Which Media Player do you use?

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What media player do you use most?

  1. Windows Media Player

    30 vote(s)
    54.5%
  2. Itunes

    11 vote(s)
    20.0%
  3. WinAmp

    13 vote(s)
    23.6%
  4. Real Player

    1 vote(s)
    1.8%
  1. Hi Ho

    Hi Ho Certified Audio Nut

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    I'm just curious to see which media player everyone uses. I personally like Windows Media Player 10 best. It has 5 online music stores (Napster, Wal-Mart Music, MSN Music, MusicNow, and MusicMatch) as well as an online movie rental/purchase store (CinemaNow) integrated into the player. The selection of music is very impressive. Much larger than Itunes. There are also little changes in interface and egornomics that make WMP 10 the best player in my opinion. It's so simple to burn, rip, and it looks simple to sync with an MP3 player (I don't have one to try it :( ). I have over 100 hours of music and it's all easily organized. Anyway, that's my choice. Even better than WMP 9 and better than any other player around in my opinion.

    I hope I didn't leave any major contendors off the pole. :eek:
     
  2. roomwithamoose

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    I've always used WMP 10, but right now I've downloaded iTunes, and I am converting all my music (about 13 gigs) to AAC. I'm gonna see how I like it compared to WMP10. I'm also going to check out the differences between the stores.
     
  3. Gibble

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    I'm have to say Winamp. I started using Winamp back in the early 2 versions I guess (windows 98se days anyway) and I always found WMP would make my hunk of junk at the time crash. Found Winamp and sticked with it. I've seen Itunes at a friends house and didn't think anything too speical about it.

    On a side note, I've been using Fedora primarily and therefore XMMS.
     
  4. HAL9000

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    WMP and I have Cyberlink's MP3 plugin for ripping in MP3 format instead of WMA
     
  5. Nuclear Krusader

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    Winamp and WMP.
     
  6. Hi Ho

    Hi Ho Certified Audio Nut

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    WMP 10 natively supports ripping to MP3. Just a heads up to anyone wondering. I've seen some confusion over that lately. :)
     
  7. netnamakan

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    one problem with winamp, in the free version you can only rip in 2x aac, needless to say it takes a bit to rip a full cd.

    edit:i never tried ripping in other formats, just the default,
    as I usually use wmp
     
  8. ZeratulsAvenger

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  9. Nuclear Krusader

    Nuclear Krusader Mondsreitersmann

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    Still using WMP 9 here. I upgraded from the version that came with XP. Talk about how much unimpressed I am with it. I refuse to install version 10 unless I really really need it.
     
  10. Hi Ho

    Hi Ho Certified Audio Nut

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    What's "unimpressive" about it? Just curious. I though WMP 9 was much better than any previous version and WMP 10 is even better.
     
  11. Cricket

    Cricket Shiro Usagi

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    What? No QuickTime?

    :) Cricket
     
  12. Hi Ho

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    Oops. :eek: I knew I forgot something. Does anyone really use that as a default player for everything?
     
  13. roomwithamoose

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    I have a question that's minorly off the subject. Are there any online music stores that allow you to listen to something before you buy it? I would like to listen to a song to make sure it's the one that I want, rather than pay a buck and never listen to it.
     
  14. Hi Ho

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    I believe all of them give 30 second previews.
     
  15. roomwithamoose

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    Ha! Duh. Thanks man.
     
  16. Tin

    Tin Stereo junkie

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    im a winamp man....somehting about jamming my music in dolby :D. i have about 200 hours of music on my system, took a hella long time to rip it all too.
     
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  17. glc

    glc Forum Administrator Staff Member

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    Musicmatch Jukebox Plus 7.5 with DFX 6.0
    Windows Media Player 6.4
    Real Player 8 Basic
    Quick Time 6.3
     
  18. RJ

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    Windows Media Player 9 (for music)
    Windows Media Player Classic 6.4.8.2 (for Quicktime and RealMedia files)
    Cyberlink Power DVD XP (for DVDs and MPEG files)

    RJ
     
  19. diver203_98

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    Media Player on XP Pro and ME. But was thinking of getting Media Player 10 for XP Pro. And also, Like RJ, Power DVD for watching DVD's.
     
  20. palloco

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    bsplayer and winamp 2.8
     

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