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Topic # 69572 11-Oct-2010 18:18 Send private message

What is your preferred media player for music ie playlists?

itunes
winamp
windows media player
vlc
other


*wanted to make a poll but dont know how

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  Reply # 390589 11-Oct-2010 18:47 Send private message

foobar2000




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  Reply # 390613 11-Oct-2010 19:31 Send private message

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  Reply # 390626 11-Oct-2010 20:00 Send private message

I've been using MediaMonkey http://www.mediamonkey.com/ for a year or two. I used to just use WinAmp, but it became very bloated and all the add-ons etc left it crashing. I use windows 2000, so can't use Foobar.

MediaMonkey indulges my habit for making album art complete, and organises things reasonably well with good searching.

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  Reply # 390627 11-Oct-2010 20:04 Send private message

winamp.. been using it for years now

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  Reply # 390660 11-Oct-2010 21:29 Send private message

iTunes - it's hard to go by it when you're running a Mac / iPhone / iPods...
But if I was a Windows user, I'm sure I'd be singing a different tune.

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  Reply # 390680 11-Oct-2010 22:22 Send private message

Dunnersfella: iTunes - it's hard to go by it when you're running a Mac / iPhone / iPods...


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  Reply # 390684 11-Oct-2010 22:26 Send private message

Zune 4.2
Windows Media Center (on Xbox/TV and PC)




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  Reply # 390685 11-Oct-2010 22:27 Send private message

I use Itunes but i'm not a big fan, just haven't really had time to check out my other options and it's easy to use with an ipod.

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  Reply # 390784 12-Oct-2010 10:00 Send private message

*other* - Foobar

Dropped Winamp after it got a bit bloaty, but it was my player of choice for nearly a decade.




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  Reply # 390829 12-Oct-2010 11:15 Send private message

Thought this topic was recently done :-)

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=48&topicid=62182

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  Reply # 390844 12-Oct-2010 11:33 Send private message

I use winamp on my PC predominantly as I just load individual tracks and/or album on an adhoc basis or stream music. I hate having my entire collection loaded hence I don't use iTunes or the likes.

What do people use to play flacs etc on Macs? I just recently got a MBP and I'm using clementine http://code.google.com/p/clementine-player/ for the time being. Again I don't want to load entire collections of music

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  Reply # 390936 12-Oct-2010 13:42 Send private message

Foobar (PC) and MediaPortal (HTPC) as both support ASIO output.

I also use itune for managing my iphone and ipods.




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  Reply # 390960 12-Oct-2010 14:31 Send private message

Foobar is getting a bit bloated recently. Since going to the 1.x series, I have often seen over 300 megs being used on my XP machine where I can actually see the VM allocation, and searches of the library are a lot slower than the older ones.

May be my library expanding, but 300 megs is a hell of a lot regardless.




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  Reply # 390961 12-Oct-2010 14:32 Send private message

Mainly Windows Media Center in the lounge...




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