Amarok 2.0 Released

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Apologies for the FOSSwire radio silence recently. I've been really really busy with university stuff. My Christmas break starts next week, so with any luck FOSSwire should get some more content over the festive period. Thanks for bearing with us!

The Amarok team have officially unveiled the 2.0 release of the popular open source music and media player application.

The world of digital music management has changed a ...

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Gnac - A Simple Program to Convert Audio Files

Gnac is a simple program for GNOME that allows you to convert audio files from one format to another.

It is built atop of the Gstreamer media framework, meaning that you can import any files that Gstreamer is capable of playing and then output to Gnac's supported formats for the conversion.

Once you've installed the program, it appears under the Sound & Video category, where you can launch it ...

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Rip CDs with KAudioCreator

Getting music from a CD (that you own, of course) to your favourite media player, such as Amarok, isn't always a clear process under KDE.

Amarok itself doesn't have the facility to rip CDs, as with many other media players, so using an external program is sometimes the only option. KAudioCreator is one such ripping program.

To install, you should be able to search for it in your ...

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