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What program do you use to play music?


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Poll: What program do you use to play music? (183 member(s) have cast votes)

What program do you use to play music?

  1. Itunes (14 votes [8.43%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.43%

  2. MusicMatch Jukebox (5 votes [3.01%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.01%

  3. Windows Media Player (43 votes [25.90%])

    Percentage of vote: 25.90%

  4. Winamp (77 votes [46.39%])

    Percentage of vote: 46.39%

  5. Other (27 votes [16.27%])

    Percentage of vote: 16.27%

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winamp 5 rocks - such a lot of things in such a small package - and dare to show me another app that does all that wa5 does with such a small memory foot-print and HD space.

Of course, the pro features are another attraction.


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have you noticed that winamp 5 no longer plays .asf files if you have the K-Lite codec pack installed ? (maybe the BSplayer of the pack interferes with wa5). Only WMP9 gets to play wmv and asf if you install the k-lite codec pack.

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I gotta go with the new Winamp. Great plugin support. Plays all my monkey files and most everything else. Pretty good video in this version too. I use Real Alternative to play any real media I come across.

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a little update on tray play, i think i will call it will not tray play...lol... got resizing done now playlists gone skewiff, and i am having trouble with file association. but still working on it. starting to look a little like media player now though, i think i need to redesign it a little.

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I use Media player 8 that came with XP. I like it and have some very nice skins with it. I have the Plus programme on the beast as well and it added some useful things to Media player.

I havent used Winamp since version 2? Maybe I should consider the new one? :)

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I've always used Winamp since its first version!! :D
Too nice and reliable, even if the last version (5.01) is a bit slow instead of its previous version (but full of new features) :rolleyes:

Bye :)

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WinAmp Forever!
why is the new one slower???
are u using the modern skin?

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I use WMP, I tried winamp, but it was too heavy and featureless IMO. Its a shame there aren't many decent skins for WMP

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WMP 9 is great and will be integrated in SP2 :)

it lacks of good skins tough :rolleyes:
probably harder to make a user-friendly skin for WMP than for winamp

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Itunes for me. If I need a quick preview, I use Irfanview.

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me ive always gone with Winamp i stuck with the 2.91 std for ages i like the new one its cool but i like to play music in just 1 and watch vids, dvds etc in 1 main other player i agree with most wMP is buggy but good. Ive stuck with Power DVD latest and before i like that one but another ive always felt gets little respect is BSP
known in our pad as bull s..t player hehe ...

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:blushing: Personally I use Media Monkey for my libraryof mp3z.
But..... VLC is really excellent as it reads everything from DVD to music playlists.
Okay its not very pretty but the good thing is works.
Oh, and if I just want to listen to a song that I've just downloaded I use Picaview.

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@dev2761 - you really dug out an old one here.

WMP for me (since the topic only covers music).

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Winamp for audio. WMP9 for video.

I tried using Foobar2000 for audio a while back... just didn't have the right feel to it. Winamp 5.08e with classic skins, Global Hotkeys, and the Media Library just can't be beat.

WMP10 is just big a fugly... too much fancy crap in there. WMP9 with the classic skin is good enough for me.

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I personally use Sonique.

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I use Windows Media Player 10.

I also have used Winamp since v2. When 3 came out I didn't like it, took too much ram. So I never used it again.

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Winamp 2 rocked, Winamp 3 sucked and Winamp 5 is back there rocking at the top!!

With the Tara plugin it'll play those quicktime and real media vids too and I found the cleanest skin ever. It's called Classix, It's a modern skin but all the buttons and text are highly readable without being bulky. Plus it comes with loads of different colors. The slate color match perfectly with my Codename: Opus Alpha XP visual style :)

The only problem I'm having at the moment is getting Launch.com videos to play. I don't think I can do it Winamp so I've been trying VideoLan and Media Player Classic but I keep getting a save this file prompt from firefox when it trys to open the medialog.asp file that comes from launch. Ah well a minor problem.

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Winamp... It really kicks (cencored) ;)

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Windows Media Player and WinAmp :D

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I'd just like to add that this set of 'lite' codecs really help when wanting to play everything in one player. E.g. no RealPlayer, Quicktime or Media Player.

CodecsLite

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I use a mixture of MusikCube, FB2k, 1by1, Winamp Extra Lite, and VLC :)

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WinAmp all the way.
Although its a pain there new one doesnt support the microsoft media keyboard :(

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Windows Media Player 10 (Crescent) forever :thumbup

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itunes...

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i use Creative Player its pretty good




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