kunst VS ncmpcpp-ueberzug

Compare kunst vs ncmpcpp-ueberzug and see what are their differences.


Download and display album art or display embedded album art (by sdushantha)


An ncmpcpp wrapper that enables cover art via ueberzug. (by alnj)
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kunst ncmpcpp-ueberzug
4 5
298 234
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0.0 0.0
about 1 month ago 9 months ago
Shell Shell
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of kunst. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-07-10.
  • Perks of having a LinuxAudio setup!
    14 projects | /r/linuxaudio | 10 Jul 2021
    Music: Music Player Daemon (The ALSA of music players!) MOC (Terminal frontend for MPD) ncmpcpp (Anyone who tells you there's a better music player for Linux than this, is a scammer!) kunst (Even blind people need Album Art to listen music ;) Spicetify (Spicey Spotify with pywal!)
  • How can I set a keybind to show album art?
    3 projects | /r/ncmpcpp | 8 Jan 2021
    It looks amazing I will definitely give it a try. I've already installed kunst, but I've found it crashes a lot.


Posts with mentions or reviews of ncmpcpp-ueberzug. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-04-26.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing kunst and ncmpcpp-ueberzug you can also consider the following projects:

polybar-themes - A huge collection of polybar themes with different styles, colors and variants.

whistle - a minimalistic audio player

mpd_what - An mpd album art and info getter

ncmpcpp - Featureful ncurses based MPD client inspired by ncmpc

mocp - Music On Console Player

mpd - Music Player Daemon

nnn - n³ The unorthodox terminal file manager

dotfiles - A rice focused in speed, produtivity and to suck less.

noise-repellent - Lv2 suite of plugins for broadband noise reduction

linux-audio-setup-scripts - Scripts to get you running with a professional audio quality Linux system.

rofi-mpd - shell script for mpd that uses rofi to add songs, albums, playlist, jump to a song in the current playlist etc.

Catia - Simple JACK Patchbay with A2J integration and JACK Transport controls