Nuvola Apps are web apps running in Nuvola Apps Runtime1 that provides them with more native user experience and richer desktop integration features than standard web browsers can offer. Nuvola specializes in music streaming services and offers background playback, handling of media key, integration with media player applets, Last.fm scrobbling, lyrics fetching, and much more.
For us, Linux is not a secondary platform but the system we love and use every day.
The following web-based music streaming services2 are supported by Nuvola Apps Runtime:
Although Nuvola should work in all Linux desktop environments, we currently test only GNOME (Ubuntu, Fedora), Unity (Ubuntu), and Pantheon (elementaryOS). We hope to explore other desktops in the future.
Nuvola 4.15 was released. It brings the 28th streaming service (Jamendo), officially supports OpenSUSE, uses client-side window decorations by default (can be changed), fixes a few memory leaks and continues the quest to improve the quality of the entire codebase. Continue reading this article.
Nuvola 4.14 was released. It brings two new services (Tidal and MentorFM), a few user-visible changes, upgrades the library stack (Chromium and GNOME Platform) and continues the quest to improve the quality of the entire codebase. Continue reading this article.
The latest flatpak builds of Nuvola Apps integrate shuffle/repeat states, fix compatibility with the new Deezer design, and introduce Flash plugin updater for Amazon Cloud Player. In addition, the free tier bar was removed from the main window, the purchase flow was simplified, and the pricing has changed offering lifetime licenses as a one-time payment. Continue reading this article.
The latest flatpak builds of Nuvola Apps show useful tips during the start-up, add help buttons to individual features for faster access to new documentation written from scratch, and allow you to start writing a bug report with just two clicks. We added new issue templates on Github to make easier to report bugs, suggest features or just ask questions. Continue reading this article.
Nuvola Apps Runtime used to be called Nuvola Player in the past. While Nuvola still focuses on music streaming services, we also explore the possibility to integrate web apps of all kinds. Google Calendar script is our very first experiment in this area. ↩
The streaming services are provided by third parties (the Providers). Nuvola Apps project is not affiliated with, nor endorsed by, nor supported by the Providers. The service names and logos may be trademarks or registered trademarks owned by the Providers. ↩