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I'm looking for a program that will visualize anything that goes through my audio-output (in this case it's Spotify) and display it on the screen. Does this exist?

I'm running Ubuntu.

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Try using projectM.

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Either the packages is already in your sources or you can compile the source code from sourceforge.

There are packages for pulseaudio and JACK. ProjectM is able to directly use the audio output or your OS.

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For 12.04 it's in the repos. Chances are good you want to install package projectm-pulseaudio (jack is also available). However I had to unmute an input monitor as described here in order to get some signal to the visuals. But otherwise: cool! – yoshi Feb 21 '15 at 20:45

This page has many different visualizers.

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Had the same wish as Emil but I am looking for a "party mode" visualizer. All those on linuxaudio are too scientific. – Stephan Schielke Jan 29 '14 at 21:20

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