Posted by Etoh on May 22, 2021

Syncplay Download links (hosted by GitHub):


  • Those experiencing problems running Syncplay on Fedora should refer to the advice in #355.
  • If you are using macOS via Apple Silicon / ARM then you will need to use Syncplay via Rosetta 2. See #368 for details.
  • We have discontinued snap as a release channel (see #376). Please use the AppImage instead.
  • We have discontinued support for the legacy release of macOS as the relevant versions of the OS have reached end of life (EOL).
  • Please report issues via

Other relevant links:

Headline additions:

  • Added server-only Debian package (PR #382 by daniel-123 responding to suggesion #375 by tippl)
  • Add manpages (implemented by daniel-128 based on work contributed by Bruno Kleinert in #398)

Tweaks and fixes:

  • Improve playlist advancement for VLC and mpv (PR #397 by Et0h, responding to #334 by Canageek)
  • Fix VLC connection issues
  • Update mpv vendor code (daniel-123 & albertosottile; see PR #400)
  • Added more MPC-HC paths (#398 raised by MarisKori, resolve by Et0h)
  • Fix issues with per-player arguments (#266 raised by LiteracyFanatic, resolved by Et0h)
  • Update to Russian translations (#372 by OlegSmelov)
  • Various improvements to the Deb script (coded by daniel-123)
  • Add some input characters for mpv, some of which might work (#370 raised by jvschiavo and implemented by Et0h)
  • (Hopefully) ignore benign AA_EnableHighDpiScaling error (see #388 post by Et0h)
  • Move from AppVeyor to GitHub Actions (#399 by albertosottile)
  • Add notice for Python in third party collection file (PR #404 by albertosottile)
  • Discontinue support for snap packages (as explained in #376 by daniel-123)

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this release, including those credited above.

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Note: This open source software has been marked as clean by VirusTotal. Syncplay might be flagged as suspicious by some anti-malware systems simply because it is niche software downloaded from the Internet but as we are open source anyone can audit our code if they wish to do so.


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