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I have been a die-hard winamp user from the very beginning. When winamp first came out, there wasn't much else like it. I have been using it ever since. Lately however, it seems to be riddled with bugs. I can't even start it up without it crashing. I can uninstall and reinstall, but that only seems to work until I have to reboot again. Anyway, I want to try something new. From what I hear Foobar is supposed to be this awesome product that just blows the doors off of everything else. The default install is quite un-exciting, not nearly as polished looking as winamp. Still I understand that the "power" of foobar is in its ability to be customized. It seems that there are just tons of add-on components. I looked at the "show your foobar" thread and picked one that I liked. I had to install several components and switch the shell to PanelsUI to get FofR to run. I seem to have that running with foo_title (for a psuedo-windowshade).

I just can't seem to figure out the playlists? I can add, but I can't remove anything. I also can't reorder any of the songs manually. I can randomize the list, but can't adjust afterward. I have a few playlists that I really like, but don't want to listen to them in the same order, so I select randomize. However, there are certain songs in that playlist that I *do* want to listen to in order (think Brain Damage/Eclipse from DSOTM). With winamp or WMP I could just drag those tracks together. This doesn't seem to work with Foobar. Is this just something that it won't do, or is there another configuration that would more closely resemble the function of winamp? Part of my frustration is that I don't have the time to spend figuring out a program like this. Both winamp and WMP are completely intuitive, they just don't exactly work well.
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BFRD, I think you might like J.River Media Jukebox. It's more along the lines of Winamp (that is, all-inclusive and not requiring tons of configuration to be effective) and I prefer it to Foobar when I'm listening on Windows. It supports Last.fm, ASIO, dynamic playlists, and all the typical features that all the big-name players have.
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Samsung 850 Evo M.2 Windows 10 Pro MOTU Audio Express 
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