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Windows 7: what is the best out and out media player

08 Oct 2009   #31

Windows 7

I've always sworn by KMPlayer although have tried VLC & MPC, but the other day I tried out watching an avi with ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre and wow the picture difference was huge over the others for colour quality

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09 Oct 2009   #32

7 Ultimate x64 RTM 7600.16385

VLC for video
AIMP /Winamp for audio
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09 Oct 2009   #33

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)

Just tried Arcsoft TMT and did not find any significant improvement over what I get from properly configured MPC-HC plus I vastly prefer the MPC interface. I compared the same AVI file in both players. Seemed almost identical video image quality to me. I really couldn't say one was better than the other in terms of picture quality, imo. I'm watching on a 24" 1920 x 1080 LCD monitor.

So for me, no compelling reason to spend money on a media player.
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10 Oct 2009   #34

Windows 7 x64 SP1 - Ubuntu 10.10 x64 - Linux Mint 10 (dual boot + Virtual Box)

JRiver Media Center 14 for music (its the best ofr quality and managing tagging and big colletions) and for video its nice.

MPC Home Cinema for quick video viewing and not so common formats

Cyberlink Power DVD for DVD and HD Video. The quality is awesome.

Got them all working OK on Win7 x64 b7600
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11 Oct 2009   #35

Windows 7 ultimate

I've resigned myself to using iTunes as my main music player now, mostly because I like listening to a lot of podcasts. Before I used Winamp a lot, but I've tried most others as well.
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12 Oct 2009   #36

Windows 7 Pro x64

KM Player with CoreAVC = perfect
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14 Oct 2009   #37

windows XP
I like:

Windows Media Player, to me it is perfect.
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14 Oct 2009   #38

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by macgyver2 View Post
I love Jet Audio, it was the first program I ever used besides the WM built in stuff. It always played DVD's better then anything when it came to getting great sound on a laptop or cheap speakers.
Notice how JetAudio seems to be one of tha rare (only?) players whose video window behaves like Windows Media Player when it's minimized - the video keeps playing down there and it can be Aero Peeked.
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14 Oct 2009   #39

Win7 2100

Audio: +1 vote for MediaMonkey - awesome DB tools for large music collections!

Video: I rarely watch movies, but I will have to give Shark007's codec pack a try.
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14 Oct 2009   #40

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)

I just switched (hopefully temporarily) from using (for video) MPC-HC x64 w. AC3 Filter, to MPC-HC x86 with Shark's W7 codecs, + CoreAVC Pro + AC3 Filter and am greatly enjoying how easy it now is to tweak things so I can play various files types with the filters/codecs that work best for me. Very impressed with Sharks settings tool. Makes a complex thing much easier to deal with (and tweak). And CoreAVC Pro seems pretty awesome for the H264 stuff. Looking forward to when they release their x64 version so I can go back to using MPC-HC x64.
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