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Media player with animated thumbnails on hover (Windows)

Is there a video player (or an addon for one like XBMC for instance) that provides animated thumbnails on hover with the mouse (to get a preview of what's happening in the video)?
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Drag audio files out of a media player

I recall a feature in an older Amarok version (Linux), where you could select tracks in your music library and drag them out of the player, directly to a folder on your harddrive. Does anyone know of ...
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Make Windows go to sleep regardless of playing media

Is there a way to make Windows 7 sleep/hibernate no matter if a media player is playing music/movies or not? I'm asking because I've had times when I'm listening to music while I'm on the PC and when ...
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Media player apps do not react to media keys when they lose the focus

You may noticed that Windows Media Player will react to keyboards media keys even when its windows does not have focus. But other media player software that I have tested (PotPlayer,KMplayer) do not ...
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windows - chrome/firefox can play sound but media players cannot

On my Windows 7 Laptop, sound recently stopped working in WMP/VLC/MPC/iTunes/QuicMPCkTime, however, sound continues to work in chrome, firefox and IE. dxdiag reports no errors. My sound card is a ...
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237 views

A full-buffered media player which would load the whole media file

Well, everyone knows (I mean a lot of superpower users) that all kinds of multimedia applications need to read a part of the media files into the memory, and after processing, play that part for the ...
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Software to rip CD during playback?

Is it possible for me to play an audio CD and at the same time (i.e. concurrently with the playback) rip/convert the played tracks to MP3? If yes, how can I do this on Windows?
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Is there a Windows app that can do FLV playlists?

Does anyone know of a Windows software that can do FLV playlists? In other words, you'd load a bunch of FLV files and have them play one after another.
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What media player has speed and sound increase?

What media player has speed and volume increase? At the moment i only know of VLC which does up to ~32x speed and 400% volume. What other options do i have? I am using windows7
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How to play security cam records

I have a security video records on my computer. And try to play them, I almost tried all possible alternative players. The file extensions are exp and h264, some errors I have received could not ...
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Is there any Windows-based media player software that allows you to pause a video, and then un-pause a few seconds earlier?

I often use my laptop in the kitchen for following along with pre-recorded real-time cooking recipes. Sometimes the chef in the video gets too far ahead of me and I need to pause the video for a ...
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Is that possible to stream Windows desktop to upnp media player or LCD TV

We may use Windows Media Player to stream media content to UPnP devices or TV. I wish to to stream the Windows desktop to the UPnP devices or TV. Is this possible?
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I need a video player [or an addon for WMP/MPCHC/VLC] that has 'Smart Playlists' (a la iTunes)?

iTunes [..] Smart Playlists based on powerful features like My Rating, Last Played, Keywords, and Total Play Count. Basically I watch a bunch of old reruns of TV shows on shuffle in a playlist. ...
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Media player (Windows or Linux) that's easy to control with a gamepad?

I have a Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710 that I'd like to be able to use as a remote control for a media player on my PC. I currently map the gamepad to certain hot-keys for use with VLC, but I can't ...
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1answer
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Is there a freeware utility to pause / unpause WMP upon locking the screen?

I've found this: Automated Pausing/Unpausing, but I can't find any freeware utility which does the same thing. Is there one out there that I am missing, or is there a media player which does this out ...
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1answer
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How to configure Skype to mute media players when in a call?

I have heard that Skype can mute other programs during calls. I would like to configure it to do so automatically. I use Windows XP and Foobar2000
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Is there a media/music player program that has a “biased” shuffle?

I know in iTunes and a few other apps you can get playlists for just "highly rated" songs, but that's not quite what I want. I want to hear the lower-rated stuff, too. If I didn't like the song at ...
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Are there any video players for Windows that can play at different speeds?

When I was an undergrad I used to watch videos of lectures on tape. The library had these cool videos that let you watch at double speed. The voice would be high pitched, but I was able to get ...
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2answers
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Adding synchronized lyrics to songs

I want to start something like a personal TuneWiki on my computer. I'm using Windows and have a lot of MP3s. Now I want to add lyrics to them for personal use. I tried Windows Media Player but it is ...
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545 views

Suggest me a music-player with “Global Hot keys” and “mono-stereo sound output toggle” features

I am searching for a player which has mono-speaker-sound output feature as well as Global hot keys .. I tried using wmplayer .. which has global Hot keys support but I can't set mono-speaker output ...
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4answers
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Player that can fade out/in a song

Organizing some party soon, and I need some player that can fade out after a song has been played for 2 minutes, and then fade in a new one (I'm not sure "fade" is the offician term - down volume the ...
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1answer
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I upgraded to the latest version of VLC Media Player and now I can no longer play mp4 file types. Why?

I assume this has to do with codec issues? EDIT: I'm sorry, let me clarify. I can open mp4 files with VLC, I just have no video. Just a black screen. BUT I do hear the audio just fine.
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What is a good lightweight webradio program

I am currently using Screamer Radio but it is a little bit buggy. It freezes a lot if internet connection is bad and can not continue if there are interruptions in the internet connection. I am not ...
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How to set up or where to find my ideal free Windows 7 media player?

I want the following features in a media player, or a combination of media players (ie: one for music and other for videos): When open, start playing please Configurable global hotkeys (next, ...
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Looking for a SECURE Audio Player for Windows

I know there are dozens of audio players for windows, but which one has: the best security record (least reported vulnerabilities) the least number of security exploits the best security ...