Re: Foobar 2000 (was RE: [nvda] What do we like for a media playerbesides Winamp?)
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I mostly use windows media player but on occasion I have used winamp. A friend of mine sent me his bookmarks for different stations which play in winamp. I have quite a few oldies stations as well as some from the big band era.
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I love VLC media player!
It is also a music editor, you can play DVD’s, or just play your music. There are many key commands for VLC.
Press spacebar to play and pause,
Shift+right arrow to fast forward and rewind a little bit, and press alt+arrow keys and CTRL+arrow keys to do the same by larger amounts. You can access a lot from the menus. VLC has been my favorite media player for two years now!
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Me too, or if anybody wants to gives tips on VLC for audio playback, I
can try that too. Gom Audio is gone, I loaded albums into it, it started
playing, and then pretty much locked up my machine, or at least the
keyboard. Nothing would work, not its context menu, Windows key-x, I
couldn't switch windows, you name it. So I hit the power button to shut
down, rebooted, and uninstalled it. I'm fine setting things up and
customizing, but my patience is like zero right now. If it can't even do
the basic thing it's supposed to, it's gone.
On 1/5/2018 16:34, JM Casey wrote:
> So the thread here reminded me I wanted to try this out. I’m really
> interested in getting this one going. Not sure if it’ll replace winamp
> exactly as I’m quite happy with it, but it’ll be nice to have another
> audio player that actually works and does everything I want it to.
> That stuff from Microsoft just will never cut it, and I never did get
> really used to or happy with using VLC for audio playback (still the
> only video player for me).
> Looking at their site, I notice there are **loads** of extensions and
> plug-ins available. So I ask you foobar users – what are those
> essential add-ons that you use or can recommend?
> Also if I remember right from playing with it in my XP days, you
> assign the keyboard commands by editing ini files. I assume all of you
> have customised the programme quite extensively. Tell me about this,
> just so I have a starting point here. What is your setup?