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Windows 7: So how good is WMP 12?

04 Jun 2009   #1

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So how good is WMP 12?

Good enough to switch from winamp for my audio needs?

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04 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

It does the job and in terms of video, better than winamp. Its just bigger in resources than winamp. Try it for a time and see what you think and report back.
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05 Jun 2009   #3
Charles Kane

Windows 7 Ultimate, Ubuntu

Ideally I'd like to use it because of its excellent integration, but it is constantly undone by the "Updating media library" issue. It simply never stops updating the two sources of media I have. I've tried all the offered solutions to no avail.
I'm happy with AIMP2 and GOM (for videos) meantime. They look better than WMP too.
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05 Jun 2009   #4
The Sly Assassin

W7 7127 X64

It's alright, i use itunes for music, but keep WMP for videos. As the other members said, try it for yourself and get back to us.
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05 Jun 2009   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

I sometimes use aimp2, its a nice little player.
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05 Jun 2009   #6
Orbital Shark


I've not installed a 3rd party music/video player since i first installed Vista 3 years ago. I think WMP12 is superb & the 'Updating Library' issue that people mention does not even effect performance (so i can't see the issue with it), even on my slow machine
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05 Jun 2009   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium [64-Bit]

WMP12 owns. It''s so simple. Once I imported the music from my old PC after about only 15 minutes I had all the album art , Compositors , Years, EVERYTHING! You don't need to look at that dull CD icon anymore, the album art moves in. (+ Gets fun when you try it with Media Center> Music > Albums)
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