best quality player

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by cabmustang, May 25, 2003.

  1. cabmustang

    cabmustang Guest

    does anyone know wich media player offers the best quality. i'm using musicmatch 8 basic right now but the quality seems terrible. thanks for any help you can give.
     
  2. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

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    i use j river media center with the dfx plugin and it sounds very good. the dfx plugin is the important part. it makes mp3's sound so much better. there also is adfx plugin for musicmatch....
     
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    Teddy Boogie Nights...!

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  4. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    As sboulema said, the DFX plugin makes all the difference. I use WMP9 with the DFX plugin, and it sounds awesome :)
     
  5. RacerDuke

    RacerDuke Guest

    Personally, the best sounding player is XMPlay. And it doesn't just play mods anymore :)

    http://www.un4seen.com
     
  6. cabmustang

    cabmustang Guest

    i liked the j river one but the quality isn't that great, and the dfx plugin doesn't work on my system. plus it keeps telling me to register. are there any others that have the same quality as Windows Media Player or better without the plugins?
     
  7. RacerDuke

    RacerDuke Guest

    I still recommend you try XMPlay. It supports Winamp2 plugins, but they're not required for great sounding audio. The program itself is tiny, sample rate adjustments and surround modes are built into the player... and it's skinnable :D

    This link will get you straight to the download page:
    http://www.un4seen.com/xmplay.html

    And there's a nice little support page:
    http://support.xmplay.com/
    (You can get plugins here that will allow the player to support more types of audio also)

    Give it a shot, it's worth it!
     
  8. RacerDuke

    RacerDuke Guest

    Also meant to ask... what kind of sound card do you have? That could affect your sound quality.
     
  9. cabmustang

    cabmustang Guest

    i'm running a sound blaster live(value). the card is quite old and i'm using the original windows drivers, i'd download new drivers but i thing it messed up my registry the last time because my computer shut down very slowly. i tried xm play and it's alright. and i'v tried zoom player but i was hoping for an installer on these. it just makes things easier.
     
  10. sboulema

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    im running an onboard 5.1 channel chip :p
     
  11. XP Abuser

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    there is a plugin for ALL creative soundblaster cards for winamp
    the sampling gets buggered and you have crap sound it happens with all sb cards