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  1.    11 Apr 2016 #11
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 7,153

    Quote Originally Posted by AndreTen View Post
    Now, that is something
    Yeah, I seem to be addicted to 'Eye Candy' lately!
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  2.    11 Apr 2016 #12

    Hi there.

    Still using WINAMP (great for FLAC) and VLC on Local PC, Logitech Media server (Squeezebox Server) for playing on remote squeezeboxes etc and sometimes PLEX media server (also for remote playing -- this plays on things like remote TV's etc).

    The Squeezebox system plays into networked Squeezeboxes -- still an excellent system with Optical output into a decent amplifier and proper speakers.

    I prefer players that can handle FOLDERS / DIRECTORIES - both VLC and WINAMP can handle those --- most of the more modern players always seem to want you to split your music up into playlists / albums / genre / artists etc. Most of my music is from ripped CD's (WINAMP rips fine and tags as well) so it's much easier to use Folders. Also I prefer HQ music (FLAC for example) -- downloaded mp3's are too low quality for my taste.

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  3.    11 Apr 2016 #13
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Maribor, Slovenia
    Posts : 2,499
    Windows X (various flavours)

    Foobar2000 and MusicBee handles anything in anyway you can think of (OK, this is a bit too much )

    They are all fine.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4.    11 Apr 2016 #14
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,363
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.321

    I use Windows Media Player
    Toshiba Media Player
    CyberLink Media Player
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  5.    11 Apr 2016 #15
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,766
    windows 10 Home threshold2

    Windows Media Player for audios.
    VLC for videos.
    That's enough for me.
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  6.    11 Apr 2016 #16
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 356
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit v10586.3

    AIMP v4.0, Skins out the wazoo. Here is mine for now:

    Click image for larger version. 

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    All the whistles and bells are working on this player. You may even build your own player with the AIMP skins sdk for that. Shoutcast and Icecast are the default radio station locators for pre programming your radio playlists although other with correct url code will work. Enjoy.
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  7.    22 Apr 2016 #17
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10

    I use 5KPlayer. But at first I downloaded it not for audio playback, but for DVD playback on Windows 10.
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  8.    22 Apr 2016 #18

    Hi there

    For those who use VLC media player it can also be used for STREAMING video / music to remote devices. It's not a full blown media server in the sense of PLEX etc but it's very useful if you just want to stream to say a phone / tablet etc on odd occasions. A lot of people don't realize that VLC has the ability to stream audio / video.

    Also VLC plays every codec (video and audio) known to man and also plays encrypted DVD's so you don't need to pay for DVD playing software.

    How to Stream Videos and Music Over the Network Using VLC

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  9.    22 Apr 2016 #19
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 964
    Windows 10 Pro (64 bit)

    iTunes primarily for me. Heavily invested in the apple eco system for phones and tablets. It's not everyone's cup of tea but it works fine for me. After that Windows Media Player. Groove would be good but it doesn't pick up many of the album art covers which puts me off it (not an uncommon issue having googled around)

    VLC as mentioned is also good. But make sure you go for the traditional desktop software flavour. The modern app version of VLC that can be downloaded from the store seemed pretty disappointing.
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  10.    22 Apr 2016 #20
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 9,108
    Windows 10 Professional x64

    VLC used it for years and love it
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