DeaDBeeF is a music player for *nix-like systems and OS X.

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Whilst OSX/Cocoa version can be used, it is unfinished and is under heavy development. Don't put your expectations too high yet.

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The following instructions assume that commands are executed in deadbeef repository folder.

Linux, BSD and similar (GTK/*NIX version)

  • Install autoconf, automake, libtool, intltool, autopoint
  • Run ./ to bootstrap
  • Read the generated INSTALL file and ./configure --help for instructions
  • See the README file for more information

OS X (COCOA version)

  • Fetch the dependencies: git submodule update --init
  • Install XCode
  • Install Yasm
  • Run xcodebuild -project osx/deadbeef.xcodeproj -target deadbeef -configuration Release
  • Get the output: osx/build/Release/
  • OR open the osx/deadbeef.xcodeproj in XCode, and build/run from there

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