foobar2000

foobar2000 simple music player.

foobar2000 is a freeware audio player that supports most popular file formats including MP1, MP2, MP3, MP4, Musepack, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC / Ogg FLAC, Speex, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, AU/SND, CDDA, WMA, Matroska, ALAC, MMS, RSTP, and Opus.

Download foobar2000 for Windows, the advanced freeware audio player. The music player works on a 64 and 32-bit system and was tested to operate from Windows XP and up to Windows 10 systems, Mac OS 10.10 and never. This player uses open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend the functionality of the app.

foobar2000 has been written specifically for the Windows platform, and there are no plans to port it to any others. Some of the main features include an option to convert files between supported formats, open and generate playlists, create music bookmarks, rip music from Audio CDs, edit metadata, display covers for music files, rename files according to selected criteria, customize the app to suit your needs or configure components responsible for playing music.

Screenshot of foobar2000 software running on Windows 10.

In addition, foobar2000 can also play audio files within ZIP and RAR archives (typically compressed) directly, i.e. without requiring the user to extract the files first. The main advantage of the player is support for plugins that can expand the possibilities of the software. More archive formats are supported via additional components: LHA/LZH, 7-Zip, JMA.

When we install additional foobar2000 components we can add for example support for DLNA server, decode subsequent audio formats, support for Apple devices iPod and iPhone, support for 5.1 sound, and add the ability to record Audio CDs. foobar2000 interface can be also modified. There are a plethora of skins completely changing the default style and ascetic appearance.