Cloud music from the Linux terminal

Spotify, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, YouTube, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, Plex and Chromecast.

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What is Tizonia?

  • A powerful cloud music player for the Linux terminal, with support for Spotify (Premium), Google Play Music (free and paid tiers), SoundCloud, YouTube, TuneIn and iHeart radios, Plex servers and Chromecast devices.
  • The world's first implementation of OpenMAX IL 1.2.
  • Tizonia is open-source!.

Other Features

  • Player for local MP2, MP3, AAC, OGG/VORBIS, FLAC, OPUS, and WAV/AIFF files.
  • SHOUTcast/Icecast LAN server for local MP3 files.
  • MPRISv2 remote control interface.
  • Multimedia framework based on OpenMAX IL 1.2. No ffmpeg, libav, gstreamer or libvlc required.


  • Pandora support.
  • Tidal support.
  • YouTube live streams.
  • REPL command line interface.
  • Mac OS support.


  • [May 23, 2020] Version 0.22.0 released.
  • [March 08, 2020] Version 0.21.0 released.
  • [February 19, 2020] Version 0.20.0 released.
  • [December 13, 2019] Version 0.19.0 released.
  • [March 14, 2019] Version 0.18.0 released.

* The Spotify logo is the sole property of Spotify or its licensors. * Google Play Music is a trademark of Google LLC. * YouTube is a trademark of Google LLC. * The SoundCloud logo is property of SoundCloud Limited. * Google Chromecast is a trademark of Google LLC. * Plex is a trademark of Plex, Inc. * TuneIn trademarks and logos displayed are TuneIn’s registered * iHeartRadio logo, is a free broadcast and internet radio platform owned by iHeartMedia, Inc.