mpc123 - command-line Musepack audio player

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename mpc123_0.2.4-5_amd64.deb
Package name mpc123
Package version 0.2.4
Package release 5
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::c interface::commandline role::program sound sound::player use::playing works-with-format::mpc works-with::audio
License -
Maintainer Debian QA Group <>
Download size 19.62 KB
Installed size 55.00 KB
mpc123 is a command-line player for the Musepack audio compression
format (MPC).
MPC is a lossy compression format like MP3 or Ogg Vorbis. It is
based on the MPEG-1 Layer-2 / MP2 algorithms, but has been vastly
Ability to play remote files is not implemented.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mpc123_0.2.4-5_i386.deb 0.2.4 i386 Debian Main
mpc123 - - -


Name Value
libao4 >= 1.1.0
libc6 >= 2.4
libmpcdec6 >= 1:0.1~r435


Type URL
Binary Package mpc123_0.2.4-5_amd64.deb
Source Package mpc123

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mpc123 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mpc123




2017-08-29 - Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <>
mpc123 (0.2.4-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* New upstream homepage.
* Migrated DH level to 10.
* debian/control: bumped Standards-Version to 4.0.0.
* debian/copyright:
- Updated information about packaging.
- Updated information about upstream.
- Updated the GPL license text.
* debian/dirs: removed. This file is useless because debian/install already
create all needed directories.
* debian/rules:
- Added DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS variable to improve the GCC hardening.
* debian/watch:
- Bumped to version 4.
- Using a fake site to explain about the current status of the original
upstream homepage.
2016-03-15 - Reiner Herrmann <>
mpc123 (0.2.4-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
[ Reiner Herrmann ]
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.7.
* Added patch for reproducible building.
[ Mattia Rizzolo ]
* Run wrap-and-sort.
2013-05-07 - Colin Watson <>
mpc123 (0.2.4-3) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Makefile: rearrange linker order to fix new DSO linking FTBFS (thanks,
Alex Chiang and Oussama Bounaim; LP: #770862).
* Zero ao_sample_format structure to cope with libao 1.0.0 (closes:
#591396; LP: #710268).
2012-05-16 - Ricardo Mones <>
mpc123 (0.2.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* debian/control, debian/compat
- Set maintainer to QA group
- Update Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no other changes)
- Bump debhelper compatibility level to 9
- Add Homepage field
- Improve descriptions a bit
* debian/source/format, debian/patches/*
- Switch to source package format '3.0 (quilt)'
- Add current source changes as single patch
- New patch to fix manpage hyphens and typo (thanks lintian!)
* debian/rules, debian/dirs, debian/install, debian/manpages
- Switch to debhelper sequencer
* debian/watch
- Added watch file
* debian/copyright
- Updated to Copyright Format 1.0
2010-02-24 - Yavor Doganov <>
mpc123 (0.2.4-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Apply upstream commit c7cdcc0; port to libmpcdec6 API (Closes:
* debian/control (Build-Depends): Require libmpcdec-dev >= 2:0.1~r435.
2008-03-21 - Daniele Sempione <>
mpc123 (0.2.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #459317)
+ bug fixes
+ added i18n support (it)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.7.3
2007-11-16 - Daniele Sempione <>
mpc123 (0.2.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #425702)
* debian/rules doesn't suppress Makefile errors anymore;
it doesn't cause errors for ``clean''ing
2006-09-03 - Daniele Sempione <>
mpc123 (0.2.1-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream release (Closes: #379996)
+ bug fixes
+ support for track skipping by SIGINT
+ better support for various sound systems
+ temporarily removed alsa not-working driver (use alsa09)
2006-06-03 - Daniele Sempione <>
mpc123 (0.1.9+tla20060120-1) unstable; urgency=high
* Update to Arch 2006-01-20 to fix the bug:
+ unavailable output device -> infinite loop
* This release adds support for ESD
* Upgraded to Standards-Version 3.7.2
2006-01-06 - Daniele Sempione <>
mpc123 (0.1.9-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release Closes: #347832

See Also

Package Description
mpc_0.31-1_amd64.deb command-line tool to interface MPD
mpd-sima_0.14.4-2_all.deb Automagically add titles to MPD playlist
mpd_0.21.5-3_amd64.deb Music Player Daemon
mpdas_0.4.5-1_amd64.deb AudioScrobbler client for MPD
mpdcon.app_1.1.99-5+b9_amd64.deb MPD controller for GNUstep
mpdcron_0.3+git20161228-3_amd64.deb add scrobbler, rating, play counts and other functionalities to MPD
mpdris2_0.8-1_all.deb media player interface (MPRIS2) bridge for MPD
mpdscribble_0.22-6_amd64.deb reporting client for mpd
mpdtoys_0.25_all.deb small command line tools and toys for MPD
mpeg2dec_0.5.1-8_amd64.deb Simple libmpeg2 video decoder application
mpeg3-utils_1.8.dfsg-2.1_amd64.deb MPEG streams decoding library
mpegdemux_0.1.4-4_amd64.deb MPEG1/2 system stream demultiplexer
mpg123-el_1.58-1_all.deb front-end to mpg321/ogg321 media players for Emacs
mpg123_1.25.10-2_amd64.deb MPEG layer 1/2/3 audio player
mpg321_0.3.2-3_amd64.deb Simple and lightweight command line MP3 player