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So, for the last few years or so, I've pretty much been using iTunes for all my local music needs, mostly because Windows Media Player has always been an incontrovertible pain (recently it decided not to recognize the discs it burned itself...) and because I'm lazy.

Now I'm fed up with it and I want an out.

Can I get some suggestions for a good alternative to this thing? The time for laziness is over!

Much obliged~
post #2 of 5
Foobar2000. Many, many audiophiles love it and you can do pretty much anything you want with it. Other solutions include Winamp or Mediamonkey. It's really down to personal preference. It depends on what your exact needs are. I personally have all my music backed up on Google Music and then stream all of my music off my 3TB HDD on my router to Foobar2000.
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I desperately wanted to use foobar a while back. Tried. As an alternative it's great. For migration it sucks.

Importing anything from itunes (playlists, play date etc) is next to impossible, any support is non existent, their forum users are useless to help you. It's not worth the headache.

Winamp.
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It doesn't seem like Foobar is my thing... But Winamp is pretty nice smile.gif

Before we part, can Winamp burn audio CDs, and if so, where do I go to do it?

Thanks ^_^
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It doesn't seem like Foobar is my thing... But Winamp is pretty nice smile.gif

Before we part, can Winamp burn audio CDs, and if so, where do I go to do it?

Thanks ^_^

I know it does burn audio cds....never have though, lol. I never use audio cds. I think you create a playlist and hit burn. Could be qeong, though:)
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