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i would like to listen to my own playlist while i race in nfs hot persuit or shift 2 even dirt2. how do you do it? whats the best way to do it?
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post #2 of 20
mute the game sounds - and turn on my music

that's how I play all games
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If you´re not talking about importing your playlist to the games, I think the best way is just using foobar2k and customizing the mouse/keyboard shortcuts to your liking.

Works for me.
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foobar playing music in the background
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Foobar is gross looking and unintuitive.

Winamp for the past 10+ years for me
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Dual monitors + foobar + keyboard with media buttons. Works great for RTSes, I swear VNV nation makes me think faster.
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post #7 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Backfat View Post
Foobar is gross looking and unintuitive.

Winamp for the past 10+ years for me
So the most important thing in a music player is how it looks...

Besides, foobar looks fine and works fantastically if you spend 30 seconds figuring it out.

Edit: It also uses approximately 3 kilobytes of ram.
Edited by Traches - 5/19/11 at 5:55am
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post #8 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Backfat View Post
Foobar is gross looking and unintuitive.
Do you honestly think this looks gross?

Fullscreen it.


Took me five minutes to configure.. I like it.
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post #9 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Traches View Post
So the most important thing in a music player is how it looks...

Besides, foobar looks fine and works fantastically if you spend 30 seconds figuring it out.
I also said it's unintuitive. I tried to give it a shot to see what all the hub-bub was about. It's too archaic for my tastes. Not a fan of the windowed EQ either.

Just my opinion.
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post #10 of 20
lol? foobar is very simple and easy to use by default...you can customize it however you want. i switched from winamp years ago and am very happy with it.
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