What player supports listening to long MP3 files with tracks information in a separate *.cue file?

I tried DeadBeef v. 0.5.5, but without luck. It only supports lossless disc images, like flac or avi, as far as I understood.

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  • What? a .cue file is used to specify the location of tracks in a raw cd image, not an mp3, which should only be a single track.
    – psusi
    Jun 4 '13 at 13:34
  • I Just see what I see (attached an image). I downloaded the pack from torrents. If these files can not be played together, let me know.
    – installero
    Jun 5 '13 at 10:25
  • Its normal to have a album in one big-size mp3 file with a cue file with it. You must split the mp3-file to get single-files for listening. Cue file is just information about the tracks and a split-program will then use the cue file for splitting the mp3 file in right lengths tracks. See answer under.
    – aXept
    Jun 5 '13 at 11:37

You can install "mp3splt-gtk" from software center. With that application you can split the *.mp3 files into single files from the *.cue file.

To split it:

Click browse, and select the big mp3 file. Then click "File -> Import Splitpoints" then select the cue file. Then click "Split". In preference you can select output folder etc.

  • Not really what the question asked for, but a handy tip! Command line version worked easily for me: mp3splt -c cuefule.cue input.mp3
    – Brian Z
    Jul 28 '16 at 19:59

Try Amarok:

Amarok is a powerful music player with an intuitive interface. It makes playing the music you love and discovering new music easier than ever before and it looks good doing it! Amarok is based on the powerful Qt4 / KDE4 Platform and nicely integrates with KDE desktop.

To install Amarok Install comixcursors-lefthanded

Or if you like you can install from the terminal. Just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install amarok

Source:Ubuntu Apps

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