Orpheus Music Player



Orpheus is a music player.Think of Orpheus as a window into your music collection. Select folders to add to the library whether they are stored on the sdcard (or internal storage) or on the cloud (see below for available plugins). These folders are scanned for music and added to the unified li

Orpheus Music Player (5)

Orpheus mantains the library by scanning for metadata (id3 tags) in the music files. Music without any metadata or bad metadata will result in a poor experience. We recommend “beets”
http://beets.radbox.org/ to help fix bad metadata. The library starts empty, you choose what folders you want included. The initial scan my take a long time depending on the number of files. Orpheus cannot (yet) detect changes made to folders. To rescan a folder go to the Folders tab in My Library, long click the folder and select rescan. Rescans are fast and only read metadata from new files.brary. Go offline and you will only see music stored locally.

Full playback controls are in a thumb friendly right sliding drawer, to access swipe from the right edge an any screen, or long click on the play/pause button.


Orpheus manages its own playlists to support playlists from multiple libraries. Playlists from other players (stored in the media store) can be viewed in the Folders library but cannot be edited. Better playlist integration (import/export) is in the works.

Feature summary:
*Library plugins allow playing music from multiple sources.
*Last.FM integration for artwork and descriptions.
*Folder browsing and playing is supported
*Material Compliant UI with multiple color schemes in light and dark.
*Chromecast/GoogleCast playback for remote or local content (direct stream from phone for local content)

Library Plugins:
Upnp: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.opensilk.music.plugin.upnp
Google Drive: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.opensilk.music.plugin.drive

Third party library plugins are supported on Kitkat+. The api is not (yet) documented properly, contact us with questions.

Orpheus is in beta. Anonymous crash reporting is enabled by default. Orpheus does not have any analytics or tracking capabilities. Crash reports are only sent if the app crashes and can be disabled in settings.

Orpheus is FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) Copyright OpenSilk Productions LLC. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. Source available at https://github.com/OpenSilk/Orpheus




What’s New


Fix scrobbling with official LastFM app
Playlists from Orpheus 2 and other players can now be viewed/played under Android storage -> Android playlists. Better playlist integration is in the works.
Orpheus manages its own index now, on first start there will not be anything in My Library. To add music: Browse to the folder and click the “add to index” button.
The welcome dialog explains all changes. Please read it!


  • modify or delete the contents of your USB storage
  • read the contents of your USB storage
  • modify or delete the contents of your USB storage
  • read the contents of your USB storage
  • record audio
Wi-Fi connection information
  • view Wi-Fi connections
  • view network connections
  • full network access
  • prevent device from sleeping
  • send sticky broadcast

 Size: 4MB
Version: 2.1.0




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