MPD is designed around a client/server architecture, where the clients and server (MPD is the server) interact over a network. Thus, running MPD is only half of the equation. To use MPD, you need to install a MPD client (aka MPD interface).

Command-line Clients

mpc - a solid, lightweight, simple mpd client, written in C.

Console Clients

ncmpc - A curses client written in C.

ncmpcpp - A curses client written in C++ tailored after ncmpc.

Graphical Clients

gmpc (Gnome Music Player Client) - A fully featured client.

ario - Another GTK based client.

Cantata - A Qt client.



Droid MPD Client

Non-interactive Clients

mpdscribble - scrobbler


More clients can be found on the Wiki