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Songbird Portable (Discontinued)

full-featured music library

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Version 2.2.0 for Windows, Multilingual
15MB download / 54MB installed
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Songbird is no longer developed and the app no longer supported. We're making the final version available for those who want it.

Songbird is a full-featured digital music library that enables the seamless syncing of all your music, and provides intuitive and powerful music management features. With Songbird, your music is organized and presented exactly as you like. Because your music listening experience is as individual as you, Songbird allows you to customize your player so you get exactly the features important to you.

  • Media Importing/Exporting: Add media to Songbird by importing from your file system or iTunes. Export your tracks and playlists back into iTunes.
  • Library Files Organization: Automatically organize the files contained in your library. Consolidate your media in one location. Customize the structure of the folder and file name based on metadata contained in every track.
  • Watch Folders: Automatically import media from a defined folder.
  • Library Management: Browse, organize, sort and search your media.
  • Smart Playlists: Create dynamic playlists that automatically update based on criteria you set.
  • Album Artwork: Display the currently playing track's album art and write new artwork back to the file. Automatically fetch missing album art from the web.
  • Media Playback: Songbird supports MP3, FLAC, and Vorbis on all platforms; WMA and WMA DRM on Windows; and AAC and Fairplay on Windows and Mac.
  • Gapless Playback & Replay Gain: Skips padding data due to encoding and chains files for gapless playback experience. Adjusts the playback gain appropriately if a track's metadata contains replay gain information.
  • GStreamer: Songbird uses GStreamer as the main media playback system, across all platforms.
  • Web Browser: Songbird includes an integrated web browser with features like bookmarking, tabbed browsing, and more.
  • Multi-language Support: Over 25 completed, community-contributed localizations and growing!
  • Custom UI: Make Songbird your own by choosing from dozens of different skins feathers.
  • Developer Support: Songbird is getting better everyday thanks to its open platform and growing developer community.

App Notes

Library Location: Choose the location of your media library and where you install Songbird Portable carefully. After you begin using it, you can't change them without rebuilding your library.

Website Warning: Please note that Sonbird development has stopped and the website registration of has lapsed. This website may serve malicious content.

Local Installer: As Songbird is no longer available from its website, we have made available the Songbird 2.2.0 local installer [15MB download / 71MB installed] for your convenience.

Download Details

Open Source Initiative
  • Publisher: Pioneers of the Inevitable &
  • Date Updated: 2013-02-10
  • Date Added: 2009-08-18
  • System Requirements: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10, 11
  • App License: Open Source (MPL)
  • Source: Songbird, Launcher, Installer
  • SHA256 Hash: 9d9e6982e27d1da5e3bf93a657fa509bca542e1727feb8e49e2067ef82376d9c

Songbird™ and the Songbird logo are trademarks of Pioneers of the Inevitable and are used with permission.