Description:

Yarock is Qt4/Qt5 Modern Music Player designed to provide an easy and pretty music
collection browser based on cover art.

Yarock is written in C++ using Qt and Phonon multimedia framework, only for
linux platform.

Feel free to download, test it and tell me what you think about it.

Features include:
* 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, radionomy, dirble, ...)
* Mp3Gain tag support for volume normalization
* Cover art download
* Last Fm scrobbler
* Command line interface, Mpris interface
* Clean and simple user interface
* No GNOME or KDE dependancies

Dependancies:
* qt4 (or qt5)
* qjson-devel (if qt4)
* taglib
* htmlcxx
* phonon [vlc, libmpv]

Build from Source:
$ mkdir build && cd build
$ cmake ..
$ make
$ make install (as root)

* build with alternate audio backend
$ cmake .. -DENABLE_VLC=ON -DENABLE_MPV=ON -DENABLE_PHONON=OFF


Bug report:
I try my best to answer and solve problems. Feel free to post bugs or wishes to https://bugs.launchpad.net/yarock
Last changelog:

1.2.0 release 2 months ago

New : Configurable custom cover size [#1627841]
New : Redesign player tool bar with expanded tool bar mode
New : Remove Echonest web service no longer available
New : Add Spotify web service for artist image
Changes: Internet connection; prevent downloading artist image if no used [#1624536]
Changes: Change & fix many lyrics provider services
Changes: Many minors ui changes and improvements

charliewang

4 years ago

/home/wjr/Downloads/Yarock_0.9.62_source/src3party/qxt/qxtglobalshortcut_x11.cpp: In static member function ‘static bool QxtGlobalShortcutPrivate::registerShortcut(quint32, quint32)’:
/home/wjr/Downloads/Yarock_0.9.62_source/src3party/qxt/qxtglobalshortcut_x11.cpp:92:45: error: invalid conversion from ‘Qt::HANDLE {aka void*}’ to ‘Window {aka long unsigned int}’ [-fpermissive]
/home/wjr/Downloads/Yarock_0.9.62_source/src3party/qxt/qxtglobalshortcut_x11.cpp: In static member function ‘static bool QxtGlobalShortcutPrivate::unregisterShortcut(quint32, quint32)’:
/home/wjr/Downloads/Yarock_0.9.62_source/src3party/qxt/qxtglobalshortcut_x11.cpp:108:45: error: invalid conversion from ‘Qt::HANDLE {aka void*}’ to ‘Window {aka long unsigned int}’ [-fpermissive]
make[2]: *** [src3party/qxt/CMakeFiles/qxt.dir/qxtglobalshortcut_x11.cpp.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [src3party/qxt/CMakeFiles/qxt.dir/all] Error 2
make: *** [all] Error 2

Can you help me with this compile error?

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SebAmar

4 years ago

Hi,

sorry for this issue, I'm working on it. Which Qt version are you using ?

Regards,
Sebastien

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iainj

4 years ago

Now it's compiled I've come across another problem :(

First time I ran it, from the terminal, I added my music folder and it went off and scanned all the files - during this I got a *lot* of these error but otherwise it kept on running:

TagLib: MPEG::Header::parse() -- Invalid sample rate.
TagLib: MPEG::Properties::read() -- Page headers were invalid.

...then when it got to 100% it suddenly closed with the error:

TagLib: Could not open file /home/iain/Music/Feeder/The Singles/01 - Feeder - Come Back Around.ogg
Segmentation fault

If I try to start yarock again, I just get the same error again straight away.

I deleted the ~/.config/yarock folder, temporarily deleted the "Feeder" folder from my music, and tried again, and got the same error from a different folder this time.

Deleted the config folder again, and this time just added one subfolder from Music at a time - some worked OK, others brought about the error again.

I've run chmod 755 on the entire ~/Music folder so it shouldn't be a permissions issue.

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dmnmsc

4 years ago

Same here with older versions. To me, it happens when my playlists contains missing songs. For example, playlist with 1 song in /home/music/test.mp3. If test.mp3 is on other path (/media/win/music/test.mp3) it crashes. Maybe is your problem too.

I've 1 bestsongs playlist on Win and 1bestsongs playlist on Linux. I just moved Win playlist to other path and then YaRock can't scan it. No more core crashes.

Hope it works for you.

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iainj

4 years ago

Hi Sebastien,

Great looking app, unfortunately I can't compile it on Linux Mint 14 KDE (KDE version 4.9.5).

I've made sure the dependencies are installed as per the readme but I get the following output:


-- Phonon Version: 4.6.0
-- Taglib found: -L/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu -ltag
-- Could NOT find Echonest (missing: ECHONEST_LIBRARIES ECHONEST_INCLUDE_DIR)
-- checking for module 'QJson>=0.5'
-- package 'QJson>=0.5' not found
CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindPkgConfig.cmake:279 (message):
A required package was not found
Call Stack (most recent call first):
/usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindPkgConfig.cmake:333 (_pkg_check_modules_internal)
cmake/FindQJSON.cmake:20 (pkg_check_modules)
CMakeLists.txt:26 (FIND_PACKAGE)


CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:97 (MESSAGE):
Could NOT find QJSON (missing: QJSON_LIBRARIES QJSON_INCLUDE_DIR)
Call Stack (most recent call first):
/usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:288 (_FPHSA_FAILURE_MESSAGE)
cmake/FindQJSON.cmake:44 (find_package_handle_standard_args)
CMakeLists.txt:26 (FIND_PACKAGE)


-- Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!

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SebAmar

4 years ago

Hi, it's seems that Qjson package is missing. Try to install package "libqjson/libqjson-dev".

Regards,
Sebastien

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iainj

4 years ago

Hi Sebastien

Thanks for this, I thought I was covered as I checked in Synaptic, and "libqjson0" was installed, but I installed "libqjson-dev" and now it works! Did the same with "libechonest-dev".

Thanks for your help!

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dmnmsc

4 years ago

Hi, Sebastien.

Random play just don't work fine. When I upload a playlist on the rightside bar with random mode active always sound the same song.

But when I play songs on music explorer works fine.

I've tested with so much playlists and always do the same. Only 1 song playing on rightsidebar.

I'm using Chakra 64 bits.

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SebAmar

4 years ago

Hi, thanks for report. Fix will be included in the next release. Next release is coming soon !!
Regards

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dmnmsc

4 years ago

Good, good! I'm waiting!!

[Offtopic question: We will see someday YaRock on Windows?] Yes... I use Windows sometimes.

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redhatlinux10

4 years ago

thanks for your great work!
would you please provide rpm packages for openSUSE 12.3?

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SebAmar

4 years ago

Hi, thanks for your comment. Sorry but I don't provide any package (I don't have enough time and knowledge of different package system) Maybe you can ask opensuse community for this.
Regards

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enoop

4 years ago

I have five requests.

Currently, the album art isn't shown by the veromix control interface; would be nice to get a fix.

Add an option to disable volume notifications.

Add a default state for the menu buttons (home, music browser, etc). For example, when clicking the home button, show the context page, the music browser button would show the artist page etc.

Add the option that if you click on the artist in artist view, it would open a view that showed only that artists albums.

Add a now playing playlist option.

Thanks for all your work, yarock is great.

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SebAmar

4 years ago

Hi, thanks for your feedback.

Currently, the album art isn't shown by the veromix control interface; would be nice to get a fix.
-> I did not know this plasmoid, I will try it to see what I can do.

Add an option to disable volume notifications.
-> ok it seems easy (for the next release)

Add a default state for the menu buttons (home, music browser, etc). For example, when clicking the home button, show the context page, the music browser button would show the artist page etc.
-> ok it seems easy (for the next release)

Add the option that if you click on the artist in artist view, it would open a view that showed only that artists albums.
-> ok, it's not the default behavior to browse in yarock so I have to think about it to integrate this new behavior

Add a now playing playlist option.
-> Please can you clarify this point, I don't really understand what you mean.

Best regards,
sebastien

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enoop

4 years ago

"Please can you clarify this point, I don't really understand what you mean."
Right now, if you double click on a song or album, it doesn't really have any apparent way of seeing what will be played next. I would like an option to always replace current playlist with that album, artist or song if you click on them from the interface.

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SebAmar

4 years ago

OK, You can already make a "Ctrl+ Click" : items will be queued in "play-queue widget".

However, I will try to add more option or to make it more convenient....

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stormrider79

4 years ago

I just love YaRock. It's my favourite player. Any plans for Covergloobus support?

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SebAmar

4 years ago

Hi, thanks you a lot for your comment.
I didn't know about CoverGloobus application. I will have a look to see what I can do.

Regards

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SebAmar

4 years ago

I have reported a bug on CoverGloobus project to add Yarock support.

In fact you can already add (basic) support for Yarock :

1) download CoverGloobus source
2) add YaRock.py in src/players/ directory woth followings contents
####
from gettext import gettext as _

from generic.Mpris import Mpris

class YaRock(Mpris):

__title__ = 'YaRock'
__version__ = '0.3'
__authors__ = 'Sebastien Amardeilh <sebastien.amardeilh+Yarock@gmail.com>'
__desc__ = _('Yarock music player plugin')

DBUS_NAME = 'org.mpris.yarock'
####
3) update Makefile.am in src/players by adding YaRock.py in the list of players

4) build CoverGloobus
./autogen.sh
make
sudo make install

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stormrider79

4 years ago

Thank you so much! I'll try this!

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KDesk

4 years ago

Hi, first, this player is very nice and easy to use, which is great!

When running YaRock for the first time, the following message apears:

"No collection seems to be setup
Do you want to setup your collection Now"

There is a missing question '?' mark.

Also, there is croped text for me in Settings->Player, in "Use ReplayGain track metada..." [1]

I've notitced that to change the Shortcuts, it has to be clicked twice, which seems to me a bit unintuitive, considering that there is no function for one-click.

Do you have any service for the translations, like Transifex?
Also, which is the name, Yarock or YaRock? Both are displayed in the program.

[1] http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/543/yarock0961cropedtext.png/

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SebAmar

4 years ago

Hi,

thanks for your feedback, I have noticed all your remarks and I will try to fix this points for the next release.

Translations can be found at https://www.transifex.com/projects/p/yarock-translation/

However, the translations are not up to date with the last 0.9.61 release. I will update it as soon as possible.

You can also register bugs on https://bugs.launchpad.net/yarock.

Regards,
Sebastien

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lionhater

4 years ago

Sorry, can't login to launhcpad. These bugs fixed (thanks): Bug #927554 and #927557.

New version is finely improved too (thanks). But right click menus have some issues (maybe with my dark system theme –pure Qt on Ubuntu minimal + Fluxbox): items duplicated + tracks unreadable. Besides, stars in track view are unclickable, dysfunctional.

Fixing these and a better implementation of playlist management (Bug #927747) would make YaRock the best audio player in the whole planet! Otherwise there's not a single alternative to iTunes in Linux despite zillion audio apps, let alone as a Qt app.

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lionhater

4 years ago

Could login to launchpad. Sorry for the duplication here.

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SebAmar

4 years ago

Hi, thanks for your feedback and your support.
I have read the updates you've made on launchpad bugs.

I will work on this for the next release.
Regards,
Sebastien

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1.2.0 release 2 months ago

New : Configurable custom cover size [#1627841]
New : Redesign player tool bar with expanded tool bar mode
New : Remove Echonest web service no longer available
New : Add Spotify web service for artist image
Changes: Internet connection; prevent downloading artist image if no used [#1624536]
Changes: Change & fix many lyrics provider services
Changes: Many minors ui changes and improvements

1.1.6 release changlog 1 year ago

New : Add Opus audio file support [#1539942]
New : Enable maximum volume level to 150 % (VLC/MPV engine)
New : Add drag and drop from playqueue to playlist to add tracks to playlist
New : Add option to enable/disable shorcuts [#1543410]
BugFix : Fix closing app with active systray icon [#1627840]
BugFix : Allow media keys working when current song info panel is displayed [#1624532]
BugFix : Fix wrong player stop notification [#1539912]
BugFix : Translations fix

1.1.5 release changelog 7 years ago


- New : Default audio engine is VLC (phonon/MPV still available)
- New : Default Qt library is Qt5 (Qt4 still available)
- New : new advanced now playing widget
- New : new favorites web radio management
- New : new redesign webradio view layout
- Change : many GUI changes and improvments
- Option to reach collections from the left side pane [#1489281]
- BugFix : missing icons and wrong context menu under gnome desktop
- BugFix : fix album cover during complete database reconstruction [#1493948]
- BugFix : segfaults on Fedora 23 when rating a track [#1529087]
- BugFix : fix closing equalizer windows [#1492119]
- BugFix : fix crash at startup when first playing track [#1527876]
- BugFix : fix minor seek slider popup display issue
- BugFix : fix global shortcut management with Qt5
- BugFix : building issue [#1491736]
- BugFix : building support taglib-1.10 (and newer) [#1522829]
- BugFix : building support LIB_SUFFIX [#1522832]

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