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View Poll Results: What music player do you primarily use on your computer?
Foobar 0 0%
iTunes 10 40.00%
Winamp 11 44.00%
Windows Media Player 0 0%
Something else 4 16.00%
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Old 03-15-2010, 04:31 PM   #16
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winamp. i've tried to like foobar, but it's too much effort to set up and doesn't have all of winamps features. songbird looks alright but it's kinda slow to startup.
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Old 03-15-2010, 11:06 PM   #17
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just use winamp. Its tried and true and pretty much the first mp3 player we all used. Way back in like 90 something.
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Old 03-16-2010, 07:48 AM   #18
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I use Winamp. Even when I do listen to music, it isn't for very long. So I select like 10 songs from my folder, and play them all.

I don't even think I know all of Winamp's capabilities. I've always just used it!
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Old 03-16-2010, 12:58 PM   #19
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I just use my Itunes. It is much more easier for me to use than the other music players.
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Old 03-16-2010, 02:09 PM   #20
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Windows Media Player. Too lazy after a reformat.

But it's usually Winamp/Itunes. So basically, whatever plays music.
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Old 03-16-2010, 03:47 PM   #21
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Never heard of Foobar. Except they say it on Saving Private Ryan a lot. Did the soldiers want music?

FOOBAR.
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Old 03-16-2010, 04:54 PM   #22
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No, no no..

That was FUBAR.

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Old 03-16-2010, 05:01 PM   #23
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Winamp and Windows Media Player. Gave up on iTunes.

A few years ago, my pc had a virus which required me to reinstall many programs, including iTunes. I thought it was no big deal since all my songs were on the iPod - just plug it in and transfer my songs to pc like before. Nope. It notified me that the playlist with those songs already existed and expected me to erase my music stored on the iPod before I could create a new playlist. After that, I uninstalled iTunes and sold the iPod. I didn't like their tags system, either. I also prefer simple drag and drop transfers for any audio file I wish.
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Old 03-16-2010, 11:38 PM   #24
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i also got an ancient ipod... one of the first gen ones 30-40gig with firewire charger... charger kinda broken - i need to put weight on it to charge.
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Old 03-16-2010, 11:48 PM   #25
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I usually listen to new CDs for the very first time in iTunes just to tag them with the CDDB names (or whatever it is called now). That way if I rip a track or insert the CD again the names will all be there. If I want to copy a track, I just drag the file from the CD to the desktop or a folder where I want it. I don't let any other program "rip" for me. If I want to make an MP3 for whatever reason, I use LAME.

But for general purpose music listening, I use Quicktime. It takes up very little screen real estate and doesn't try to be a little bitch like iTunes, it just plays the damn file. I agree with Sans-Serif about the iTunes syncing crap... that was one of the reasons I gave away the iPod I got for free. Shit drove me nuts.

If I am using Windows, then Winamp is my choice of music player. Highly capable and versatile but with none of the crap that accompanies Windows Media Player. I never rip tracks in Windows, though, because it is a pain. Dragging the files from the CD only makes friggin' shortcuts. How gay is that? Instead, you need a freakin' plug-in to extract tracks from Winamp and have to go through a hierarchy of menus.
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Old 03-17-2010, 12:44 PM   #26
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i switched from winamp to km player to me it's just better. now i need a really good dvd ripper any suggestions?
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Old 03-17-2010, 12:46 PM   #27
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I don't use my computer to play music anymore, so it's just iTunes, but in college I used & liked WinAmp.
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