How to Install Strawberry Music Player on Ubuntu

Strawberry Music Player is a free and open source audio player for Linux and Windows. You can also use this as a music organizer. It supports Audio CD WavPack, DSF, DSDIFF, WAV, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Speex, MPC, MP4, MP3, ASF and Monkey’s Audio, TrueAudio and AIFF file format. You can stream your music from Tidal, Qobuz and Subsonic. Using this you can edit your music tags.

Strawberry Music Player

It comes with build-in audio analyzer and equalizer. Some other features are multiple playlists formats, you can fetch tags and album cover from MusicBrainz,, Discogs, Deezer and Tidal. It also comes with lyrics support from AudD, ChartLyrics, lyrics ovh and lololyrics com. It is written in C++ and based on Qt and Clementine.

Download Strawberry Music Player

Install Strawberry Music Player on Ubuntu

Strawberry Music Player available as deb package file, portable AppImage and flatpak. Go to the above Strawberry Music Player download page and download the .deb package file based on your Ubuntu version and save it on your Downloads folder.

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Open the terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) app and run below install command.

sudo apt install ./Download/strawberry*.deb


sudo apt install ./Download/strawberry_1.0.23-mantic_amd64.deb

Note: For me its “strawberry_1.0.23-mantic_amd64.deb” and you can change the below commands based on your file and location.

You can start it by running below command in terminal.


Or you can run it by clicking the show apps in the Ubuntu dock and type strawberry in the search box and click strawberry to open it.

Strawberry Music Player settings

Install Strawberry Music Player via Flatpak:

You can also install Strawberry Music Player via below flatpak install command.

flatpak install flathub org.strawberrymusicplayer.strawberry

You need flatpak and flathub on your system to install Strawberry flatpak app. If you don’t have then install using below link and restart it after the installation.

Install Flatpak and flathub

And start Strawberry Music Player using below command.

flatpak run org.strawberrymusicplayer.strawberry
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