FLB Music: an audio player and download manager


FLBMusic is another of the many multimedia players that exist for Linux. This software is based on Electron, and has an intuitive and easy-to-use graphical interface. In addition, the positive thing about this audio player is that it integrates both the functions to play and manage your favorite playlists as well as an integrated download manager.

You will find it in some repos of the most popular distros, to install it easily. You also have it in packages Snap , as a AppImage, if you prefer these other formats to install the binary on your distro. Remember that if you opt for the AppImage, once you download the package you will have to give it execution permissions ...

If you wonder about what it can offer you FLB Music, here is a summary:

  • Simple and attractive GUI.
  • Support for organizing music by artists, albums, directories, and support for configured playlists.
  • Displays the lyrics of songs.
  • It integrates a download manager to download songs from streaming platforms such as Deezer and YouTube.
  • Mini mode to make room for other tasks on your desk while listening to music.
  • Equalizer
  • Support for new themes in its interface.

FLB Music problems? Well, as you could imagine from something that Electron uses, it is not going to be as light as you would like it to be. The use of hardware resources by this audio player is considerable, especially the use of RAM. Compared with other similar players for Linux, this FLB Music uses slightly more than 500 MB, well above others like Deepin Music (200 MB), Sayonara (99 MB), or musikcube (32 MB). This is a significant cost, especially if you do not have a powerful enough machine with a large capacity of RAM. Much more if you plan to use it together with heavy desktop environments and browsers like Chrome, which do not stand out for needing little main memory precisely ...

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