The Music Player Daemon - User's Manual


Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Installation
Installing on Debian/Ubuntu
Compiling from source
Compiling for Windows
systemd socket activation
systemd user unit
3. Configuration
The Configuration File
Configuring the music directory
Configuring database plugins
Configuring neighbor plugins
Configuring input plugins
Configuring decoder plugins
Configuring encoder plugins
Configuring audio outputs
Configuring filters
Configuring playlist plugins
Audio Format Settings
Global Audio Format
Resampler
Other Settings
The State File
Resource Limitations
Buffer Settings
4. Advanced configuration
Satellite setup
Real-Time Scheduling
5. Using MPD
The client
The music directory and the database
Metadata
The queue
Stored Playlists
6. Advanced usage
Bit-perfect playback
Direct Stream Digital (DSD)
7. Client Hacks
External Mixer
8. Troubleshooting
Where to start
Support
Getting Help
Common Problems
Reporting Bugs
MPD crashes
9. Plugin reference
Database plugins
simple
proxy
upnp
Storage plugins
local
curl
smbclient
nfs
Neighbor plugins
smbclient
upnp
Input plugins
alsa
cdio_paranoia
curl
ffmpeg
file
mms
nfs
smbclient
Decoder plugins
adplug
audiofile
faad
ffmpeg
flac
dsdiff
dsf
fluidsynth
gme
mad
mikmod
modplug
mpcdec
mpg123
pcm
sidplay
sndfile
vorbis
wavpack
wildmidi
Encoder plugins
flac
lame
null
shine
twolame
vorbis
wave
Resampler plugins
internal
libsamplerate
soxr
Output plugins
alsa
ao
sndio
fifo
jack
httpd
null
oss
openal
osx
pipe
pulse
roar
recorder
shout
solaris
Playlist plugins
asx
cue
embcue
m3u
extm3u
flac
pls
rss
soundcloud
xspf