Nightingale

1.12.1

Nightingale is a free, open-source music management program that is based on the Songbird media player source code. It has a slick and user-friendly interface that can be customized with ‘feathers’, Nightingale’s answer to skins.

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Version1.12.1
Operating System SupportWindows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2012, Windows 2000, Windows 2008, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 98, Windows 7, Windows Vista
Current LanguageEnglish
Available LanguagesEnglish, French, Polish, Chinese, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish
LicenseFree
DateTuesday, June 3rd 2014
DeveloperNightingale
Developer URLhttps://www.getnightingale.com

Thanks to the built-in browser, it is quick and easy to get extra content for the app such as album artwork, add-ons and skins. You can also get extra funcionality via plugins like Last.fm and Icecast support.

Features include:

  • Plugins compatible with Songbird (with any modification to the addon)
  • Multi-platform compatibility with Windows XP, Vista, 7, Linux and Mac OS X v10.5 (x86, x86-64).
  • Ability to play multiple audio formats, such as MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, Apple Lossless and WMA
  • Ability to play Apple FairPlay-encoded audio on Windows and Mac platforms via hooks into QuickTime (authorization takes place in iTunes)
  • Ability to play Windows Media DRM audio on Windows platforms
  • Media files stored on pages viewed in the browser show up as playable files in Nightingale
  • MP3 file download
  • Ability to subscribe to MP3 blogs as playlists
  • Ability to build custom mixes
  • Ability to scan the user’s computer for all audio files and add them to a local library
  • A configurable and collapsible graphical user interface similar to iTunes, and mini-player mode
  • Keyboard shortcuts and media keyboard support
  • Last.fm integration via a plugin, complete with love/hate buttons
  • Microsoft MTP compatible device support
  • Ability to edit and save metadata tags
  • Gapless playback and ReplayGain
  • Watch folders
  • Media import and export (from and to iTunes)

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