Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Goggles Music Manager 0.10.8

  • New command line option (--tray) to start gmm minimized in tray.
  • Album Artist tag support for MP4 files.
  • Fix shortcut to toggle playback (issue 121)
  • Use buildin mp4/asf support from taglib 1.6 if available.
  • Rely on default genre list from taglib.
  • Build fixes.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Linux Music Manager Memory Comparison

  • Music library consisted of about 4700 tracks.
  • All players were playing a track (to account for music engine memory).
  • What happened to Amarok... that's a big increase










ApplicationMemoryResident MemoryShared MemoryVirtual Memory
Amarok 2.2.081.4 MiB127.2 MiB49.6 MiB933.8 MiB
Quodlibet 2.157.8 MiB80.8 MiB23.0 MiB652.0 MiB
Exaile 0.3.0.156.7 MiB78.0 MiB21.4 MiB512.5 MiB
Banshee 1.4.345.1 MiB71.3 MiB26.3 MiB463.5 MiB
Sonata (1.6.2.1) + MPD (0.15.4)37.1 MiB55.4 MiB21.1 MiB616.1 MiB
Rhythmbox 0.12.336.8 MiB60.9 MiB24.2 MiB607.8 MiB
Audacious 2.1.025.6 MiB42.5 Mib17.8 MiB578.6 MiB
Goggles Music Manager 0.10.77.5 MiB18.9 MiB11.3 MiB366.1 MiB