MOC extras and additional software:
Optional libraries required by MOC:
- MAD - High-quality MPEG audio decoder, used for decoding MP3. It also contains libid3tag
- Vorbis - Fully Open, non-proprietary, patent-and-royalty-free, general-purpose compressed audio format
- FLAC - Free Lossless Audio Codec. From the home page:
Grossly oversimplified, FLAC is similar to MP3, but lossless, meaning that audio is compressed in FLAC without any loss in quality
- FFmpeg/LibAV - Library for decoding various audio formats (Opus, WMA, ReadAudio, (.ra), AAC, MP4)
- Speex - Patent-free audio compression format designed for speech
- Musepack with taglib - Audio compression format with a strong emphasis on high quality
- libsndfile - A library to read various audio formats like WAV, AIFF, SND etc
- libmodplug - library decoding MOD module files
- WavPack - open audio compression format providing lossless, high-quality lossy, and a unique hybrid compression mode
- FAAD2 - open source MPEG-4 and MPEG-2 AAC decoder
- Sidplay2 - library capable of playing all C64 mono and stereo file formats
- TiMidity++ - software synthesizer that can play MIDI files
- libcurl - for Internet streams
- libresamplerate - for resampling
- JACK - low-latency audio server
- librcc - Library that can fix encoding of MP3 files with ID3 tags v1/1.1
Other ncurses console players:
- Music Player Deamon (MPD) - Versatile music player/server with several console front-ends available
- mp3blaster - The most powerful player for console (beside MOC) I've ever seen, but in my opinion it has very unclear interface.
- PyTone - Python based player with internal and external pluggable players (like mpg123, xmms).
- Open Cubic Player - Old audio player, originally for DOS.
- CMus - Powerful music player with vi-style commands and interesting interface.
- mplay - Quite powerful frontend for MPlayer.