Banshee media player to get special netbook UI

July 16, 2009 at 11:20 pm

Banshee Media PlayerBanshee, which was originally developed as an audio player for Linux, is to get a custom user interface designed for netbooks in the next major update. Banshee has moved on to become a fully featured multimedia player, able to play video and supporting compatibility with devices such as the T-Mobile G1. Banshee v2.0 will also see the player deliver photo management.

Banshee is planning for a new custom interface for netbooks dubbed Cubano in future versions. Ars Technica has a screenshot of this UI and it does look quite simple and user-friendly. It has a look reminiscent of Moblin with its lack of menus and cover art grid view. Read more