Created: 2011-07-08 18:49
Updated: 2018-12-14 08:53
License: gpl-3.0


ncmpy is a curses mpd client;

ncmpy features:

  • playback control;

  • queue control;

  • song rating;

  • database control;

  • auto lyrics fetching and saving;

  • lyrics highlighting;

  • artist-album view;

  • search by tags;

  • output control;


pip install ncmpy




  • system config file: /etc/ncmpy/ncmpy.yaml;

  • user config file: ~/.config/ncmpy/ncmpy.yaml;

a config file sample is provided: data/ncmpy.yaml.example;


Copyright (c) 2011-2018 Cyker Way

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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