CISAP Is Simple Audio Player

What is CISAP?

CISAP is a simple command line audio player that can play variety of file formats, online streams with fetching lyrics facility. CISAP previously developed with C programming language (GCC) and used FMOD library version 4.40 to decode audio files. The code re-factored in 2016 and released as v0.2. The entire codebase moved to C++ 11 with updated version of FMOD lib (1.07).


Before proceeding with the installation make sure that you have the following dependencies installed:

  • C++ 11 (g++)
  • Make
  • Ncurses Library
  • Curl Library
In Ubuntu you can install the dependencies easily via apt-get:
  • $ sudo apt-get install g++-4.8
  • $ sudo apt-get install build-essential
  • $ sudo apt-get install libncurses-dev
  • $ sudo apt-get install libcurl4-gnutls-dev

To install and use CISAP you need to run below commands:

  • git clone
  • cd CISAP
  • make
  • sudo make install


To remove CISAP just go to the git directory and run the following command:
$ sudo make uninstall

Get Started

To get started with CISAP, just type man cisap in command line to know about the shortcuts and commands.