Features

What’s in, what we’re working on, and what’s next.

Integrated Services

  • mashTape

    mashTape

    Discover Flickr photos, YouTube videos, last.fm biographies, Google news (and more) for the currently playing artist.

  • Last.fm Scrobbling

    Last.fm Scrobbling

    Integrated Last.fm support allows you to scrobble, love, and ban your tracks.

  • Concert Tickets

    Concert Tickets

    Discover upcoming shows in your area based on the artists in your library. Event listings powered by Songkick.

  • SHOUTcast Radio

    SHOUTcast Radio

    Stream music using the integrated SHOUTcast Radio directory.

  • Customize with Add-ons

    Customize with Add-ons

    Enhance Songbird with community contributed add-ons like MediaFlow or build one of your own.

Features

  • Media Importing

    Add media to Songbird by importing from your file system or iTunes.

  • Media Playback

    Songbird supports MP3, FLAC, and Vorbis on all platforms; WMA and WMA DRM on Windows; and AAC and Fairplay on Windows and Mac.

  • GStreamer

    Songbird now uses GStreamer as our main media playback system, across all platforms.

  • Smart Playlists

    Create dynamic playlists that automatically update based on criteria you set.

  • Web Browser

    Songbird includes an integrated web browser with features like bookmarking, tabbed browsing, and more.

  • Cross Platform

    Songbird runs on Windows, Linux and Mac.

  • Multi-language Support

    Over 25 completed, community-contributed localizations and growing!

  • Automatic Updates

    Always stay up to date using Songbird's built-in automatic updates.

  • Setup Assistant

    Quickly setup Songbird for the first time.

  • Custom UI

    Make Songbird your own by choosing from dozens of different skins feathers.

  • Library Management

    Browse, organize, sort and search your media.

  • Developer Support

    Songbird is getting better everyday thanks to its open platform and growing developer community.

In Beta

  • Device Support

    Songbird's device support is limited. The Device Support wiki has additional details about what's supported. Apple iPhones, iPod Touch and Microsoft Zune devices are not yet supported.

  • Album Artwork

    Display the currently playing track's album art and write new artwork back to the file. We still need to support album art fetching.

  • Subscriptions

    Subscribe to music blogs and download music directly to your library. We're working on ways to improve this feature.

  • Performance & Stability

    Improving the performance and stability of Songbird is an ongoing focus. Each release we set aside dedicated cycles to ensure we're making progress.

Coming Soon

  • CD Rip

    CD Rip and encoding are forthcoming. Check the roadmap for details.

  • Watch Folders

    Automatically importing media from defined folders is coming soon. Check the roadmap for details.

  • Video

    We're still nailing the music player experience, but can't wait to properly integrate video! Check the roadmap for details.

What’s next? Check out our roadmap, see where we’re headed, and send us your thoughts.
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