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Best media player software

Discussion in 'General Software' started by remixedcat, Oct 20, 2010.

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What media player is the best?

  1. Windows media player 11

    9.3%
  2. Winamp

    7.0%
  3. Media Monkey

    2.3%
  4. Windows Media player 12

    18.6%
  5. VLC

    25.6%
  6. Media player classic

    16.3%
  7. RealPlayerSP

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. itunes

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. other (windows)

    16.3%
  10. other (linux)

    4.7%
  1. remixedcat

    remixedcat

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    That was my problem with BethSoft games before and I made the exceptions for those games and they ran better after that.

    For windows 7 I may switch to CCCP and just have RP becuase I have been using it for downloading youtube and other site's vids really easily.

    Thanks for letting others know about the k-lite thing. I was going to post it somewhere but i never had the occasion for it :cool:
     
  2. entropy13

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    Video - Media Player Classic
    Music - Winamp

    Although I'll vote for MPC since I'm more likely to watch something than listen to music from my PC nowadays.

    You can add them with CCCP manually anyway, as I'm sure you'll know. Isn't it however more of the fact that it's disabled by default (realplayer and quicktime playback) rather than missing though?
     
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    i find VLC to be quite good, except for its odd incompatibilities. for example, it hates SPDIF passthrough for digital audio.

    i'll agree with you there on shark and WMP, CCCP is clearly designed for use with MPC-HC
     
  4. remixedcat

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    I guess I might be trying CCCP for my next codec pack ;)
     
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    MPlayer and VLC in Windows/Linux and Movist on the Mac.
     
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    I use KMPlayer and Windows Media Player.
     
  8. Thrackan

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    I have used Winamp since the stone age, and I simply can't get used to Windows Media Player ever since they moved on from the Classic (was it WMP6?) to their "Modern and intuitive" interface.

    After acquiring my first 100GB's of music, I discovered Winamps Library system and I haven't looked back. Actually I have, I tried to find a good free alternative, but I bought Winamp Pro.

    For video, I use MPC-HC and the CCCP pack. Been using it for at least 3 years now. Unfortunately I have to pull out VLC in rare cases. VLC ain't bad, but I just don't like it.

    As for codecs, I switched to CCCP after several borked and dubious releases of K-Lite. They fucked shit up once, and they will do it again as Mussels linked here earlier. Quality control is important to me and K-Lite fails at it.
     
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    remixedcat, you should have searched before making this thread.

    Anyway I'm:
    Music - Winamp
    Video - KMPlayer

    Codecs: Shark007's Win7Codec Pack + x64 Components, Real Alternative Lite & QT Lite.
     
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    I don't like WMP 12. People worked for years to get a fully intergrated media player (i.e. one that doesn't show a video in a seperate window), now Microsoft has gone backwards.

    I stick with WMP 11 for music & most videos and MPC: HC w/ CCCP for anime & stuff WMP can't play.
     
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  11. remixedcat

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    This thread is more inclusive and comprehensive then the thread you presented.
     
  12. Thrackan

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    Pity the poll only has coverage for one option though.
     
  13. remixedcat

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    But this narrows it down LOL
     
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    WMP for music library
    Media Player Classic for movios
     
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