Package Details: hqplayer-embedded 4.32.4-1

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Package Base: hqplayer-embedded
Description: Signalyst HQPlayer Embedded HQPlayer - the high-end upsampling multichannel software HD-audio player
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Keywords: audio resampler
Licenses: custom
Conflicts: hqplayer-embedded-amd, hqplayer-embedded-rocm, hqplayer4
Provides: hqplayer
Submitter: blackhole
Maintainer: blackhole
Last Packager: blackhole
Votes: 3
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2014-09-30 17:41 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2022-07-14 07:56 (UTC)

Latest Comments

blackhole commented on 2021-01-27 15:23 (UTC)

This package is now based on signalyst buster package

If you want a package with rocm libraries for AMD GPU acceleration, please contact me at the address reported in PKGBUILD, but be aware that more than 2500MB of libraries must be installed

blackhole commented on 2021-01-11 11:34 (UTC)

I have downgraded to 4.20.1

The problem with 4.20.2 is the "Preliminary support for AMD GPU" This needs the installation of rocm-device-libs rocm-libs that will take many hours... I will think to a solution (precompiled binary maybe) but this will take some time...

blackhole commented on 2020-04-18 10:19 (UTC) (edited on 2020-04-18 10:19 (UTC) by blackhole)

Fixed and added the new settings backup options. You may need to hit apply in the configuration page to update configuration.

blackhole commented on 2020-04-18 09:48 (UTC)

Ok, I will fix this as soon as possible

angelus1969 commented on 2020-04-18 09:33 (UTC)

Latest version (Package Details: hqplayer-embedded 4.16.0-1) fails to install/update: ==> Starting package()... install: cannot stat '/home/user/.cache/yay/hqplayer-embedded/src/usr/bin/': No such file or directory ==> ERROR: A failure occurred in package(). Aborting... Error making: hqplayer-embedded

blackhole commented on 2020-02-20 08:00 (UTC)

The package has been flagged out-of-date but at this time last version is 4.14.0 not 4.14.1 See etc. There is a 4.14.1 hqplayer-embedded image not a package version:

blackhole commented on 2018-10-15 08:45 (UTC) (edited on 2018-11-01 08:12 (UTC) by blackhole)

Added hqplayerd systemd service as in original package. So now you can start hqplayerd in 2 ways: 1) As systemd user service: systemctl --user start hqplayerd 2) As systemd service with user hqplayer: systemctl start hqplayerd

blackhole commented on 2018-09-10 11:01 (UTC)

Removed hqplayerd_rygel service since upnp functionality is now integrated with hqplayerd

To enable upnp functionality add

drhl commented on 2018-07-16 08:55 (UTC)

Problem solved. Solution described at

drhl commented on 2018-07-15 05:41 (UTC)

With 4.16.18-rt9-1-rt situation is the same: Please verify that both the operating system and the processor support Intel(R) X87, CMOV, MMX, FXSAVE, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4_1, SSE4_2 and POPCNT instructions.

blackhole commented on 2018-07-14 18:08 (UTC)

The best kernel in this case is linux-rt. But you can ask at

drhl commented on 2018-07-14 17:55 (UTC)


blackhole commented on 2018-07-14 17:26 (UTC)

What kernel are you using?

drhl commented on 2018-07-14 17:22 (UTC)

On AMD Ryzen 1700x i got error: Please verify that both the operating system and the processor support Intel(R) X87, CMOV, MMX, FXSAVE, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4_1, SSE4_2 and POPCNT instructions.

With previous versions everything works fine.

blackhole commented on 2017-02-08 10:09 (UTC) (edited on 2017-02-09 07:05 (UTC) by blackhole)

4.0.0a9 There are now 2 systemd services, standard one hqplayerd.service and also a user service hqplayerd_rygel.service (this one will enable rygel and the possibility to use BubbleUPnP in Android)

blackhole commented on 2017-02-08 08:19 (UTC) (edited on 2017-02-08 08:20 (UTC) by blackhole)

4.0.0a8 This is the beta version of hqplayer-embedded 4.x It should work with Roon 1.3 also on headless server.

blackhole commented on 2016-11-30 07:14 (UTC)

3.14.4 released. Some small fixes and optimizations to convolution engine initialization. Also fixes a timing problem in CUDA algorithm initialization.

blackhole commented on 2016-10-30 13:18 (UTC) (edited on 2016-10-30 13:18 (UTC) by blackhole)

3.14.3 released. Fixes seeking problems, adds double-click-to-play on cover flow, optimizes GPU memory usage. 3.14.2 released. Fixes handling of certain multichannel FLACs. Also fixes loading of certain types of WAV files on Windows. 3.14.1 released. Changes logic when loading items from the library; single click loads item and double click also immediately starts playback of the loaded item. Re-enables CUDA support on macOS and workaround for a case where CUDA freezes in certain environments. Cleans up metadata with extra whitespaces on import.

blackhole commented on 2016-10-03 06:33 (UTC)

v. 3.14.0 For Network Audio Adapter endpoints, improved discovery and support for IPv6 (Win/Linux). New modulator for DSD512+ rates. Added minimum-phase variant for two filters. Hardware requirements bumped up. Support for CUDA 8 (and Pascal-generation GPUs). Lot of bugfixes and other improvements.

blackhole commented on 2016-03-28 07:52 (UTC)

3.13.3 released. Improves reliability on DAC reconnect and hot-plug cases when used together with latest networkaudiod. Simplifies CD reading algorithm for better compatibility with certain drives. Also contains other small fixes.

blackhole commented on 2016-03-09 14:53 (UTC)

3.13.2 released. Fixed a regression in convolution/matrix processing of DSD sources.

blackhole commented on 2016-02-29 08:29 (UTC)

3.13.1 released. This is a bugfix release, fixing various small issues.

blackhole commented on 2016-02-09 14:06 (UTC)

3.13.0 Multichannel speaker distance adjustments are now available also in DirectSDM mode. New set of keyboard shortcuts reflecting the function button layout on Apple keyboards. Fine-tuning of DSD7 modulator and new filter for cleaning up MQA encoded content. Automatic output mode and rate switching. Plus usual performance improvements and bug fixes.

blackhole commented on 2015-12-25 17:49 (UTC)

3.12.0 released Support for offloading part of the processing to a GPU using NVIDIA CUDA. Added support for cross-application raw streams and extensions to the remote control API. Lower overhead Pipeline SDM implementation and fix ASDM7 initialization bug. Various smaller fixes and optimizations.

Sukumi commented on 2015-11-27 16:26 (UTC)

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blackhole commented on 2015-10-17 22:24 (UTC)

3.11.0 released! Adds closed-form-fast interpolation variant for lower CPU load. Fixes issue with closed-form interpolation when used with non-pipeline SDM. Fixes incompatibility issue on some 32-bit Windows sytems. Number of smaller bug fixes. Embedded version now has option to set fixed output volume level and fixes occasional race condition with track advance.

blackhole commented on 2015-10-08 10:21 (UTC)

HQPlayer Desktop and HQPlayer Embedded 3.10.0 released! Closed form interpolator added and some bug fixes. HQPlayer Desktop and HQPlayer Embedded 3.9.0 released! Modulator tuning for ASDM7 and one new filter. Track number metadata is now used for sorting tracks. Mac OS X version has now equivalent performance features as other versions (now requires OS X 10.9+). Plus usual small fixes and improvements. HQPlayer Desktop 3.8.2 released. Transport state persistence over restarts and some bug fixes.

blackhole commented on 2015-07-28 23:18 (UTC)

3.8.1 released. Fixes a problem with playlist clear operation.

blackhole commented on 2015-07-26 14:57 (UTC)

3.8.0 released New features such as matrix processing for routing/filtering/mixing channels (up to 32), remote control API, and new SDM rate converter. Plus number of smaller fixes and reworks such as changes to the ASIO backend.

blackhole commented on 2015-04-20 06:48 (UTC)

3.7.1 released. This is a bugfix release. Desktop version also includes a preliminary remote control interface.

blackhole commented on 2015-04-02 23:35 (UTC)

3.7.0-2 New hqplayerd.service will start hqplayerd and rygel as user. You must configure systemctl --user as in the wiki! For starting/enabling: systemctl --user start hqplayerd.service systemctl --user enable hqplayerd.service

blackhole commented on 2015-04-02 15:20 (UTC)

3.7.0 released. New adaptive seventh-order modulator, new file access method on platforms except 32-bit Windows. Traditional search function now available also on desktop mode. Plus usual small bug fixes, improvements and optimizations.

blackhole commented on 2015-01-06 23:44 (UTC)

3.6.0 Support for new NAAv3 new functionality. Also some modulator tuning. Plus overall fixes and improvements.

blackhole commented on 2015-01-06 15:56 (UTC)

For DSD native (non DOP) up to DSD512 you could install special realtime kernel and alsa-git:

blackhole commented on 2014-11-12 11:00 (UTC)

Bug fix release

blackhole commented on 2014-10-09 10:24 (UTC)

A complete installation and configuration guide (in Italian) can be found here:

blackhole commented on 2014-10-03 08:42 (UTC)

After some testing, I think that this application will work fine only if minimserver is installed. Since there is not an AUR package, you can download it from and extract it to a directory of your choice (It is not a good idea to use the installation script..) So the starting sequence is like this: 1) hqplayerd 2) rygel 3) minimserver-0.8.2/bin/startd Now you can play your audio file with hqplayer on your computer from Bubbleupnp android upnp client.

blackhole commented on 2014-10-01 14:52 (UTC)

Added systemd service. Now you can start hqplayerd with: systemctl start hqplayerd@user

blackhole commented on 2014-09-30 22:59 (UTC)

Note: this will work only if you buy a license for HQplayer linux.

blackhole commented on 2014-09-30 17:43 (UTC)

Embedded version of HQPlayer is designed for building Linux-based music playback devices. It provides standard MPRIS player control API that can be used to integrate various different types of control interfaces. Such as using Rygel for UPnP AV Renderer, or implementing a custom GUI. Optional support for FFMPEG libraries for extending media decoding capabilities. Installation instructions: