Introducing Songbird Media Player 1.0

Songbird is an open-source customizable music player that's under active development, its one of my favorite music players, check it out

The songbird team is working on creating a non-proprietary, cross platform, extensible tool that will help enable new ways to playback, manage, and discover music.


  • Media Importing

    Add media to Songbird by importing from your file system or iTunes.

  • Media Playback

    Songbird supports MP3, FLAC, and Vorbis on all platforms; WMA and WMA DRM on Windows; and AAC and Fairplay on Windows and Mac.

  • GStreamer

    Songbird now uses GStreamer as our main media playback system, across all platforms.

  • Smart Playlists

    Create dynamic playlists that automatically update based on criteria you set.

  • Web Browser

    Songbird includes an integrated web browser with features like bookmarking, tabbed browsing, and more.

  • Cross Platform

    Songbird runs on Windows, Linux and Mac.

  • Multi-language Support

    Over 25 completed, community-contributed localizations and growing!

  • Automatic Updates

    Always stay up to date using Songbird's built-in automatic updates.

  • Setup Assistant

    Quickly setup Songbird for the first time.

  • Custom UI

    Make Songbird your own by choosing from dozens of different skins feathers.

  • Library Management

    Browse, organize, sort and search your media.

  • Developer Support

    Songbird is getting better everyday thanks to its open platform and growing developer community.

Currently In Beta:
  • Device Support

    Songbird's device support is limited. The Device Support wiki has additional details about what's supported. Apple iPhones, iPod Touch and Microsoft Zune devices are not yet supported.

  • Album Artwork

    Display the currently playing track's album art and write new artwork back to the file. We still need to support album art fetching.

  • Subscriptions

    Subscribe to music blogs and download music directly to your library. We're working on ways to improve this feature.

  • Performance & Stability

    Improving the performance and stability of Songbird is an ongoing focus. Each release we set aside dedicated cycles to ensure we're making progress.

Download Songbird 1.0
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