Project policies

Post-1.0 development of Aqualung happens via our official Git repository. Please use the facilities supported by GitHub if you would like to get involved with development.

Our mailing list aqualung-friends serves as a forum of discussions concerning Aqualung. Please check the User's Manual before posting.

Please note that we have no resources to deal with out-of-band support requests. This means that we will most likely not respond to private mail. Also, mail sent by non-subscribers to the list is discarded unconditionally.

Legal stuff

Aqualung is Copyright © 2004-2015 by Tom Szilagyi.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.


In ascending time order of getting involved with Aqualung:

Core design, engineering & programming: Tom Szilagyi
Skin support, look & feel, GUI hacks: Peter Szilagyi
Programming, GUI engineering: Tomasz Maka
OpenBSD compatibility, metadata tweaks: Jeremy Evans
Miscellaneous, minimalism: Jamie Heilman

Starting from the 1.0 release, the primary maintainer of Aqualung is Jeremy Evans. His Git repository of Aqualung, which started as a mirror of the SVN repository used pre-1.0, is now the official repository.

Notable contributors

In no particular order:

Transition to FLAC API 8; several patches Maarten Maathuis
PulseAudio support Hong Jen Yee (PCMan)

We are happy to give due credit and recognition to everyone who contributed significantly to Aqualung's ideas, features, stability, or has found, reported & fixed existing bugs. If you think you (or someone else) should be mentioned in the above list, please contact Tom privately in email.


In no particular order:

Chinese (simplified): Yinghua Wang
Czech: Pavel Fric
Dutch: Ivo van Poorten
French: Julien Lavergne
Louis Opter
German: Wolfgang Stöggl
Hungarian: Peter Szilagyi
Italian: Michele Petrecca
Japanese: Norihiro Yoneda
Polish: Robert Wojewódzki
Russian: Alexander Ilyashov
Vladimir Smolyar
Spanish: Jorge Andrés Alvarez Oré
Swedish: Niklas 'Nixon' Grahn
Ukrainian: Sergiy Niskorodov
Vladimir Smolyar

New translations for any language are happily accepted at any time. Read the file po/README in the source distribution for instructions on how to create and update language files.


Logo, icon and artwork: Maja Kocon
→ Visit her site featuring all Aqualung-related icons.