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hg-logo Source

Quod Libet uses Mercurial for source control and is hosted on Google Code as well as Bitbucket:

To clone the repository:

hg clone
hg clone

source-logo Release Tarballs

Release Filename
Quod Libet 3.2.1 quodlibet-3.2.1.tar.gz
Quod Libet 3.1.2 quodlibet-3.1.2.tar.gz
Quod Libet Plugins 3.1.2 quodlibet-plugins-3.1.2.tar.gz
Quod Libet 3.0.2 quodlibet-3.0.2.tar.gz
Quod Libet Plugins 3.0.2 quodlibet-plugins-3.0.2.tar.gz
Quod Libet 2.6.3 quodlibet-2.6.3.tar.gz
Quod Libet Plugins 2.6.3 quodlibet-plugins-2.6.3.tar.gz

For old releases see the full file listing.


Since 3.2 all plugins are included in the main tarball

ubuntu-logo Ubuntu

Stable PPA (12.04+):

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lazka/ppa

Unstable PPA (12.04+):

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lazka/dumpingplace


To remove the PPAs and revert back to the old version:

$ sudo add-get install ppa-purge
$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:lazka/ppa
$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:lazka/dumpingplace

debian-logo Debian

Unstable Repo:

deb quodlibet-unstable/

Repo key:

$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 0C693B8F

fedora-logo Fedora

Stable Repo:

Unstable Repo:

windows-logo Windows

Release Filename
Quod Libet 3.2.1 quodlibet-3.2.1-installer.exe
Quod Libet 3.2.1 (portable) quodlibet-3.2.1-portable.exe
Quod Libet 3.1.2 quodlibet-3.1.2-installer.exe
Quod Libet 3.1.2 (portable) quodlibet-3.1.2-portable.exe
Quod Libet 2.6.3 quodlibet-2.6.3-installer.exe
Quod Libet 2.6.3 (portable) quodlibet-2.6.3-portable.exe

For old releases see the full file listing.

arch-logo Arch Linux


$ pacman -S quodlibet


See quodlibet-hg in the AUR.

source-logo Running from Source

Install mercurial and check out the source:

$ hg clone
$ cd quodlibet/quodlibet

If you want translations, you have to create the gettext translation files:

$ ./ build_mo

Run Quod Libet or Ex Falso:

$ ./
$ ./

To update to the latest version, switch to the QL dir and run:

$ hg pull --update
$ ./ build_mo # (only if you need translations)

macosx-logo Mac OS X

sudo port install quodlibet