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Kaku: A Highly Integrated (YouTube and SoundCloud) Media Player for Linux

Kaku Music Player with Youtube Support
Written by Martins D. Okoi

Kaku is a free cross-platform integrated music and video player app with support for various online media streaming including YouTube, Vimeo, and SoundCloud.

Built by Chia-Lung, Chen (EragonJ) and other Open Source enthusiasts and contributors, it is released under the MIT license and features a minimal design UI, a playlist selection, video and audio support, and it is available in a good number of languages other than English including Espanol, Italiano, Polski, and Arabic, to name a few.

Kaku Media Player with YouTube

Kaku Media Player with YouTube

Kaku Media Player with YouTube Playlist

Kaku Media Player with YouTube Playlist

Kaku Media Player with YouTube Streaming

Kaku Media Player with YouTube Streaming

Features in Kaku Player

  • Customizable music playlists
  • Play queue; organize your tracks to play in a specific order
  • Online DJ
  • History option to keep track of recent plays
  • Cross-platform with consistent UI
  • Media keys support
  • Sync tracks to and from Dropbox
  • App menu for toolbar access

The app is clean and simple. And though it might not be able to compete with the top gun music apps available for Linux, you might want to give it a try to check it out for yourself.

Kaku is available for Linux in two formats and for both 32-bit and 64-bit architecture.

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Martins D. Okoi

Martins Divine Okoi is a graduate of Computer Science with a passion for Linux and the Open Source community. He works as a Graphic Designer, Web Developer, and programmer.