Miro is a music/video player and downloader that lets you subscribe to podcasts, search for media on the Internet, buy music and apps from stores, sync with devices including Android phones, convert media to other formats, download torrents, and more.

For now, Miro has reached version 5.0.x. This simple tutorial will show you how to install the final release in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise.

Install Final release of Miro:

Miro now can be installed from Ubuntu Software Center, but it’s miro 4. The final release packages for Ubuntu are in the PCF team Launchpad PPA.

Open terminal from the dash, add this ppa and install miro with 3 commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pcf/miro-releases
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install miro

New features in Miro 5:

  • Song information and Album art lookup

    Clean up your music collection by automatically looking up the Artist, correct title, and album name and artwork among other thing.

  • Hybrid Filter View

    A clean view to group togther all your songs by Album and Artist. Clean way to view video items by kind (Movies, Clips, Podcasts…)

  • Quick fill option to get your music onto your device
  • Purchase music from eMusic

    We’ve add eMusic to our list of store so you can grow you music collection.