Easy, functional, and snappy client for Music Player Daemon.

Ymuse is an easy, functional, and snappy GTK front-end (client) for Music Player Daemon written in Go.

Ymuse features

  • Connection to a local or remote MPD server via TCP or Unix domain socket, auto(re)connect function.
  • Displaying, sorting, and shuffling the play queue. Track removal.
  • Filtering the play queue on a substring.
  • Saving the play queue as a playlist (new or existing).
  • MPD library browse and search functions.
  • Browsing, adding, and renaming playlists.
  • Own stream (a.k.a. Internet radio) list, which can be edited.
  • Visible queue columns selection.
  • Player title setting using Go template syntax.
  • Toggling various MPD modes (random, repeat, consume).
  • Seeking the current track to an arbitrary location.
  • Internationalisation support. Bundled languages:
    • Dutch
    • Japanese
    • Russian

Here’s a short video tour of the application:



If you use Ubuntu, the simplest way to get Ymuse installed is downloading it from the Ubuntu Snap Store:

Snap package

In case your distro provides support for snaps, the installation can be done with:

sudo snap install ymuse

Binary package

There are also binary builds and a source tarball available: see below.


Ymuse v0.15 source code

Source code in .tar.gz archive.

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This software is distributed on the terms of the Apache License Version 2.0 or (optionally) any later version.

Software and any related documentation are provided on an as is basis, without warranty of any kind. The entire risk arising out of use or performance of the software remains with you.


Source code

To download the latest source code, clone my GitHub repository:

git clone https://github.com/yktoo/ymuse.git