New in version 1.0.7

July 30th, 2015
  • Add support for ratings and tags to filters.
  • Change default color scheme to Clearlooks.
  • Read duration from downloaded podcasts if feed didn't contain this information
  • Close connection for http 1.0 connections if keep-alive is not specified.
  • Fix repeating same track when stop after track has been used.
  • Disable shuffle/repeat menu items when play queue is active.
  • Do not auto-select current playing artist/album when using search (issue #20).

New in version 0.14.2 (December 8th, 2014)

  • Fix: support older ogg vorbis files whose file headers may exceed the gap buffer size.
  • Fix: mp4 playback.
  • Fix: allow sort keywords to be unset
  • Fix: playback position for mpris and implemented Seeked signal for mpris v2.
  • alsa: Remove mixer setting and store missing flags in settings
  • aiff playback support.

New in version 0.13.1 (March 25th, 2014)

  • Add sample accurate seeking to most formats (flac,vorbis,opus,mp4).
  • Add menu option to schedule stop after track finishes.
  • Add import option to override default text encoding for id3v1 tags.
  • Add meta data parsing to mp4 reader
  • Add indexes in the database for all foreign keys.
  • Use meta from audioplayer if available rather than using taglib.
  • Fix UI issue to correctly indicate when the last track has finished playing.
  • Fix cross search capability that was present in 0.12.x but didn't make it to 0.13.0
  • Fix importing podcast whose mimetype are set to application/xml
  • Fix drain behaviour in alsa output.
  • Fix incorrect date parsing in the RSS parser.
  • Fix tag saving to correctly handle multiple tag types.
  • Fix UI track display by escaping special characters.
  • Fix homepage and report issue buttons in about dialog.
  • Add bitrate check to mp3 reader to avoid incorrect syncs.
  • Disable minimize to tray on systems that don't support a tray icon (gnome 3)
  • General cleanups to remove some unused code.

New in version 0.13.0 (February 13th, 2014)

  • Major New Features:
  • New playback engine supporting Ogg Vorbis, Opus, Flac, MP3 and MP4.
  • Subscribe to podcasts (rss) using the new podcast manager.
  • Long running operations (import/sync) are now performed in the background.
  • Improved album list view with covers.
  • Music Library Improvements:
  • Support composer and conductor tags.
  • Support tagging tracks instead of one single genre.
  • Ratings Support.
  • Ability to add or replace cover art in files (ogg,mp3,flac,mp4).
  • Updated and simplified user interface.
  • MPRIS v2 support.
  • File Browser View.
  • Since rc6 the following issues were addressed:
  • Fix a couple of minor memory leaks.
  • Fix a compiler warning (#13)

New in version 0.13.0 Pre1 (February 4th, 2014)

  • New playback engine
  • Podcast Manager
  • Long running operations (import/sync) are now performed in the background.
  • Album list view with album covers in a grid.
  • File browser view.
  • MPRIS v2 Interface.
  • Fullscreen Presentation mode.
  • New minimalist UI.
  • Music Library Improvements:
  • Support composer and conductor tags.
  • Support tagging tracks instead of genre.
  • Ratings Support.
  • Support the XDG spec (
  • Config files have moved to $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/gogglesmm.
  • The database has been moved to $XDG_DATA_HOME/gogglesmm.
  • Temporary files are saved to $XDG_CACHE_HOME/gogglesmm.

New in version 0.12.7 (December 17th, 2012)

  • Support WAV files.
  • Minor optimizatons
  • Add disc number support in filename parser
  • Support NetworkManager 0.9 notifications.
  • Fixes to audioscrobbler.

New in version 0.12.4 (October 9th, 2011)

  • Added Portugese Translation by Sérgio Marques
  • Improved notification daemon compatibility
  • Support for latest FOX 1.7.29.
  • Added genre and location to mpris information.

New in version 0.12.3 (August 17th, 2011)

  • Enable support for non-power-of-two textures now that Mesa 7.11-rc4 fixes the issue.
  • Fix incorrect usage of FXAutoPtr.
  • Fix parallel build.

New in version 0.12.2 (June 9th, 2011)

  • Gnome 3 compatibility updates
  • Fix infinite warnings when the system time is out of sync with the server time.
  • Merge title that were split into multiple entries in vorbiscomments.

New in version 0.12.0 (March 1st, 2011)

  • Updated Look and Feel.
  • Updated Czech Translation.
  • Allow relative paths when exporting playlists.
  • Support for taglib 1.7
  • Remove support for old miniplayer
  • Fix audioscrobbler on FOX 1.7

New in version 0.11.6 (February 9th, 2011)

  • Updated spanish translation
  • Improvements to the opengl cover viewer.

New in version 0.11.5 (November 10th, 2010)

  • Fix ignored icon theme ( issue 222 )
  • Initial svg icon support through use of rsvg-convert (part of librsvg) utility.

New in version 0.11.4 (November 3rd, 2010)

  • Improved icon theme specification support. Now also load from ~/.icons, $XDG_DATA_DIRS/icons and /usr/share/pixmaps.
  • Added button to get out of miniplayer mode and make the miniplayer behave the same as the regular browser window. ( issue 196 ).
  • New additional shortcut to toggle between miniplayer mode and browser mode (Ctrl-M).
  • Miniplayer is resizeable and remember its size and position. It will no longer automatically resize itself.
  • Fix crash when importing with specific icon themes selected. ( issue 218 )
  • Add big-endian support to flac album art loading. ( issue 218 )
  • Link explicitly to X11, GL and GLU ( issue 212 ).
  • Properly initialize libgcrypt to avoid warnings.

New in version 0.11.2 (September 9th, 2010)

  • Support for .oga files.
  • Allow scrobbling to or
  • Fix some threading issues in the audio scrobbler.

New in version 0.11.1 (August 30th, 2010)

  • Updated Hungarian Translation
  • Fixed MANDIR and LOCALEDIR not being defined by configure, resulting in locale data and manpages to be installed in root path.

New in version 0.11.0 (August 30th, 2010)

  • Drop support for taglib 0.5.x, taglib-extras and internal asf/mp4 support.
  • Remove internal icon theme and depend only on external ones.
  • Depend optionally on gcrypt for md5 calculation.
  • Partial MPRIS v1 interface.

New in version 0.10.27 (August 20th, 2010)

  • Use proper uri during dnd (file:// instead of file:) ( issue 203 ).
  • Added man page.
  • configure cleanups

New in version 0.10.24 (July 8th, 2010)

  • Support mp4 and ogg vorbis embedded album art.
  • New opengl based cover viewer which allows for smooth scaling of the album cover.If opengl is not available or slow, the old x11 cover viewer can be used instead, which now has an option to choose the displayed cover size.
  • Import Playlists (xspf, m3u and pls) ( issue 123 )
  • Export playlist title for xspf playlists.
  • Changed Open MRL -> Play File or Stream and improved the dialog to make it easier choosing a local file from disk.
  • Add conditional support to filename format. Window title may now also be customized.
  • Show import options when dragging or copy/pasting files.
  • Added Tooltip to trayicon showing the current playing track information.
  • Open directory of track with right click ( issue 146 )
  • Fix active track in playlist when reordering ( issue 194 ).

New in version 0.10.23 (June 3rd, 2010)

  • Unify package, application and executable name.
  • Don't grab keys we're not going to use ( issue 189 ).

New in version 0.10.19 (March 5th, 2010)

  • Fast and light weight. Quick startup, no splash screen needed!
  • Supports Ogg Vorbis , FLAC, MP3 , MP4 , ASF and Musepack music files.
  • Support for AlbumArt embedded in tag or as separate file on disk.
  • Tag editing and file renaming capability (batch). One or more tracks may be edited at the same time.
  • Smart sorting with user configurable leading word filter to prevent sorting on common words like the, a or an.
  • Support for play lists. Play lists may be played in a certain configurable order, or browsed through like the main music library.
  • Export music library and play lists to XSPF,PLS,Extended M3U,M3U and CSV.
  • Clipboard & DND (drag-and-drop) support to arrange playlists and dragging to and from gnome / kde applications.
  • Uses xine multimedia library for gapless playback and buildin equalizer.
  • Written using FOX, one of the fastest GUI toolkits available. Support for FOX-1.6.x and the latest development version FOX-1.7.x.
  • Customizable icons. Either use buildin icons or use an existing gnome/kde icon theme.
  • Configurable user interface from minimalistic to detailed view. Full screen mode available with FOX-1.7.11.
  • Clean and fast database backend using SQLite 3.
  • audio scrobbler support. ( supported as well)
  • Replay Gain support (Ogg Vorbis, FLAC and mp3 with APE tags).

New in version 0.10.18 (February 9th, 2010)

  • Be more flexible about the http return code ( issue 147 ).
  • Fix crash when pressing delete on "All Arists/Genres/Albums"
  • Cleanup: Make some functions static that don't need global scope.

New in version 0.10.17 (January 25th, 2010)

  • Added Russian translation thanks to L Lawliet

New in version 0.10.13 (December 4th, 2009)

  • Fix sorting of disc number in certain cases. ( issue 130 )

New in version 0.10.12 (November 25th, 2009)

  • Updated German Translation

New in version 0.10.11 (November 17th, 2009)

  • Fix crash when using a xim-enabled version FOX.
  • Fix timeout type mixup with FOX-1.6 vs FOX-1.7

New in version 0.10.9 (October 29th, 2009)

  • This release fixes several critical bugs that could cause GMM to crash.
  • libdownload support has been removed. In order to play m3u and pls Internet radio streams, please install libfetch instead.

New in version 0.10.8 (October 22nd, 2009)

  • A new command line option (--tray) to start gmm minimized in the tray.
  • Album Artist tag support for MP4 files.
  • A fix for shortcut to toggle playback (issue 121).
  • Built-in MP4/ASF support from taglib 1.6 is used, if available.
  • This release relies on the default genre list from taglib.
  • There are miscellaneous build fixes.

New in version 0.10.3 (June 19th, 2009)

  • Translation fixes and updates.
  • Warn user when a incompatible (future) version of the database is encountered.
  • Fix compilation with taglib-1.4.
  • Other minor fixes.

New in version 0.10.1 (June 3rd, 2009)

  • Fix tray icon issues.
  • Added German translation.
  • Properly encode special characters in audio scrobbler now playing submitter.
  • Fix sorting of album list by year in playlists.
  • Do not grab "AnyKey" by checking return value of XKeysymToKeycode.

New in version 0.10.0 (May 31st, 2009)

  • Database Improvements:
  • Improved performance when modifying the database (importing & removing tracks)
  • Added fields for per track artist ( issue 72 )
  • Import Improvements:
  • Added "Sync Folder" capability, which can also update or remove tracks in the database if needed.
  • Added import exclusion filter for file and folders. ( issue 84 )
  • Redesigned import dialog. It now contains the import options that were previously in the preferences dialog.
  • Added a filename template input to grab track information from a filename. This replaces the less flexible "title from filename","album from directory" and "artist from directory".
  • Added option to choose where to read the track information from: filename, tag or both.
  • Replaced "Default Title", "Default Album", "Default Artist" and "Default Genre" with a single "Default Field" since most of time you would likely use the same text anyway.
  • Removed the Import File(s) option. I don't think it's needed that much, and it reduces the number of choices a user has to make. Importing single files can still be accomplished through drag-and-drop.
  • Remove wizard. Just show import dialog first time.
  • Other Improvements:
  • Added Localization Capability. ( issue 3 )
  • Added disc column to track view.
  • Allow multiple genre selection in browser.
  • Double click in artist and album list will start playing.
  • Added button to enable or disable scrobbler.
  • Equalizer with configurable presets.
  • Take into account the disc number when sorting albums.
  • Send cover art through dbus to notify daemon directly instead of saving it to disk.
  • allow to write tags when editing even if tracks have not been modified.
  • more flexible input to select which fields need to be searched ( issue 51 ).
  • allow quoted strings in search field.
  • Support for Multimedia Keys.
  • Optionally display playing track in title bar.
  • The album list may now also be sorted by album year.
  • Audio Improvements:
  • The audio driver can now be changed. (issue 87)
  • Replay Gain (Only Ogg Vorbis, native FLAC and mp3 with APE tags).
  • Filename Renamer:
  • The excluded character set may now be changed for the filename renamer.
  • Added year and disc parameters.
  • Tray Icon Improvements:
  • tray icon is now integrated within gmm. gmm-tray has been removed.
  • tray icon show/hide miniplayer as well.
  • volume may be controlled using the mousewheel.
  • middle mouse click will toggle between playing and pausing.
  • Fixes:
  • crash when sorting in Internet Radio view.
  • remember "Update Filename" setting in edit dialogs.
  • actually try alternative urls in PLS or m3u before failing completely.
  • correctly display playing track in playlists.
  • do not run event loop in dbus message callback.

New in version 0.9.16 (November 24th, 2008)

  • Support for playing a file from the commandline was added.
  • Additional shortcut keys were added for search, repeat, and shuffle.
  • Various bugs were fixed.