DeadBeef N9

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An experimental port of a DeadBeef Silica player from Sailfish.

Please keep in mind that it is an initial port with a lots of bugs! I'm publishing it in it's current state to estimate the interest in such application among the existing N9 community. I'll continue the development if there will be users.


  • Wide range of supported formats:
    • Lossy audio: MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, DTS, WMA, MusePack, MP2, MP1
    • Lossless audio: FLAC, APE, WavPack, ALAC, TTA, Shorten
    • Uncompressed audio: WAV, AIFF
    • Tracker music: MOD, XM, IT, S3M, STM, PTM, MTM, 669
    • SID tunes
    • Other rare audio formats (most of them are not tested)
  • Cuesheet (.CUE files) support
  • Gapless playback
  • Streaming radio support
  • Multiple playlists support with ability to load playlists in M3U, M3U8, PLS and native DBPL formats
  • Support for tags in various formats
  • Playback Queue support
  • Support for various playback orders (linear, shuffle tracks, shuffle albums, random) and looping modes (loop all, loop single song, do not loop)
  • Support for playing files directly from ZIP files

Please report bugs in a comments.

Known issues:

  • Playlist scrolling is extremely slow
  • Launching another player concurrently breaks playback till application restart
  • support is implemented but broken
  • Lockscreen control is not implemented
  • File open dialog does not support filtering by supported audio formats
  • Playlist saving is not implemented
  • Equalizer is not implemented
  • DTS playback stutters
  • Multiple various flaws in UI


Application versions: 
File deadbeef-n9_0.1_armel.deb135.74 KB19/01/2020 - 10:51

0.1: Initial alpha release