Jajuk is an open source, multi-platform and free software project that has been designed from the offset to act as an advanced jukebox application, allowing users to effortlessly organize huge collections of music files. Supports a wide range of audio file formats.
Features at a glance
Key features include advanced audio playback functions, a powerful engine, built-in search functionality, support for displaying and editing audio tags, system tray support, an easy-to-use and straightforward graphical user interface, as well as support for album art and playlists.
As the engine is the most important part of the software, it is very important to mention here that it features an automatic rating system, automatic indexing of files, device synchronization, support for custom properties, support for unmounted devices, Audio-CD scanning capabilities and collection reporting.
Easy to use GUI
As mentioned, Jajuk’s graphical user interface (GUI) is easy to use and straightforward, featuring dockable views and perspectives, keyboard shortcuts, look and feel support, support for multiple languages, Wikipedia view for displaying the artist’s discography and collection stats and charts.
Jajuk can also act as a digital DJ and features ambience management, configurable cross-fade, recursive playback, repeat, push and shuffle functionality. It can shuffle the entire music collection and provides various startup modes.
Under the hood and supported OSes
The application is written entirely in the Java programming language and using Java Swing for the graphical user interface. It is a platform independent application, supported on GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. It runs on both 32-bit and 64-bit hardware platforms.
Availability and requirements
Being written in Java, Jajuk requires the latest Java Runtime Environment to be installed on the computer you wish to run the software (check the requirements section for more details). It is distributed as source and binary archives for all RPM- or DEB-based GNU/Linux operating systems, including Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, openSUSE, Linux Mint and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.