Tomahawk 0.8.2 running on Linux Mint
|Original author(s)||Christian Muehlhaeuser|
|Initial release||25 March 2011|
0.8.4 / April 29, 2015
|Written in||C++ (Qt)|
|Operating system||Linux, macOS, Microsoft Windows, FreeBSD, Android (Beta)|
|License||GNU General Public License Version 3|
Tomahawk is a free, open-source cross-platform music player for Windows, macOS and Linux. An Android beta client version was launch in June 2016.It focuses on the conglomeration of the user's music library across local and network collections as well as streaming services. The project was marked as abandoned by their authors on May 10, 2017.
Tomahawk has a familiar iTunes-like interface. The left column offers access to playlists, search history, favorite tracks, charts, and other categories.
Tomahawk allows to install plug-ins for several different music services.These include:
In 2013 Tomahawk launched HTML App Toma.hk. It lets users enter artist and song names, then Toma.hk spits out embeddable HTML code that can be inserted onto blogs and websites, allowing direct links to playable tracks online.
In March 2014, Tomahawk launched its cross-platform sync and social platform called "Hatchet" in beta.Though still under heavy development, the service will allow users to see what other users are listening to and share playlists through the Tomahawk application. It also provides users playlist and "loved" track sync across multiple devices.
Last updates were mid 2015, then progress stalled and in May 2017 developer Anton Romanov stated the obvious: Tomahawk is abandoned.
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