Nicotine+ is a graphical client for the Soulseek peer-to-peer network.
Nicotine+ aims to be a pleasant, free and open source (FOSS) alternative to the official Soulseek client, providing additional functionality while keeping current with the Soulseek protocol.
Nicotine+ uses GTK for its graphical user interface, and is written in Python.
The current stable version of Nicotine+ is 3.2.0, released on December 18, 2021. See the release notes.
Stable builds are available for:
If you want to download unstable builds and help test Nicotine+, see TESTING.md.
If you feel like contributing to Nicotine+, several options are available:
I was in a geeky mood and was browsing http://www.bash.org’s QDB.
I stumbled across this quote:
<etc> so tempting to release a product called ‘nicotine’ and wait for the patches.
<etc> then i would have a reason to only apply one patch a day. otherwise, i’m going against medical advise.
So I thought what the hell and bluntly stole etc’s idea.
Hyriand, former Nicotine maintainer, 2003