When comparing yarock vs qmmp, the Slant community recommends qmmp for most people. In the question“What are the best music players for Linux?” qmmp is ranked 16th while yarock is ranked 18th. The most important reason people chose qmmp is:
Qmmp allows the user to drastically change its look via skins. It can use Winamp and Xmms skins, as well as a list of 12 skins made specifically for qmmp that can be found [here](http://qmmp.ylsoftware.com/files/skins/qmmp-skins/).
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Pro Easy to switch between different collections
Yarock's database supports multiple music collections, which can be switched between easily.
Pro Does not meddle with your tunes
If you have spent your precious time crafting your music collection the way you like it and don't want any 'jumped up alarm clocks' renaming and altering your tags, Yarock is a good choice for you.
Pro Multiple views
Yarock offers multiple views when browsing one's music collection, including artist, album, or track.
Pro Offers some skinning options
Qmmp allows the user to drastically change its look via skins. It can use Winamp and Xmms skins, as well as a list of 12 skins made specifically for qmmp that can be found here.
Pro Small single-window interface
Unlike more popular players that draw a huge window taking up the entire screen, with tons of knobs and menus popping out in new windows, qmmp gives you a single tiny window (that looks pretty much the same as Winamp used to look) with the basic controls and the playlist. The rest is available through a menu.
Pro Plugin based
You can extend it with plugins.
No matter what OS or desktop you use Qmmp will integrate well
Pro Depends on libaries
It depends on libaries instead of big fat toolkits like gstreamer.
Pro Lightweight and supports almost all formats
Pro Supports cue sheets
Con No ability for mass tag correction
In yarock, album covers can't be added to the files, meaning there's a lack of music fingerprint technology.
Con Lacks music fingerprinting ability
This application does not have any music fingerprinting abilities such as musicbrainz, which limits the apps usefulness.
Con UI may be confusing
First-time users may find the UI un-intuitive.