Music Players

 
    • skrknmt sa...
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    • 14 okt 2006, 10:29

    Music Players

    Which music player(s) do you guys use?

    I recently switched from Winamp to iTunes, because I was annoyed at how the Hiragana and Katakana wouldn't show up. =/ I'm so amazed by iTunes and its compatability with file naming. :o

  • I use iTunes now, but I my first music player was Windows Media Player. I still use it to organize and find the information for all of my tracks before adding them to iTunes - I find it really difficult to keep things organized and properly labeled in iTunes alone.

    • Monban sa...
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    • 20 okt 2006, 19:55
    I also was unhappy with Winamp's support for non-Latin characters. I personally think iTunes is too "bulky". Once you get to know it, Foobar2000 is really very nice, and it has full Unicode support.

    I had to change to "@Arial Unicode MS" font to make Korean characters show correctly, but Japanese, Chinese and Russian worked out of the box.

    • Velorond sa...
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    • 21 okt 2006, 13:28
    I use Itunes, i guess it's from the time i owned a Mac, and it's easy to use.

    • [Raderad användare] sa...
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    • 5 nov 2006, 03:22
    Listengnome anyone? I can't wait for Songbird :) Before, I ised to use XMMS

    • nazdrug sa...
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    • 16 nov 2006, 23:09
    Monban said:
    I also was unhappy with Winamp's support for non-Latin characters. I personally think iTunes is too "bulky". Once you get to know it, Foobar2000 is really very nice, and it has full Unicode support.

    I had to change to "@Arial Unicode MS" font to make Korean characters show correctly, but Japanese, Chinese and Russian worked out of the box.


    I too was unsatisfied with Winamp's support for non-latin characters. And also changed to Foobar2000. It's really light-weight, and works like a dream. I think a lot of people would be satisfied if they use this player ^^

    • xtremefx sa...
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    • 28 nov 2006, 13:41

    definate foobar

    Foobar2000 all the way,wmp use it ive got a freshly dl track or a track ive just got from someone through an IM conv,i got rid om winamp,to much of a busy GUI for me,itunes i have and use when i want to put the info for files properly,but with foobar,theres something about it which is simple and easier to use than the others,for me personally

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    • Zax_ sa...
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    • 14 dec 2006, 12:45
    Winamp ofcourse!! ^^

  • Hey guys :).

    I'm using Winamp as well, though I stumbled across a problem just now:

    I got this song for instance » Second Flight « by KOTOKO & 佐藤裕美 and it's properly displayed in Winamp's playlist. However, in the windows taskbar as well as in the last.fm client it gets displayed as » Second Flight « by KOTOKO & ????. Other tracks get messed up as well of course. I'm no newbie, but I also can't think of how to fix this.

    I'm sorry for hi-jacking this topic, I hoped someone could tell me a quick fix or link me to a topic where I could get some help :).

    Thanks in advance!

    - Winamp v5.32 Pro
    - WinXP Support for asian languages enabled

    [edit]: Okay, I see there's no real solution for that yet, other than switchthing players which I'M not going to do. Hope a fix will come soon :).

    • mchiu sa...
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    • 18 dec 2006, 02:20
    I have used iTunes and Winamp interchangeably for a while now, but I have recently started using Songbird since it is built on the firefox engine, so it has no problem with non-latin characters, and it also discovers mp3 files within a web page and displays them on the bottom for me to listen and download as I please... it's great for use with music blogs... :D

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  • I use Quod Libet : full Unicode support, many nice way to sort my music, pretty interface, ...

    Granted, you have to use Linux to enjoy it ^^

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  • Foobar2000

    The best music player for jap music u can make it look cool and its compatable with msn now playing i basicaly use it because it usely very little memory and plays in the back ground nicely as well as easy to sort playlists and that i hate wmp because it crashes my com over and over and itunes i dislike souly because i don't like i tunes and winamp uses way to much memory so yeah foobar2000 rulz the jap music players

    • 0-BandEQ sa...
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    • 13 jan 2007, 01:51

    Foobar - the choice for audiophiles.

    Besides from the low memory requirements (and HEAPS faster to load than winamp, wmp and iTunes), I found the audio quality in Foobar a lot more accurate and crisp. Not like the fake added bass impression in Winamp and WMP (even without using any EQing) - which makes the sound a little muddy.

    • srudes2 sa...
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    • 10 feb 2007, 02:18

    Foobar

    I use Foobar, it's a great music player. Not a memory hog like other players. Easy to edit artist info. And it's customizable!

    Srudes2
  • I use Winamp.

    • Zen_S69 sa...
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    • 26 mar 2007, 14:52
    i'm using iTunes for Apple Mac.

    and also 60GB video iPod for offline listeting.

    nothing is better.

    • -aginor- sa...
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    • 21 apr 2007, 20:31
    winamp when im on com and Creative Zen vision 30G when im not on com :)

    --Japan--
    • [Raderad användare] sa...
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    • 27 maj 2007, 04:42
    I use Itunes, I used to use Winamp but it was really frustrating when the tracks and artists showed up as ??? Itunes is so much nicer

  • I used to use Windows Media Player, but iTunes is what I use now.

    • naokun7 sa...
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    • 3 jul 2007, 07:43
    I use foobar2000&Windows Media Player now.

    • semeru sa...
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    • 28 jul 2007, 22:33
    iTunes, definitely. I probably would have problems with using Winamp if I switched back to it ^^'.

  • Amarok for me :D looks in some way like iTunes

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  • winamp & foobar

  • I use Windows Media Player.

    • -aginor- sa...
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    • 16 aug 2007, 17:53
    i use winamp it's just sad that the Japanese names are not working so well in it :(

    --Japan--
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