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Rockbox is a free replacement firmware for digital music players. It runs on a wide range of players:

Stable ports

Rockbox runs well on these players, has installation instructions, and is supported by the installer:

  • Apple: iPod 1g through 5.5g, iPod Mini, iPod Nano 1g, iPod Nano 2g
  • Archos: Jukebox 5000, 6000, Studio, Recorder, FM Recorder, Recorder V2 and Ondio
  • Cowon: iAudio X5, X5V, X5L, M5, M5L, M3 and M3L
  • Creative: Zen Mozaic, Zen X-Fi, Zen X-Fi 3 and Zen X-Fi Style
  • iriver: iHP100 series, H100 series, H300 series and H10 series
  • MPIO: HD300
  • Olympus: M:Robe 100
  • Packard Bell: Vibe 500
  • Philips: GoGear SA9200, GoGear HDD16x0 and HDD63x0
  • Samsung: YH-820, YH-920 and YH-925
  • Sony: NWZ-E360, NWZ-E370 and NWZ-E380 series
  • SanDisk: Sansa c200, e200 and e200R series, Fuze and Fuze+, Clip, Clip+ and Clip Zip
  • Toshiba: Gigabeat X and F series

Unstable ports

Rockbox runs on these players, but is incomplete, less usable or has problems that limit it to advanced users:

Unusable ports

Work has begun on porting Rockbox to these players, but much remains before they are usable:

  • Onda VX747, VX767 and VX777
  • Google Android
  • Rockchip rk27xx

Click here for a status summary of unstable and unusable ports.

Quick links: Why should you run Rockbox? · Change log · Contribute to Rockbox

If your player is not listed above, then Rockbox does not run on it.

Recent activity:

Project news

Recent news
2017-05-01Move iPod Nano 2G to stable. Move iPod Classic to unstable.
2017-05-01Rockbox 3.14 is released
2013-03-05Move ZEN X-Fi/X-Fi3/X-Fi Style/Mozaic, NWZ-E360/E370/E380 and Fuze+ to stable. Move ZEN and ZEN X-Fi2 to unstable
2013-03-05Rockbox 3.13 is released
2012-11-27Forums software updated
2012-10-06Rockbox 3.12 is released
Older news


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Code changes

18th Oct 07:57 7a132a2: Fix playback.c audio_track_count() warning

changes return to unsigned int to match underlying aliased function
apps/debug_menu.c [diff]
apps/playback.c [diff]
apps/playback.h [diff]
William Wilgus
18th Oct 06:03 7c2295e: Diacritic.c add newline to EOF
firmware/common/diacritic.c [diff]
William Wilgus
2017-11-09 b977b77: Optimize is_diacritic

is_diacritic is used for pretty much all of the text display sizing Timing here matters, so important it uses a priority buffer in order to cut down on searching the database.

This patch is verified functionally equlivalent but saves 80 bytes and is ~20% faster for the clip+ I tested it on

Several things were done:

Optimizing the copy loop for the priority buffer

Globbing some operations together

but the main one has to do with the database structure its self
-- Rather than a bit packed struct it combines the lower 8 bytes into one value [info] and uses flags to access the values instead
firmware/common/diacritic.c [diff]
William Wilgus
15th Oct 21:04 dd40c46: Fix menu warnings

change offending bool return to int

warning: cast between incompatible function types from
'_Bool (*)(void)' to 'int (*)(void)' [-Wcast-function-type]

forgot to remove -- typedef int (*menu_function)(void);
apps/alarm_menu.c [diff]
apps/alarm_menu.h [diff]
apps/debug_menu.c [diff]
apps/debug_menu.h [diff]
apps/enc_config.c [diff]
apps/enc_config.h [diff]
apps/menu.h [diff]
apps/menus/eq_menu.c [diff]
apps/menus/eq_menu.h [diff]
apps/menus/main_menu.c [diff]
apps/menus/playlist_menu.c [diff]
apps/menus/radio_menu.c [diff]
apps/menus/recording_menu.c [diff]
apps/menus/settings_menu.c [diff]
apps/menus/time_menu.c [diff]
apps/screens.c [diff]
apps/screens.h [diff]
apps/settings.c [diff]
apps/sound_menu.h [diff]
apps/tagtree.c [diff]
apps/tagtree.h [diff]
apps/tree.c [diff]
apps/tree.h [diff]
William Wilgus
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