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What do you use as your music player on computer?

many people told me that itunes just sucks
so, I was wondering what you use for media player on computer
and some suggestions as well

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Re: What do you use as your music player on computer?

What file format and at what resolution is the music encoded?

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I use Amarok - but that probably won't work for you (Linux app).

Although I don't use Windows from home (thus not music player on Windows) I've tinkered with MusikCube and Songbird (both great, free software programs) and liked them both for different reasons.

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foobar 2000 seems to be the audiophile's choice.

http://www.foobar2000.org/

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I have used Foobar forever. I just found an ASIO plugin for Windows Media Center/Player. This may change my mind.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/asiowmpplg/

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I use Winamp with Kernel Streaming output plugin.

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In my office I use VideoLAN VLC Media Player with mostly iTunes/WinAmp streams at least 64kbs, preferably 96kps or more.

http://www.videolan.org/

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foobar rules em all............

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I tried foobar and I wasn't particularly thrilled with it. I liked Winamp much better.

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I tried foobar and I wasn't particularly thrilled with it. I liked Winamp much better.

if you arent computer savvy and are comfortable with a bloated, resource hogging piece of shitware, then winamp is fine. Foobar can do anything winamp can do(only more) and much better...

open source, highly customizeable, hell...only thing missing is a pair of lips.

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One thing about Winamp is that it's resource hungry and Foobar doesn't ask for much. However, I find Winamp generally nicer to use and I like it better.

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What kind of crappy PC are you using if Winamp is resource hogging? But seriously, it might use more resources than foobar, but it's hardly intensive.

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What is it about iTunes that makes it a subpar music player?

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What kind of crappy PC are you using if Winamp is resource hogging? But seriously, it might use more resources than foobar, but it's hardly intensive.

If you start adding skins and all other stuff, it can get pretty resource hungry. I have an old PC, it's a dual P2 350 with 750 megs of RAM.

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What is it about iTunes that makes it a subpar music player?

the question is...what about it is worthy of mention at all?

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I don't know I didn't realize it was a substandard player that didn't have anything worth mentioning.
What's wrong with it?
I guess a good thing is it syncs with my iPod.

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Well, there's your problem.

I don't understand people hate for itunes. It's bloated, yes, but that hardly matters if you have a decent PC. I'm running on 3 GB of ram, and that's all I really find myself ever needing (except while HD video editing, which is very resource intensive). Ram is extremely inexpensive now, so just buy more if you need it. Generally, that's pretty much the only complaint I've heard about it. That and it's lack of file format acceptance, but seriously, when has apple ever been good with different file formats XD

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Wow Thanks for all the recommendation
I went to foobar2000 website
and realise they only make program for PCs
All my computers are mac
and the only pc I had was a laptop
but which is now replaced with new macbookpro
anyone uses mac here?
What would be ideal music player for mac?
Thanks so much
and Happy New Year!!

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COWON Jet Audio all the way baby!! I switched about two years ago and have never looked back. Not only is it compatible immediately with flac, it has plugins for all your needs (used to play shn, but that was a long time ago and I don't remember how)
plus it plays your video files. all of them. period. haven't found one yet it won't play. It can be tricky if you are opening dvd files on a hard drive (vob) but not impossible.

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Wow Thanks for all the recommendation
I went to foobar2000 website
and realise they only make program for PCs
All my computers are mac
and the only pc I had was a laptop
but which is now replaced with new macbookpro
anyone uses mac here?
What would be ideal music player for mac?
Thanks so much
and Happy New Year!!

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-macosx.html

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