Rune Audio and MPD
Network audio player - Rune Audio
AT THE HEART OF YOUR DIGITAL HI-FI SYSTEM
A RuneAudio device places itself in the heart of a digital music system.
It’s a streamer player: it can reproduce your digital music library from local USB drives or network mounts (NAS), and also plays any internet stream (web radios).
It’s an headless player: it can be remotely controlled by multiple clients running on different devices.
It’a a digital player, staying at the top of the audio signal flow chain. It offers perfect and gapless playback of common audio formats, and works best when connected to an asynchronous USB 2.0 DAC.
Music Player Daemon (MPD)
Music Player Daemon (MPD) is a free and open source music player server. It plays audio files, organizes playlists and maintains a music database. In order to interact with it, a separate client is needed.