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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 6g (Classic), iPod Mini, iPod Nano 1g, iPod Nano 2g
  • Agptek: Rocker (aka Benjie T6)
  • 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
  • SanDisk: Sansa c200, e200 and e200R series, Fuze and Fuze+, Clip, Clip+ and Clip Zip
  • Toshiba: Gigabeat X and F series
  • xDuoo: X3, X3ii, and X20

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
  • iHIFI 760, 770, 770C, 800, and 960
  • 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.

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Project news

Recent news
2024-07-18Switched nightly voice generation over to the Piper TTS engine.
2024-07-17AGPTek Rocker, xDuoo X3ii and xDuoo X20 promoted to Stable.
2023-10-14Due to erratic new management, use of the @rockboxcommits twitter handle has been discontinued.
2021-08-30Mailing lists moved to new host. See the mail page for more info.
2021-03-16mitxela created an Ode to Rockbox on YouTube.
Older news


Today 14:10ReleaseNotes400SolomonPeachy
Today 12:22RockboxUtilitySolomonPeachy
Monday 13:29MajorChangesSolomonPeachy
18th Jul 01:56ReleaseChecklistSolomonPeachy
18th Jul 01:50TargetStatusSolomonPeachy

Code changes

Today 13:47 a872e38ccc: voices: Use espeak, not piper, to build bulgarian voices.

As there was no bulgarian piper voice, it defaulted to czech, with very bad results.
tools/ [diff]
Solomon Peachy
Today 13:01 e8975cf85c: Fix typo inadvertantly introduced in 89b4cd59ef1

Didn't cause any compile problems becuase we have no APPLICATION targets that support recording.
firmware/export/rbpaths.h [diff]
Solomon Peachy
Today 13:01 334def8431: configure: Fix android x86 build
tools/configure [diff]
tools/ [diff]
Solomon Peachy
Today 02:14 89b4cd59ef: [BugFix] extra slashes in recording directory

the define for HOME_DIR has a single slash for native

hosted does or doesn't but native always has 2
firmware/export/rbpaths.h [diff]
William Wilgus
Today 00:56 cd1922fe74: puzzles: update documentation and copyright year.
apps/plugins/puzzles/README.rockbox [diff]
apps/plugins/puzzles/rockbox.c [diff]
Franklin Wei
All commits since last release, last four weeks,


Recent Threads on the Mailing Lists
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Sunday 15:13Nightly voice builds switched from espeak-ng to piper, feedback needed! Matej Golian via rockbox
8th May 08:01Status of iPod Video HDD asettico via rockbox
2023-12-28Rockbox target 201 compilation for android David Mehler via rockbox
2023-12-13rockboxdev failing to compile alsa-lib on Raspberry Pi 4 can not guess build type David Mehler via rockbox
2023-12-06Displaying markdown files Martin Steigerwald via rockbox

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