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Old 11-02-2005, 10:22 AM   #11
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Music sounds better on Media Player than Winamp. Is Winamp still being supported and updated?

I use Windows Media Player Classic to play vids because it's versatile.
You have to use the equalizer!
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Default Re: Windows Media Player VS. Winamp

Actually, programs should sound fine without the equaliser turned on if the Mp3 file is made correctly.

Sometimes I do find that Winamp doesn't have as good an equaliser as Media Player, and this is from experience. Winamp tends to distort at small increases.
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Old 11-02-2005, 10:31 AM   #13
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Well, Winamp's equalizer is on by default, and the default settings don't sound very good. I usually use the "Full Bass & Treble" settings.
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Ah yeah, thats what I usually use too to pump up either ends of the equaliser, though my Creative speakers can't really handle the strain sometimes hehe...or the house

I find that messing around with it too much though changes the state of the song, and it doesn't sound as good anymore. Plus the fact, unless you save the state in the MP3 file, you'll have to keep changing it for each song.
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Default Re: Windows Media Player VS. Winamp

I've used the equaliser and favour "Full BAse and treble" (this is similar to WMP Rock setting), however, WMP still sounds a lot clearer. Compare the same mp3 in both and tell me Winamp doesn't sound muffled in comparison.
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Default Re: Windows Media Player VS. Winamp

I have to agree with you there to tell the truth like I mentioned above. Theres something about it.

Yet, if you want support for alot of extra sound formats, Winamp is of course the way to go.
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Default Re: Windows Media Player VS. Winamp

In the past I have used winamp, but I realized that windows media player is the only way to go. I watch a lot of anime and when my codecs got messed up Windows media player was the only player that would work. I highly recommend windows media player over winamp unless you're trying to watch internet porn.
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Default Re: Windows Media Player VS. Winamp

Yeah, its a shame WMP never came out with plugins to do the same kind of thing, i.e extra music support.

Though, I doubt Microsoft would let people tinker with the code to make them.
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