How to install YaRock 1.0 on Ubuntu 14.04

YaRock is an open-source audio player built with QT4 and Phonon multimedia framework and written on C++. YaRock supports Windows, Mac and Linux. The new version of YaRock 1.0 is now available for download. This new version brings some updates and bug fixes. This tutorial is going to show you how to install YaRock 1.0 on Ubuntu 14.04. This tutorial also can be used on other Ubuntu based Linux such as Linux Lite 2.0, Elementary OS Freya, PinguyOS 14.04, Linux Mint, Deepin 2014 and many others.

install yarock on ubuntu 14.04

YaRock Features:

  • Music collection database (SQLite 3)
  • Browse your local music collection based on cover art
  • Easy search and filter music collection
  • Manage favorites item (album, artist)
  • Play music directly from collection or playqueue
  • Simple Playqueue
  • Smart playlist generator
  • Support mp3,Ogg Vorbis,flac music files (depending on phonon backend)
  • Support load/save playlist file (m3u, pls, xspf)
  • Play radio stream (tunin, shoutcast, dirble, …)
  • Mp3Gain tag support for volume normalization
  • Cover art download
  • Last Fm scrobbler

Whats new on YaRock 1.0:

– New : new clean and elegant design, new icon set, new app icon
– New : add support for artists images (new view, download artists images)
– New : save rating to file
– New : add advanced library search
– New : add album cover for playqueue widget
– New : add stars rating for playqueue widget
– New : add multiple tracks edition
– Change : rewrite now playing widget
– Change : improve browser view multiple selection with SHIFT key
– Change : improve artist/album/track tags edition
– Change : support more scalable ui items
– Change : file dialog various improvements

How to install YaRock 1.0 on Ubuntu 14.04

Since YaRock 1.0 is available through PPA Repository, we can easily install YaRock 1.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 using the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:samrog131/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install yarock



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