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I've been using Winamp to display visuals for a production, but I would rather use a dedicated visualization software, as I'm dealing with live audio. Are there any good visualization software that work much like Winamp's visualizations and go with the music?

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I'm looking for the ability to do more professional style things, not so much a screensaver. This will be displayed for an audience going with live music from bands. – Fogest Nov 28 '12 at 2:23
Leave the first one out then, it was just an additional recommendation for home (i.e. non-pro) use. :) Check out SoundSpectrum and VSX/VSXu. – Karan Nov 28 '12 at 2:25

Soundspectrum has the best visualizations ever, particularly "G-Force", "Aeon" and "WhiteCap". Aeon is slower but the most sophisticated and in 3D. They have two others, "SoftSkies" and "Winter Wonders", but I find these much less interesting. You can download them for free, but you will have just a basic viz constantly interrupted by the word "Soundspectrum". Upgrading is a must, the cheapest upgrade is $20 each for a year, the top upgrade is $30. This includes constant updates, "standalone" (the viz works without music) and a screensaver. You can keep and use the viz's after a year, but then the updates will stop.

These visualizations are extremely sophisticated and adjustable, quite a level above Milkdrop and all the Geiss viz's. They work on many media players, when downloading them (from the site itself is best), check on the drop down list all the media players you want to use them with.

WhiteCap can be embedded in most Classic Winamp skins, even the "old" skins, which I think is a nice plus.

Highly recommended, but don't bother if you aren't prepared to buy the top version.

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Are you associated with the product in anyway? As in do you work for the company or something? – Fogest Oct 21 '14 at 1:31

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