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MusicBee 1.2.4139 running on Windows 7
Developer(s) Steven Mayall
Initial release December 4, 2008 (2008-12-04)
Stable release 2.4.5404 / October 18, 2014 (2014-10-18)
Written in VB.NET
Operating system Windows XP and later
Type Audio player
License Freeware
Website .comgetmusicbee

MusicBee is a freeware audio player for Microsoft Windows that uses the BASS Audio Library.[1]


  • Features 1
    • Features added using optional components 1.1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


  • Supported formats: MP3, AAC, M4A, MPC, OGG, FLAC, APE, Opus, TAK, WV, WMA and WAV.
  • Gapless playback: Can playback consecutive audio tracks without interruption
  • Audio CDs: Audio CD playback and ripping (with CD-Text capabilities) is supported. CD tracks can be ripped (in fast or secure mode) as individual files or as a single album with embedded cuesheet.
  • Synchronization: Can synchronize music to other devices (including iOS 3.0 devices and earlier), and can import libraries from iTunes and Windows Media Player[2]
  • Conversion: Conversion from and to all supported formats as metadata are preserved. Synchronization of tags only (in case that the output file already exists) instead of re-encoding is possible.
  • ReplayGain support: both playback and calculation.
  • File Organization: Organization and renaming of music files into folders and files based on tag values such as artist, album, name, track number, etc. that can be specified. MusicBee can do this automatically for all files in a music library or the user can choose the files or folders themselves.
  • Web Browsing: Browsing of the web using Internet Explorer.
  • Scrobbling: Tracks played from MusicBee can optionally be scrobbled to
  • Customizable user interface layout.
  • Customizable keyboard shortcuts.
  • MiniLyrics support
  • Built-in WASAPI support
  • Auto DJ smart playlist generator
  • Smart shuffle
  • Party mode
  • Sleep / shut down mode, with gradual volume fade.
  • Uses to get high quality artist pictures.[3]

Features added using optional components

  • Audio formats supported by Winamp plugins
  • Additional tagging tools.
  • Subsonic client
  • Winamp visualizers
  • Skins
  • ASIO support

See also


  1. ^ BASS Audio Library
  2. ^
  3. ^ "Artist Pictures". MusicBee. 2012-09-23. 

External links

  • MusicBee Homepage
  • MusicBee – Full-Featured Free Music Manager
  • MusicBee, a Web-Centric Music Manager
  • MusicBee is a Fast and Powerful Music Manager
  • Free Music Player, Organizer, Tagger and More
  • MusicBee: A Swiss Army Knife Media Manager For Your Music Collections
  • MusicBee: Simple but powerful MP3 music manager
  • A Powerful Digital Music Library Manager Program
  • Free Player MusicBee Floats Like a Butterfly

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