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12.9. KDE multimedia applications

The KDE desktop groups multimedia applications together in the Kickoff Application Launcher > Applications > Multimedia menu.

12.9.1. Amarok

Amarok is a CD player and music collection manager. For more information refer to the Amarok website at Using Amarok

  • Click Play Media to play existing sound files, go to a Previous Track , Play/Pause , Stop go to the Next Track or Quit the application.
  • Playlist lets you Add Media , Add Stream , Save Playlist , Undo , Redo , Clear Playlist , Repeat and choose Random play.
  • Tools lets you access the Cover Manager Script Manager and to Update Collection .
  • Under Settings you can Configure Shortcuts and Configure Amarok .
  • Clicking Help > Amarok Handbook , or pressing the F1 key opens the manual.
  • On the left side of the application window you can select the Files you want to play, Playlist , Collections or access the internet for music , podcasts and radio stations. Details about your selection are displayed in the window to the right.
  • The bottom center icons are: + adds a widget, - deletes a widget, the arrows let you go to a Previous or Next Group , and you can Zoom in or out.
  • In the Playlist window you can do a Search , go to the Next or Previous selection, and Search Preferences . The options along the bottom allow you to Clear Playlist , Show Active Track , Undo , Redo , Save a Playlist , and Export a Playlist As .

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