The plugins are additional components, that can extend the DeaDBeeF player with new features. See below for description of what each plugin does.


This software is provided ‘as-is’, without any express or implied warranty. In no event will the authors of DeaDBeeF Player be held liable for any damages arising from the use of this software.

Unless stated otherwise, the plugins listed here have not been made by DeaDBeeF Player developers.

Please refer to the licensing/copyright information of each specific plugin for additional information.


Download and extract .zip, copy the plugin to ~/.local/lib/deadbeef/

In the portable builds, it’s possible to unzip directly into deadbeef folder.

Information for plugin developers

If you want your plugin to appear here, please refer to DeaDBeeF Plugin Builder page.

Headphone crossfeed (bs2b)a1961cd i686
Headphone crossfeed plugin using libbs2b by Boris Mikhaylov
[Author's website]
RAR, 7z and Gzip archive reader16 i686
play files directly from rar,7z and gzip archive files
[Author's website]
File Browser3d551f1 i686
Simple file browser,
based on Geany's treebrowser plugin
[Author's website]
Musical Spectrum0978014 i686
Musical Spectrum
[Author's website]
Spectrogram309aba0 i686
[Author's website]
Waveform Seekbar6606477 i686
Waveform Seekbar
[Author's website]
Infobarb870df1b662c i686
Infobar plugin for DeadBeeF audio player.
Fetches and shows:
- song's lyrics;
- artist's biography;
- list of similar artists.

To change the biography's locale, set an appropriate
ISO 639-2 locale code.
for more infomation.

You can set cache update period to 0 if you don't want to update
the cache at all.
[Author's website]
JACK output plugin62d1e6a i686
plays sound via JACK API
[Author's website]
Lyrics9b8def6626d0 i686
Lyrics plugin for DeaDBeeF music player
[Author's website]
Opus decoder22de5a6 i686
Opus decoder using the libraries: libopusfile, libopus, and libogg,
and the DeaDBeeF oggedit library.

Can play from .opus, .ogg, or .ogv files if they contain an Opus audio stream.

Supports chained and multiplexed files (only plays audio streams), Opus or
Replaygain gain control, tag reading and writing, ICY station data, embedded
album art, and external or embedded cuesheets.

Context menu actions to:
- extract links from Ogg chained files and save them individually;
- extract the Opus audio stream from a multiplexed Ogg file and save it;
- embed artwork from the cover art plugin into a tag in the file.

[Author's website]
Stereo widenerd3990d7 i686
Stereo widener plugin
[Author's website]
RAR vfs0858f34 i686
play files directly from rar files
[Author's website]

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