Strawberry is a music player and music collection organizer for Linux, macOS and Windows. It is aimed at music collectors and audiophiles. With Strawberry you can play and manage your digital music collection, stream your favorite radios, or play music from Subsonic, Tidal and Qobuz.


  • Play and organize music
  • Supports WAV, FLAC, WavPack, Ogg Vorbis, Speex, MPC, TrueAudio, AIFF, MP4, MP3, ASF and Monkey's Audio
  • Audio CD playback [*]
  • Native desktop notifications
  • Playlists in multiple formats
  • Advanced audio output and device configuration for bit-perfect playback on Linux
  • Edit tags on music files
  • Fetch tags from MusicBrainz
  • Album cover art from, Musicbrainz, Discogs, Musixmatch, Deezer, Tidal, Qobuz and Spotify
  • Song lyrics from AudD AudD, Genius, Musixmatch, ChartLyrics, and
  • Support for multiple backends
  • Audio analyzer
  • Audio equalizer
  • Transfer music to mass-storage USB players, MTP compatible devices and iPod Nano/Classic [*]
  • Scrobbler with support for, and ListenBrainz
  • Streaming support for Subsonic, Tidal and Qobuz

* Audio CD and device support is not available on Windows.

Sponsor Us

If you enjoy Strawberry, please consider sponsoring the project.
Strawberry is free software (Free as in freedom), but is depending on donations from our users to survive. There are few developers, and most of the development is done by one person. Strawberry has become very popular over the past few years with hundred of users. Maintaining the application, running all the services, providing releases and dealing with bugs and technical issues is a time-consuming job.

There are currently 3 options for sponsorship:

Monthly donations through GitHub Sponsors or Patreon is preferred, but it is also possible to donate once using Paypal.

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Main player window showing song playing with lyrics.

Main player window showing song playing with lyrics.

Fullscreen player window.

Collection view.

Streaming from Radio Paradise.

Tidal search and streaming.

Album Cover manager, easily get covers for all of your albums.

Manual cover search.

Collection settings.

Advanced backend settings on Linux. Selecting output device will play without resampling.

Scrobbler with support for, and listenbrainz.

Tidal settings.


For help, questions and discussion join our forum on

There currently isn't any macOS developers actively working on this project, so we might not be able to help with issues specific to macOS.


Since Strawberry is an free and open-source project, it is possible and encouraged to participate in the development. The development takes place on GitHub.
You can also participate by answering questions, reporting bugs, or helping with documentation.


Strawberry is available in the package repositories on most Linux distributions including Fedora, openSUSE and Arch.
However, Strawberry is currently not available on Ubuntu. For Ubuntu and derivatives, we have an official PPA repository.

To add the PPA repository on Ubuntu use the following commands:
add-apt-repository ppa:jonaski/strawberry
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install strawberry

For the latest development changes you can use ppa:jonaski/strawberry-unstable instead.

Repositories containing the latest development changes is also available for Fedora, openSUSE and Mageia through openSUSE buildservice