Here in the blog we have spoken to you repeatedly about music players for all tastes, on this occasion, we want to give details of a smart player which has the particularity of being compatible with various cloud applications like the famous Spotify, Google Play Music, Among others.
This player, which is visually very elegant and clean, is called Harmony and has just been updated to add support for Last.fm, besides that, if you are one of the users who is used to download mp3 on your computer, this tool is perfect for managing them.
La extensive integration with cloud services and its elegant appearance, make it one of the players that we must try and especially enjoy.
What is Harmony?
Harmony is an elegant music player that allows you to play songs hosted on your computer such as those found in cloud applications such as Spotify, SoundCloud, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, among others.
It is free and cross-platform, maintained by its creator and a small number of collaborators, developed using electron that many of us likeand what others hate). Its source code is quite clean and organized, and the updates have been constant.
This beautiful player is inspired by iTunes so many of its features and appearance will bring back memories of that player.
- It allows you to play audios from various applications in the cloud such as: Spotify, Deezer, Google Play Music, Hype Machine, SoundCloud and Last.fm.
- All your playlists in one application.
- Great preview of your library, thanks to the functionality of CoverFlow.
- Integration in the sound menu or system tray for incompatible systems.
- It has a super elegant interface.
- Its appearance can switch between light mode and dark mode, with a simple keyboard shortcut
Ctrl + D
- Multiple keyboard shortcuts.
- Clean interface without distractions.
- Last.fm scrobbling.
- Support for multimedia keys.
- Adaptable to all screens.
- Nice notifications when changing songs.
How to install Harmony
One of the great advantages of Harmony is that it has installers for all Linux distros, in addition to the possibility of being able to download it from its source code, depending on your distribution or operating system, download the appropriate package from its official release
Arch Linux and derivative users can install Harmony from AUR, to do this open a terminal and run the following command:
yaourt -S harmony-player
Personally, I really enjoyed trying Harmony, it is already an elegant player with great integration with the cloud, the performance on my computer with Linux Mint 18.1 has been great, and it has also recognized the multimedia controls on my keyboard (something that is appreciated) .
He spent the whole day playing music from my beloved Spotify, plus some podcasts hosted on SoundCloud, and it went great. So there is nothing left to recommend trying it and after you have enjoyed it, do not forget to leave us your comments.
How was Harmony testing you?