First Beta Release of Shortwave Internet Radio Player for Linux

shortwaveIs the successor of Gradio First edition Screening on weekends. This is the GTK Internet radio player written in Rust, it uses radio-browser.info As its radio station database.
Background: Gradio developers wanted to rewrite Gradio with Rust, but then started a brand new project called Shortwave. There will be no major release of Gradio, but rest assured, as Shortwave will include all important Gradio features and more.
With Shortwave, you can search, listen to Internet radio stations, automatically record songs, and even stream to Google Cast-enabled (Chromecast) devices.

Its interface has two tabs, one called “Discover”, where you will find popular and popular Internet radio stations; a search tab, where you can search for your favorite Internet radio stations, genres, etc. Clicking on a radio station displays the station’s description, language, tags, codec used, and home page.
In addition, with libhandy, the Shortwave interface can adapt to all screen sizes:First Beta Release of Shortwave Internet Radio Player for Linux

For its radio station database, Shortwave uses radio-browser.infoIncluding more than 25,000 radio stations. Due to vandalism, it is currently not possible to edit radio stations on radio-browser.info, but you can add new stations. It’s worth noting that you cannot add radio stations directly to Shortwave.
Shortwave already has basic features, including the ability to find and search radio stations, save songs, and more. You might also like: How to use Icecast and Mixxx to run on Ubuntu / Debian or Fedora to create your own Internet radio station
One reason is that Shortwave is currently in beta-you may encounter some errors and some features are missing. E.g Shortwave Gitlab project page It is mentioned that the application is not yet translatable, and some features such as UI selection mode, polling station function and GNOME Shell search provider have not been implemented yet. In addition, streaming to Google Cast-enabled devices is currently considered experimental.
A quick note on how broadcast recording works, because it’s not immediately visible-Shortwave automatically records the broadcast you are playing in the background and automatically detects songs based on streaming metadata (so this does not apply to all radio stations). It then displays a list of songs in the sidebar, allowing you to save those songs to your computer for later use.

Install Shortwave Internet radio player on Linux

Shortwave is available in the Flathub beta repository, so you can install it on Linux (regardless of which Linux distribution you are using), Setting up Flatpak If it is not already installed, use the following command to install it:

flatpak install https://flathub.org/beta-repo/appstream/de.haeckerfelix.Shortwave.flatpakref

Shortwave can also be found at Arch user repository.
To build Shortwave from source code, View this page.

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