Amarok is a simple music player that works across a number of different platforms, including the Microsoft Windows and Linux Operating Systems. Amarok was developed by the KDE Software Compilation and was released under a GNU General Public License, which is the most popular license used for free software applications. Amarok is a free application and its open source style means that its source code (which was written in the C++ programming language) is freely available for any users to edit it, manipulate it or just to study it.
Amarok is a simple music playing program that concentrates on providing high quality and simple audio playback, but it also comes with a number of other features. Amarok can download cover art from the Amazon website, using it to brand albums or songs and create a more aesthetically pleasing interface. It can also retrieve song information for the Wikipedia website, downloading everything from the name of the song and its artist, to the lyrics of the song. Amarok has support for Last.fm ad can play a number of different audio and other media formats.