Windows 10: Alterative to windows media player

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       17 Jun 2017 #11

    Bree said: View Post
    Yes I use (and like) VLC too, but @BaconTime @swarfega and @Berton - does it do what @mawallace requires?

    As far as I can see, if you run VLC and use it to open the Music folder it plays everything it can find (including in subfolders) but in alphabetical order, not a random shuffle. Is there an option I've missed?

    Groove Music does at least offer the same 'random' playback as the old Media Player (which it was designed to replace).
    ??? Shuffle Playlist - ???
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  2.    17 Jun 2017 #12

    It's built in. Shuffle and random.
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  3. f14tomcat's Avatar
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       17 Jun 2017 #13

    swarfega said: View Post
    It's built in. Shuffle and random.
    Ok! :) That was my 1 cents worth of knowledge of VLC, although I do love it!
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  4.    17 Jun 2017 #14

    Musicbee is best for organizing your music collection. Using it for years.

    Last edited by Ditendra; 18 Jun 2017 at 10:12.
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  5.    18 Jun 2017 #15

    Groove & VLC are leading options as mentioned above. You might also consider iTunes from Apple particularly if you have Apple devices you want to synch and backup.
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