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#1 Posted on 6.10.05 1109.29
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I was discussing this at work last night, I prefer the Windows Media Player. Suits me fine, but my coworker swears by REALPLAYER. Realplayer always seems to crash whenever I was using it.

Whats your preferred media player?
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#2 Posted on 6.10.05 1121.47
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Windows Media Player only because it's much more stable than Real Player, as you mentioned.
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#3 Posted on 6.10.05 1306.39
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VLC Media Player plays videos that make my Windows Media Player choke. So I like it. And I use iTunes for music.
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#4 Posted on 6.10.05 1403.57
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I prefer WinAmp.
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#5 Posted on 6.10.05 1405.04
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I go with Windows Media Player.
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#6 Posted on 6.10.05 1445.46
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Quicktime, always.
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#7 Posted on 6.10.05 1501.25
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On my Mac, in order of most use...

1. Quicktime 7
2. WMP 9
3. RealOne
4. MPlayer X
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#8 Posted on 6.10.05 1618.54
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Windopws Media Player, because it's right there. I hate fussing with computer stuff and avoid messing with it as much as possible.

--K

(edited by Karlos the Jackal on 6.10.05 1419)
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#9 Posted on 6.10.05 1622.09
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    Originally posted by Karlos the Jackal
    Windopws Media Player, because it's right there. I hate fussing with computer stuff and avoid messing with it as much as possible.

    --K

    (edited by Karlos the Jackal on 6.10.05 1419)


Yep. I go with WMP since it's the default program for all the music and videos that I open. I've never had a desire to change or any problems with Windows Media Player.

(edited by BigSteve on 6.10.05 1722)
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#10 Posted on 6.10.05 1629.18
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I try to stick with Windows Media Player, but sometimes I have to go to Quicktime for reasons which I don't entirely understand, being rather ignorant of a lot of computer-ish things.

For music I use iTunes for my general library of songs, and I was Winamp 2.95 to play single tracks to judge if they are worthy of being put in my general library. I also use Winamp for other stuff that I don't want in my iTunes library like movie clips, TV and wrestling themes, standup comedy, and my collection of Gregorian chanting, traditional Indian folk music, and other weird stuff I only listen to occassionally.
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#11 Posted on 6.10.05 1630.50
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Windows Media player for .wmf files (I may be remembering the extension wrong. This is a note to self to check this when you get home), Quicktime for .mpg files. I also watch DVDs in Media Player, because I am obsessive about programming the Title (track) Listing, and Media Player displays it at all times.

I listen to MP3s with either MusicMatch Jukebox (when I want to set up a bunch of songs in a row to play), or iTunes (when I want it to randomly go through my playlist).
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#12 Posted on 6.10.05 2157.46
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iTunes for music, WMP for selected videos, Quicktime for Quicktime movies, Media Player Classic for other videos (including Real Media). PowerDVD for, well, you get it.
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#13 Posted on 6.10.05 2304.56
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I use iTunes exclusively for playing music - Not only because I own an iPod, but because I'm a freak when it comes to organising my music. I spent three days re-sizing all the album cover graphics in my library so they would all be 300x300. I also file tag songs with ratings, genre, and special comments when the song in question has appeared on one of my 85 mix tapes or 45 mix cd's.
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#14 Posted on 6.10.05 2350.31
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When i installed my iPod, iTunes became my default music player and when I installed my DVD writer Nero Showtime became my default video player. I've been happy with both so I continue to use them.
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#15 Posted on 7.10.05 0028.10
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Windows Media Player


Runners-up: DivX Player and Quicktime Player
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#16 Posted on 7.10.05 0122.37
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I've almost always used Winamp for all my audio needs, and once it started supporting video, I've never really used anything else, save RealPlayer when I need to play a file of that format. WinDVD for my DVD needs, Windows Media Player for ASFs and WMVs (but only until Winamp starts supporting those too, assuming that day ever comes).

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#17 Posted on 7.10.05 1136.18
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Since only James has mentioned it, I better also stick up for VLC (videolan.org). Always my first choice for practically everything and it makes QuickTime Player totally unnecessary. I think the only thing it can't play are Real. http://videolan.org/vlc/features.html

It's also a lot friendlier with DVDs than Apple's DVD Player app.
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#18 Posted on 9.10.05 2053.41
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Windows Media Player. A friend of mine tried to convert me to WinAmp, but it crashed on me virtually every time I tried to use it, so I said "Screw it, I'm goin' back to WMP"-- and I've never had any problems with it at all. (Except it makes a lousy-ass CD ripper.)
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#19 Posted on 13.10.05 0942.19
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Nothing beats Media Player Classic (sourceforge.net) for me. VLC works well for anythign that MPC can't play, but that's not very much.

(edited by anibanging on 13.10.05 1043)
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#20 Posted on 14.10.05 2225.40
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I go with iTunes, but that's because I'm an Apple devotee. Well, I also love iTunes because it's easy to navigate through your library. I've yet to find a system that is as easy to use and easy on the eyes as iTunes.

Plus I have an iPod, so there you go.
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