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Juk is audio jukebox.

JuK 3

Kde4-button.pngJuK 3 is part of the KDE 4 Multimedia package. Features include

  • Collection list and multiple user defined playlists
  • Ability to scan directories to automatically import playlists and music files on start up
  • Dynamic Search Playlists that are automatically updated as fields in the collection change.
  • A Tree View mode where playlists are automatically generated for sets of albums, artists and genres.
  • Playlist history to indicate which files have been played and when.
  • Inline search for filtering the list of visible items.
  • The ability to guess tag information from the file name or using MusicBrainz online lookup.
  • File renamer that can rename files based on the tag content.
  • ID3v1, ID3v2 and Ogg Vorbis tag reading and editing support (via TagLib).


JuK 2.2

Kde3-button.pngJuK 2.2 is part of the KDE 3.4 KDE Multimedia package. JuK packages are distributed with almost all current Linux and many Unix distributions.


  • An easy to use, playlist and metadata focused interface with several playlist types:
    • Collection List where the entire database of music is shown and automatically updated based on folders the user has indicated contain their music collection
    • Search Playlists that allow for powerful combinations of search criteria to produce dynamically updated playlists
    • Dynamic Lists which are produced by using multiple selection in the playlist selector and are a union of two or more playlists
    • Folder Playlists which represent a single folder in the file system and are updated automatically based on its contents
    • History Playlist which stores a history of the what the user has played
    • Play Queue, an enhancement of the popular Play Next funtionality of previous versions that enables a manegable upcoming queue of items to be played
    • Player and tag editor for several audio formats:
    • MP3 (MPEG Layer 3 Audio)
    • Ogg Vorbis
    • FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec)
    • MPC (MusePack)
  • Multiple audio output backends:
    • aRts (Default)
    • GStreamer 0.8
    • aKode
  • Inline search for quick filtering of the currently visible items
  • MusicBrainz integration for file identification on over the Internet
  • File renamer that renames files based on the tag content
  • A powerful tag editor that works seemlessly with all supported music formats
  • CD burning support via the popular K3b tool
  • Visually attractive, but unobtrusive track announcements
  • A Now Playing heads-up style title bar featuring the album cover, links to show more from the playing artist or album and a brief history of previously played items
  • Cover art management via Google Image Search
  • Random play including Album Random Play for randomly playing complete albums

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