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Discussion in 'General Software' started by hellrazor, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. remixedcat

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    It's a realtime media manager that's why.... it also does have an artist and album explorer as well:

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    it's not ads.... it just starts to amazon like 1 out of ever 5 times I open it. and I've left MJ open for like 3 weeks. so i rarely se the startup. Plus this is the free version of media center which is 40 bucks but gives you HTPC interface, Zones which you can send 5 different songs to 5 different areas of your house for example...., it also gives you more audio processing options and better encoders and lots of other stuff. it's prolly the most complex media program out there as far as Jriver Media Center is concerned.
     
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    A wall of text isn't as useful as this...
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    Amazon is a store and thus, an ad. I don't want to go there, it took me there because it wanted me to buy something from there.

    I restart everyday so naturally, I'd see that message frequently. I also don't keep music players open unless I play something so I would end up seeing the 404 page not found (thanks to firewall) many times a day on some days.

    Zune is free. Every device in my house can play any song it has access to without any limitations except number of active network connections to my server.

    If I really want to adjust the sound, I do it via hardware DAC.
     
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    Media Players are sorta like cars, you pick one out that meets your own needs, wants, and expectations.

    I like using Spider Player and Spider Player PRO is completely free now.

    Spider Player PRO is completely free now! Please use the following license key to unlock all the PRO features:
    27U3Z909I95-KK147A893S4K6Y1M0F-780363812
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    See registration instructions here.

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    does it show real time bitrate (on VBR files it will change the displayed bitrate in real time instead of just the static average bitrate)? or as much data as MJ does?

    also does it display how much overflow (clipping) is happening in your songs? cna it do normalization based on standards and not some wonky shit? it prolly uses that SRS wow crap.... LOL....

    and zune isn't as HARDCORE as MEDIA JUKEBOX IS!!!! seriously....
     
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    Ever heard of information overload? I don't care about those things. I just want to hear my music.

    It says nothing about SRS anywhere.
     
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    like I said it's not an ad it's an amazon start page that only gets displayed 1/5th of the time or less that MJ ever gets opened. it takes 1 click to get off that screen. it's not a problem for me and I don't let that get in the way of using it.

    and I have a harder time reading the zune UI than I do on MJ.... the text is way lighter, thus takes me longer to read it.... and lots of wasted space.



    you use IE9 without adblockers but complain about that seldom appearing start page????
     
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    I don't understand whats so awesome about media monkey its bloated slow and a pain in the ass most of the time and its dsp effects are easily replicated with winamp plugins(AIMP3 can use most Winamp DSP/input plugins)
     
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    I had it full screen for that pic, usually it's only 1363x693 (40.9% of the desktop). Black on white is very easy to read. :confused:


    I don't go to websites with intrusive ads. I don't use any adware software (except Steam but that's kind of unavoidable :().
     
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    I'm with Ford, the Zune software is actually my favorite for playing music. If think the album art is a waste of space, fine, you can switch to an all text view. But the feature I like the most is that I can click the little icon next to the minimize button and it turns into a tiny window that stay on top of all other windows, so I can leave it sitting down in the corner to easily access the player controls even with 15 windows open. A nice feature when I'm on one of my rigs that doesn't have a keyboard with media keys.
     
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    I was not aware of that, neat. :D
     
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    like this http://cl.ly/HiTi
    and this
    http://cl.ly/Hi5V
    or this
    http://cl.ly/Hie5
    o and this it auto retrives art
    http://cl.ly/Hi8u
    and this
    http://cl.ly/HjjI
    all in a 6.6MB installer yea ... fuck zune :)
    doesn't even use more then 60MB of ram even with over a 1000 tracks loaded and every plugin under the sun loaded uses WASAPI ... pretty much the best player I have found
    O yea it also converts audio http://cl.ly/HiOn
    and heres the media library http://cl.ly/Hien
     
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    and you've been using that software for how long? LOL...
     
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    Well that is good for you, I prefer Zune, it organized my music collection so much better than AIMP.

    I'd care about the size of the installer...but my 50MB/s internet connection doesn't care so I don't.

    I'd care about the ~80MB of RAM used by Zune, but my 8GB of RAM doesn't care so I don't.:laugh:
     
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    I don't need a player to do it. I organize well myself on my drives. I make mood playlists and I play based on mood and style rather then artist. I mostly listen to compilations.

    zune/wmp/itunes seems to be a casual player and Media Jukebox/Foobar/Mediamonkey are the professional players.
     
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    Actually, I organize everything on my drive as well, but Zune makes it easy to find what I want quicker.
     
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    foobar2000 is a great player,
    especially if you add WASAPI on to the plugin,
    simply the best free audio player

    or if you want to pay some money, J-Play is excellent
     
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    I'm with Captain Fail on this. Zune doesn't seem too bad, but media monkey takes all sorts of space to show me all sorts of shit I care not for.
     
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    J-Play has from memory playback just like Media Jukebox does! awesome!


    and might as well show yah more options I got!!!!


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    with zune can you rip to a single .mp3 file and a .cue for dj mixed cds? my media player can.
     
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    Awesome, I'm sure it is filled with a bunch of other useless to me features too!
     
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    ok, I use what I want and you use what you want.... ok... let's float this boat.
     
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    AIMP3 has a Adjuster for the full file buffering nothing new winamp also supports this
     
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    full file buffering was cool back in the day of Pentium 133's and 5.25inch Quantum fireball hard-rives
    now its just better to turn it off
     
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    Like I said, I'm all about the music, not the playa player.
     
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