Ubuntu Demon\’s blog

August 8, 2006

Will Songbird be the “open source iTunes killer” ?

Filed under: Uncategorized — ubuntudemon @ 2:02 am

A team led by ex-Winamp-er Rob Lord today released a preview edition of Songbird, a desktop media player that offers an open source alternative to services like Apple’s iTunes and the Windows Media Player. Instead of connecting to one locked store full of DRMmed goods, it can connect to any and all available music (and video) on the internet.

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Let’s hope it will become a true open source iTunes killer :).

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1 Comment »

  1. They only provide a 64 bit dapper edition and a normal FC5 edition, well that blows.

    Comment by liamdawe — August 8, 2006 @ 7:35 am

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