Why the hell haven't I used WinAmp before?

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    Why the hell haven't I used WinAmp before?

    I love it to bits within 5 minutes of using it.

    I downloaded it because I extracted the tracks from San Andreas and needed a good OGG player

    T'is brilliant. WMP shall now sit in the corner and collect dust. Virtual dust. Anyone else use this? The playlist management is just perfect, the interface looks damn cool and I love the way everything has it's own place - the equaliser neatly slides in and out etc.

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    >>Why the hell haven't I used WinAmp before?

    Because the WMP was already installed, ready to do the job for you... untill you encountered a format it couldnt play....

    This is one of the reasons this European Board of whatever forced microsoft to release Windows XP without the Media Player. Microsoft gave in, and in the end, people didn't buy the WMP-less version. The price for both was ( I think ) the same, so there really wasn't a point in buying the WMP-less version.


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    I've always used winamp

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    A while ago I got Winamp to listen to a streaming online "radio" station but never used it for much else, maybe I'll give it another look.
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    If you want a really nice multimedia player check out XMMS

    It's only for Linux, but I like it a lot more than Winamp even.
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    WinAmp is fun. Highly useful for listening to the music DATA rips of oldschool console video games. :-)
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    XMMS annoyed me after some time. amaroK rules. (But it's *nix-only.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by sand_man
    I've always used winamp
    same here.

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    I used to use Winamp, then I switched to foobar.

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    I love winamp, though the modern skins bog down the player a bit.

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    This thread inspired me to redownload Winamp and now I'm addicted to it. It's MUCH better than WMP wow.
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    On windows I have iTunes (never liked WinAmp for some reason) and on linux I run XMMS for lack of a player I like better (considering doing my own wraper around mpg321)

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    I've always used RealPlayer, but no one else mentioned it. That makes me a bit worried.

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    I like anything you can skin and that is sleek and works quickly. Winamp suits my taste. I use iTunes on this computer merely because it works up to my standards and I don't care to install Winamp.

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    Apple should port iTunes to Linux

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