Songbird Mp3 Player will be released within this week. It is an open-source media player project that involves people who worked with Winamp 5 and Y! Music Engine. Songbird is Firefox based and is designed to be a complete desktop media player or what you call a “jukebox”. The version that will be released is not a Beta version as what some people believe, rather it would be a version 0.1.

There are some issues with the UI (user interface) though, because it clearly has a resemblance with iTunes and I don’t think Stevey would be happy about this. I’m not sure if there could be legal issues involved with this, but if that happens then the team has to go back in the drawing board and create something new.

Below are some screenshots.
songbird mp3 player

songbird mp3 player

Anyone here tried or are currently using the Songbird Mp3 player? What do you guys think it? Will you try it out or even replace your current default audio player with Songbird? Please share your thoughts by leaving a comment below.

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  • Jaypee, February 17, 2006 @ 4:31 AM

    yup, that's what most people first notice and say about it. but regarding performance, it does more than iTunes. it will be using extensions just like Mozilla Firefox.

  • Karla, February 17, 2006 @ 4:25 AM

    somewhat similar to the itunes interface though :D

  • JP Habaradas, December 19, 2005 @ 7:47 PM

    yeah, they really look good and what they're saying about it in their site is promising. you're welcome!


  • trench, December 19, 2005 @ 5:34 PM

    wow, those screenshots look good. Just might have to check this one out! Thanks JP!

  • johanne, December 19, 2005 @ 11:42 AM

    hi jp!!! happy holidays!!!!

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