the music library using an SQLite database, increased speed, and flexibility. In addition, Lyra supports integration with the Last.fm service, which includes "Scrobbling" and album cover art.
Clementine is a modern music player and library organizer. It is inspired by Amarok 1.4, focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and playing your music. You can search and play your local music library, and listen to Internet radio from Last.fm, SomaFM, and Magnatune. It has tabbed playlists, the ability to import and export M3U, XSPF, PLS, and ASX, visualizations from projectM, the ability to transcode music into MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Ogg Speex, FLAC, or AAC, the ability to edit tags on MP3 and Ogg files, organize your music, and download missing album cover art from Last.fm. It has native desktop notifications on Linux (libnotify) and Mac OS X (Growl), as well as remote control using a Wii Remote, MPRIS, or the command line. It can copy music to your iPod, iPhone, MTP, or mass-storage USB player. It has a queue manager.
Quasar Media Player is a light-weight, fast, and convenient media player for mobile systems. It offers many of the features found in modern desktop media players, like fast library overview and filtering along with the ability to handle large libraries very well. It has several unique features that give it unprecedented flexibility on a mobile device, like a zoomable interface for better readability even from a distance, or auto-generated playlists from a set of locations. It offers flexible support and handling of cover art images, and features a cover art album browser and built-in downloader. Quasar is highly configurable and can be operated completely via keyboard, remote control, or touchscreen.