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Okay, here's my fun thing for the day. I'm looking for a new media player but it has to do the following:

Must interface for drag and drop with my iPod.
Must play FLAC
Has to have a decent library UI - I really love the Zune player's media library look but have yet to find anyplace that really replicates it but Zune won't support drag and drop with my iPod.

Are there any players out there like this. I tried Foobar and a "Zune" skin but it was absolutely terrible and didn't really work as well as I had hoped. I have Songbird but I'm not a fan. I normally use WinAmp as my default player and Zune to keep track of my library.

Help please
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I guess I would ask what you find so appealing about the Zune Library UI.

I was going to jump in here and suggest foobar, but you already kicked the tires on that.
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When I was into this I used to use JetAudio:

http://www.jetaudio.com/download/

Free awesomeness.
    
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Media Monkey is really good. I used that for awhile before switching to foobar.

http://www.mediamonkey.com/download/
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I guess I would ask what you find so appealing about the Zune Library UI.

I was going to jump in here and suggest foobar, but you already kicked the tires on that.
I really like the way on the left side you have the artist names but even without selecting the artist's names you still have a full list by album name and cover going in the center and then on the right you can select a song. It's just so convenient because I'll either know the artist's name or album of a song I want to hear. I've tried Foobar with a Metro UI but I've apparently found like 9 more tonight that seem like they could be decent so I'll try it again but I hate Foobar's iPod support.
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MediaMonkey's library system is extremely flexible and powerful, as it is powered by SQLite. MediaMonkey 4 is currently in release candidate stage (RC2 is already out) and the final version will probably be out shortly.
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MediaMonkey's library system is extremely flexible and powerful, as it is powered by SQLite. MediaMonkey 4 is currently in release candidate stage (RC2 is already out) and the final version will probably be out shortly.
Meh...I think I just gave up entirely and now I'm just using WinAmp, Zune and Foobar.

I use Foobar to convert all my FLAC to MP3 as it is amazing at that. I just wish the UI was better Who knows, maybe I'll get off my ass and actually skin one myself....maybe
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