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This only covers the default install. Many more features are implemented by third-party plugins.

Codec Support
* MP3
* Vorbis
* Wavpack
* Musepack
* 150 different module formats
* Several chiptune formats: AY, GBS, GYM, HES, KSS, NSF, NSFE, SAP, SPC, VGM, VGZ, VTX
* Playstation Audio: PSF1, MiniPSF1
* Ad-lib chiptunes via AdPlug library
* Microsoft ADPCM, RIFF .wav data, 18+ different other WAV formats provided by sndfile plugin.
* MIDI via native OS synthesizer control or TiMidity.
* CD Audio

Output system support
* OSS (most UNIXes, Linux)
* ALSA (Linux)
* 4.2BSD/SunOS audio system (Solaris)
* CoreAudio (MacOS)
* ESound support
* PulseAudio support
* JACK support

Transcoding support
* Vorbis
* MP3

Effect Processing
* Can function as a LADSPA host (as far as we know, we're the only player that can do this out of the box)
* Audio Compression plugin (AudioCompressor AGC) to keep volume normalized at a specific level
* Echo enhancing plugin
* Stereo separation plugin
* Voice Removal plugin
* Sound stretching plugin

* Paranormal Visualization Studio -- a plugin like AVS
* ProjectM -- a plugin like Milkdrop
* Blur Scope
* Spectrum Analyzer
* RockLight -- a stroboscope for Thinkpad and Macintosh lights

Extra Plugins
* Scrobbler Plugin -- a plugin that enables you to listen to Last.FM streams and submit tracks to Last.FM
* Song Change -- a plugin that executes scripts at the beginning, end of songs and the end of a playlist
* EvDev-Plug -- a plugin that allows you to control Audacious with a gamepad or joystick
* Status Icon -- a plugin that allows you to shrink Audacious down to the system tray
* Audacious OSD -- a plugin that announces songs for you
* Alarm -- a plugin that can schedule playback at a given time each day (like an Alarm Clock)

Streaming support
* MP3, Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, AAC+ via IceCast/ShoutCast
* Any format supported via normal HTTP
Posted on May 31st, 2014


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