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post #11 of 41
foobar ftw!!!! too bad its too complicated for the average person to use/set up

but anyone can set up the foobar passthrough through itunes. thats what im using.
    
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The only format that I have found VLC can't play is Real format, but it handles everything else you throw at it.

And yes Winamp FTW
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post #13 of 41
I've tried the older version of VLC and this new one as well, and I'm less than impressed. Sure it plays videos, but nothing that would warrant me going crazy over it. I used Media Player Classic and it does everything I want or need. Mind you, it doesn't have streaming or any fancy features, but it plays media just fine. A wonderful attribute for a media player. I don't notice any quality difference between the two, so I'm sticking with MPC.
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post #14 of 41
Ah nice, I'll be downloading this.
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post #15 of 41
I think VLC and MPC are pretty much of the same ilk, minimalistic GUI that play anything you can throw at them, pretty much a toss up between the two if you don't use the stream function.
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post #16 of 41
so this is like itunes? never heard of it.
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post #17 of 41
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It's a media player but I wouldn't say it's "like iTunes." It's light, fast and has craploads of features. Just try it for yourself and you'll see.
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post #18 of 41
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so this is like itunes? never heard of it.
It plays audio, but it does sooo much more than that.

For example: You can do just about anything with streaming media that wou could want. Internet TV watching? Got it. Internet radio? Got it. Playing music on your main rig on another computer? Got it. Playing almost any format with no codecs needed, plus free DVD-Video playback? It does that, too.

You can't download poorly encooded songs loaded with DRM for too much money off VLC, but it does every thing else iTunes does.
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post #19 of 41
vlc and xmms .. all i need.. i to have found myself liking vlc over all the players out there.. *nix and windowz based players.. except for my music.. xmms/winamp..
    
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post #20 of 41
I wont use VLC for music, the decompression sucks. But I love it for odd video formats and DVD's.
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