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View Poll Results: What is your favorite free music player and organizer?
Jaangle (formerly Teen Spirit) 5 10.42%
AIMP 8 16.67%
Foobar 8 16.67%
JetAudio 1 2.08%
Media Monkey 6 12.50%
Songbird 2 4.17%
XMPlay 2 4.17%
Winamp: WinAmp Lite or WinAmp Full (Bento Skin) 6 12.50%
Quintessential Media Player 2 4.17%
Other 13 27.08%
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Old 10. Jul 2009, 02:03 AM   #11 (permalink)
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This may surprise you, but whats wrong with windows media player. Works fine for me and has more than enough bells and whistles for this old geezer. Amorok works great when I'm using linux.

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Old 10. Jul 2009, 08:09 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Its Amaroc.............. Minus 5 for SP
I thought it's spelled 'amarok'. I have evidence right here: http://amarok.kde.org/

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Amarok is a powerful music player for Linux and Unix, MacOS X and Windows with an intuitive interface. It makes playing the music you love and discovering new music easier than ever before - and it looks good doing it!
Wow, didn't knew you could use amarok in Windows. Unfortunately, further investigations (clicking of links) led me to the conclusion that it's not yet officially supported...
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Old 10. Jul 2009, 01:26 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Ok, got the glasses...

Hmm ... nope. Still too small. So, is there an enlarge feature in AIMP. In WinAmp you can press Ctrl+D to do so. Is there anything similar in AIMP?
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Old 28. Jul 2009, 01:17 PM   #14 (permalink)
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i'm surprised to see AIMP getting so many votes. while i appreciate their portable approach, and find the player to be decent, i really hated the library system. it was entirely to rigid for my tastes.

i'm a foobar fan, quite simply because it lets me build the perfect media player. i can make it look and function how i want it to look and function. i'm not into skinning it and making it pretty - i prefer it to look like all the other apps on my system. instead, i go for functionality.

that said, i'm also a fan of media monkey. i love its organizatoinal capabilities, and when i sat down to get all my tags sorted, MM was my tool of choice. but now that my library is neat, i don't have any use for it, since i really don't like it as a player.

i also use Billy from time to time. it's set as my default player, so when i launch a track from my file manager, my foobar playlists don't get disturbed.

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http://garbanzox.deviantart.com/art/...rong-119333160
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Old 20. Dec 2009, 12:19 AM   #15 (permalink)
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What about iTunes by the way? Some hate it, some love it, but it still belongs in this list.

I actually compared iTunes to the new Windows 7 Media Player and found that Media Player was faulty when reading mp3 tags and cover images inside the mp3 files. Since I am using a MacMini at my HDTV I uses iTunes for compatibility reasons.

Oh, and I still can't read shi... in the AIMP interface :-)
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I actually compared iTunes to the new Windows 7 Media Player and found that Media Player was faulty when reading mp3 tags and cover images inside the mp3 files...
Worse still, WMP in Win7 removes Advanced Tag Editor which is available to the earlier version.
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Old 20. Dec 2009, 04:38 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Any audiophiles here?

I've been using cPlay for the FLAC rips on my PC. Otherwise XMPlay and Foobar excellent for any audio requirements and VLC and MPC for video requirements.
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Old 20. Dec 2009, 08:15 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Looks good. Can you sort them alphabetically?
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Old 20. Dec 2009, 10:44 PM   #20 (permalink)
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You'll hate me for this but I use Itunes because of the multiple IPods in my house.
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