I told you Winamp wasn't dead.

Discussion in 'Tech' started by Axl_Rose, May 8, 2005.

  1. Axl_Rose

    Axl_Rose Junior Member

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    For all you Winamp naynayers, Winamp now is up to version 5.09. Long live the greatest media player.
  2. Eps

    Eps Junior Member

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    Die Winamp, just die. Okay, so thats going a little overboard but I've given up on it ever since I realized just how choppy of video playback it has. It doesn't have any support for multiple language streams or subtitle configuration even after all this time. The developers must seriously be sitting on their thumbs all day.

    I still use it occasionally since the streaming radio/tv aspect of the media library kicks ass. I'm still waiting for WMP to incorporate that. Or someone should put it into WMP Classic.
  3. Mr. Ali

    Mr. Ali Junior Member

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    music = winamp

    video = mplayer/vlc media player
  4. ninefivezero

    ninefivezero infinite resolution

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    Yep....

    Oh, and it says it fixed a security flaw, anyone know what it was?
  5. basketofkittens

    basketofkittens New Member

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    I will forever and always stick with Winamp 2.91. It works great and doesn't have any bloat.
  6. esun

    esun New Member

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  7. shrugs*

    shrugs* New Member

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    The only time I use winamp for video is when ac3 is too quiet in WMP.
  8. Axl_Rose

    Axl_Rose Junior Member

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    Exactly...I never even install the video stuff.
  9. Brofar

    Brofar New Member

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    Mr. Ali has the right idea... the only problem with mplayer is that it keeps history of files watched (pr0n?:p).
  10. hans5849

    hans5849 Serious as a heart attack

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    Privacy tab - clear history, i just did it
  11. Sparky

    Sparky ¿sdooɥʍ

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  12. Eps

    Eps Junior Member

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    Ya thats the same WMPC that I was speaking of.
  13. Sparky

    Sparky ¿sdooɥʍ

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    I used to be a die-hard winamp fan, but then I kept seeing esun posting about foobar2000. Well, I was a little curious, so I checked it out. There are so many features and customizability at your fingertips. You can change every aspect of it, from colors, to how songs are displayed, to using freedb.org to automatically tag your albums.

    A screenshot of mine:
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    Some of the preferences:
    [​IMG]

    Honestly, listening to music has never been so easy.
  14. Axl_Rose

    Axl_Rose Junior Member

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    it looks so ugly and plain. WINAMP 4-LIFE.
  15. sensemann

    sensemann The one and only

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    just as a note: the latest releases (incl. 5.09) contain only bugfixes afaik. there's no real development going on, is there?
  16. berkut

    berkut New Member

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    it's not really development: but this latest version broke fullscreen, pressing FF in fullscreen, kick you out of the fullscreen WTF?
  17. oblivious_maximus

    oblivious_maximus New Member

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    that's the thing though, Sparky's Foobar setup looks nothing like mine(or the default for that matter), mine looks nothing like my buddy's. If you've got any coding skills whatsoever(I don't btw), you can make Foobar look pretty much however you want. And forgetting the UI altogether, Foobar has fucking insane support for so many different formats.

    (the green on my spectrum ananlyzer was a lot brighter before jpg compression-click for full)
    [​IMG]


    take a look at what some people have done with their Foobars(well, actually all these were made possible with the "columnsUI" module):
    http://photoalbum.powershot.de/fotos/29/59//4d33ad53eb32cbb4d5cf6de8cf63cec1.jpg
    http://foobar.nub4life.net/columns/uploads/antimatter_fooby.jpg
    http://foobar.nub4life.net/columns/uploads/Desktop_litmitil_20050221.png
  18. sensemann

    sensemann The one and only

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    I had that installed some months ago... seems like i should give a try again ;)
  19. Axl_Rose

    Axl_Rose Junior Member

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    Ehh I tried it. I don't really like it, but I have a hard time switching from something that I'm used to.
  20. Binman

    Binman Pervert

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    phht, 5.09 wrecked the cddb track database gubbins, reinstalling 5.04 fixed that.

    for audio the 5.04 build plus the latest ipod plugin http://www.mlipod.com/ (works much better than shi**y itunes) I have no complaints.

    Like Mr Ali said, mplayer for video, winamp for audio.

    Recommend the Iplay skin as well
  21. ThatHideousStrength

    ThatHideousStrength Junior Member

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    its dead to me :-D
  22. Hubcap

    Hubcap Holla

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    does it play audio in 5.1 format? Thats the only reason why i dont use winamp, and use itunes.
  23. Sparky

    Sparky ¿sdooɥʍ

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    I guess this thread isn't dead either.
  24. Da Lucky 1

    Da Lucky 1 New Member

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    my surround sound works with it, so i dont see why 5.1 wouldnt work
  25. randomtask

    randomtask Chimp.

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    I don’t use it personally, but I found this thread over at Neowin, maybe it will help you out? Link.

    edit: I just actually attempted to read it... hmmm hope it can help you out...