When comparing qmmp vs Nuclear Music Player, the Slant community recommends qmmp for most people. In the question“What are the best music players for Linux?” qmmp is ranked 12th while Nuclear Music Player is ranked 22nd. 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 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 Lightweight and supports almost all formats
Pro Plugin based
You can extend it with plugins.
Pro Clean and simple interface
Pro Depends on libaries
It depends on libaries instead of big fat toolkits like gstreamer.
No matter what OS or desktop you use Qmmp will integrate well
Pro Supports cue sheets
As an Electron app NMP runs on GNU/Linux, macOS and Windows.
Pro Free and open source
Licensed under AGPL-3.0. Everybody can inspect the code, use it and improve it.
Pro Looks beautiful and modern
Pro Plugin system allowing for easy addition of more streaming sources
Pro Streaming and playing local files within a single client
Con Interface is not particularly intuitive
Con Resource intensive
Just like any other web app.