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Linux: ubuntu-logo Ubuntu debian-logo Debian
fedora-logo Fedora opensuse-logo openSUSE
arch-logo Arch Linux  
Windows: windows-logo Windows  
Mac OS X: macosx-logo Mac OS X  
Development: hg-logo Source source-logo Release Tarballs

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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 3.2.2 quodlibet-3.2.2.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

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Stable PPA (12.04+):

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

Unstable PPA (12.04+):

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


While Ubuntu 12.04 is supported, drag and drop does not work.


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

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Stable Repo:

  • Wheezy (Debian stable):

    # deb quodlibet-stable/
    # deb wheezy-backports main
    sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 0C693B8F
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install quodlibet
    sudo apt-get install -t wheezy-backports gstreamer1.0-pulseaudio

Unstable Repo:

  • Jessie (Debian testing):

    # deb quodlibet-unstable/
    sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 0C693B8F
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install quodlibet

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Stable Repo (OBS):

Unstable Repo (OBS):

Unstable Repo (COPR):

arch-logo Arch Linux


$ pacman -S quodlibet


See quodlibet-hg in the AUR.

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Release Filename
Quod Libet 3.2.2 quodlibet-3.2.2-installer.exe
Quod Libet 3.2.2 (portable) quodlibet-3.2.2-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.

macosx-logo Mac OS X


Mac OS X support is still experimental; please report any issue you encounter.

Newest bundle (OSX 10.6 - 10.9 x86_64):

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)