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Sick of Winamp!

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seeme

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#1
Not quite true, but an attention grabbing headline wouldnt you say?
HA!
Winamp is the easily the best, the cleanest and easiest to use mp3 player i've found, im not a fan of sonique and media player is only slightly better (than sonique)

the only thing that pisses me off with winamp is the random function. i have about 3000 songs in my playlist, so why o why does it ALWAYS seem to play the same songs in a similar 'randomness'? I have fiddled with the 'shuffle' options and that doesnt seem to make any major difference.

question one: is there another mp3 player out there, that is as good as winamp, but solves the randomness problem?

question two: is there a way to fix this problem in winamp?

thanx
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DarkSiege

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#2
I don't know of any other MP3 players that use as least resources as Winamp. One question- If you're tired of hearing the same order, why don't you just remove those songs???
 
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dArK_CyAnIdE

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#3
well no offense but im sick of it.. it was great for a while... but it went wack oin me so =p screw it lol im usind media player can you say ewwwwwwwwwwwwww!!!! lol
 
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npfanz

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#4
I used to have that problem. Don't use shuffle, it doesn't quite know how to shuffle a lot of songs. Instead Randomize List (misc, sort, randomize). When the list is randomized it can't play a song until it gets back around to it. Yeah, this makes it hard to find songs alphabetically - definitely not perfect. But its better than shuffle.
 
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seeme

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#5
I'll try Winamp 3.

My problem is not that i dont LIKE the songs that it plays, but i want it to be actually intelligently RANDOM in its selection of the music, as in realise that --- yes, its just played YMCA by the village people* 60 million times already that day, and grease mega mix* a similar number of times :) so it should try playing the Paul van Dyke or similar DJ instead for a change!

*Please note that music titles used as examples in this thread in no way correspond to any music library used, listened to or owned by seeme.
:D
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Gcotterill

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#6
I like winamp and its cool but I don't use it anymore. I got me self a Creative DAP Jukebox 20GB (NOMAD for the Americans here). I use that now but Winamp3 problery is the best to try.

Also does anyone know where to get a decent PlugIn that lets Winamp read the Jukebox? The version creative supplied with my Jukebox didn't work as I was looking for the Nomad.
 
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silent_bob

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#7
Winamp3 is great! - Real Jukebox (not real one player) is good but its full of spyware or so i've been told
 

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gningnegneur
#9
Yep, Winamp 3 is a good choice... Unfortunatly, the available beta version is very unstable and crash often when tweaking in the playlists or in the other options...

Swi
 

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