Amarok 1.4 inspired music player Clementine is now in release candidate mode for its forthcoming ‘point 5’ release.

There are considerable bugfixes galore, as Clementine developer Dave informs: –

“There have also been loads of CPU usage reductions and memory leak
fixes, and the startup time has been reduced by more than half.”

As well as a veritable soup of new features, including: –

  • Device support – iPods, MTP and USB mass storage
  • Queue manager
  • Organise Files dialog
  • Support for using Wiimotes as remote controls
  • Loading embedded id3v2 cover art
  • Hypnotoad ;)
Clementine 0.5 RC main window


Clementine 0.5 Release Candidate can be downloaded from the project download at: –

As ever don’t forget to report any bugs you find so that the stable release can be super so.

As ever, thanks to zacH

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