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How to disable Winamp agent in the taskbar?

I remember the days when I could right click on the Winamp icon in the Windows taskbar, and select "Disable Winamp Agent", and it would actually disable and not appear again. This no longer seems to ...
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Make media button on keyboard open Winamp instead of WMP

For the longest time the Media button on my keyboard used to launch Winamp. I don't remember having to do anything to set that up. But suddenly now the button launches stupid Windows Media Player when ...
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How does winamp “save” the rating of songs?

I figured out that if i rate a song in winamp (put them stars) , and then MOVE the song to another path / folder, the rating simply disappears. So, where (or how) does winamp save the ratings for the ...
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Program to put tags (not ID3) on MP3s

My problem: I have a lot of MP3s and finding the right music to listen to is difficult. What I'd like: I'd like to be able to tag the individual files, similar to how you would tag photos on Flickr, ...
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Skip songs in winamp based on minimum stars rating

Is there a Winamp function/plugin that will skip playback of songs that have rating lower than a set minimum of stars?
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How to rip an asx stream - preferably free

I am trying to rip an asx stream through winamp (at present) on Windows XP (or Vista if necessary) using stream ripper, however it complains I have an Invalid URL (though the stream itself plays). I ...
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How do I specify the playback device for Winamp or default device in Windows 7?

My Windows 7 computer is sometimes used for playing notifications. These notifications are scheduled using the standard system scheduler ("Schedule tasks" command in the control panel). A typical task ...
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How do I use my iPhone 2G in Winamp without needing iTunes?

Is there any method of using iPhone (2G) with Winamp without having iTunes installed?
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463 views

How to control which order Winamp plays the playlist?

I created a long playlist, then sorted it by filename, now when i press next button to play next track, it doesnt play the next track in the playlist, but something totally random in that list. How ...
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Winamp does not stay on top

One thing I love about Winamp is its compact size, and being able to stay on top. For the past month or so, it won't stay on top. I have tried: restarting the program: No change ...
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How to change keyboard play button function?

I'm using a Microsoft Wireless keyboard 3000 and want to change the play button. When I press this button it opens Windows Media Player but I want it to open Winamp. The media buttons work for Winamp ...
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Restore Winamp Window Position

Winamp has again decided to disappear into a position where I cannot move it. It is the only program that ever does this. Normally I can fix it, and I am determined to fix it without the need to ...
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996 views

How to put winamp on the tray icon?

I want that my winamp goes to the tray icon on my Windows XP, next to the watch. How can I do that? Is there any plugin or option that I have to configured?
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How to post my currently playing song to my website?

I need to publish my currently playing song info to my website. I have three media players on my desktop: Winamp, iTunes and foobar2000. I mostly listen with Winamp, and sometimes iTunes or foobar. ...
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362 views

is there a good way to record something streamed using winamp?

If I have streaming audio/video files that are viewed through winamp, how could I save the stream? It can't be viewed in a browser.
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228 views

Mysterious winamp ratings that come from nowhere

Winamp gives the option to rate songs. This is not a new feature. Everytime I would reinstall Windows and reinstall Winamp my ratings would all go away as expected, and I would have to re-rate ...
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How to disable “Check for new version of Winamp at startup”

(Solved already, writing this for the next guy) I noticed that whenever I start Winamp it notifies me that a new version is available, even though I go to Options->Preferences and uncheck the ...
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Winamp Error “Stopped working” - Exception Code 0xc0000005 - module name: unknown

I decided to upgrade a working Winamp installation to the latest version but now it crashes right after loading the main window. I've tried resetting plugins and winamp.ini to no avail. I'm running ...
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Loudness Equalization - Why Music In Winamp Loses Some Volume?

When i use that option, music is increased in volume which is good, since otherwise music on my laptop does not sound loud or how i want it to sound even with all controls on max. However so far i ...
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Pitch changing plugin for Winamp?

Is there a free Winamp plugin that can change the pitch of the music (in real time, so no Audacity or stuff like that) by a number of semitones? The ones I've found are either not free or too old. ...
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How do I find the really good AVS presets for winamp?

I used to have an amazing collection of AVS presets that I slowly built up back in the day. I had probably 500-1000 that I could just let cycle through while I watched music. That was a while ago, ...
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winamp: Change playlist behaviour

Is there a way I can change the behavior of single click in winamp's playlist? E.g. I want song to be started after a clicking on it. How do I do that
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Fetch MP3 ID3 tag under linux

I have a few mp3 files which are not tagged. Winamp has a nice feature which I think is called "autotag" and which is very good at finding out artist and title for files. I'd like something like this ...
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319 views

Winamp jump dialog

In the most recent build of Winamp, either the Jump dialog has been ruined or there's some hidden "advanced" setting that i'm missing. The Jump dialog used to have a few options, like "Jump to file ...
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915 views

Winamp and subtitles (automatic download)

Is there a tool/plug-in to automatically download subtitle for movies played with Winamp?
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Winamp sync between Windows 7 and Android not working

I've installed Winamp both on my Android phone (Sony EriCSSon Xperia X10 Mini Pro) and on my computer (running Windows 7) and successfully managed to pair the two. However, the music library on my ...
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How to change Winamp's default skin to Bento?

If I install Winamp through automated means (e.g. Using http://ninite.com/), it is automatically installed using the default 'boxy' skin. I can't work out how to interface with this skin as easily as ...
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Remove the “Now Playing” feature from Winamp

Since I updated to the latest version of Winamp (5.55) each time I restore (unminimize) from the system tray, the media library panel goes to "Now Playing". Not only is that really annoying since it ...
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Unexpected media key behavior on new Acer Aspire

I'm having weird issues with the media keys (play/pause, previous, next, etc.) on a new Acer Aspire laptop. This is the first Acer I've owned and also my first Windows 7 computer, so I'm not sure ...
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503 views

Simple MP3 player with ability to play files randomly and global keyboard shortcuts

I yearn for the good old days when WinAmp was the only game in town. Unfortunately, WinAmp has had to add feature to keep up with the competition. I want a very simple player for Windows where I can ...
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912 views

Keyboard media keypress with Rainmeter

I have a Microsoft Natural keyboard that has a slew of media keys on it. Currently they are mapped to play/pause/next/previous functions in Winamp. I've started using Rainmeter and found a nice ...
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Using WinAmp to put music on an iPod/iPhone

Back in the day, with older iPods, you could copy music onto them using Winamp's Music Library. I heard that newer iPods and iPhones have all sort of encryption that prevents this from being fully ...
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How to translate wacky metadata to readable format?

This is a song metadata i have (on Winamp): I'm trying to figure which artist it really is. Tried googling/google translate, but couldn't find the artist/title in english. Although, one page showed ...
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How to make Winamp sound like studio quality? [closed]

When I listen to an HD song in Youtube using Firefox it sounds like studio quality. But when I play a high quality FLAC version of the same song on Winamp it sounds not as good as Youtube. So I am not ...
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How to make JPG images that can be played as music files

I came across a strange image: Apparently, somehow they managed to make a JPG file also play as a media file. I'd like to know what program you use to do this.
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Winamp “Now Playing” POST to PHP script

I have tried/researched 8 or so different plugins for Winamp that allow this functionality, and none of them seem to work on Windows 7 x64! I need a plugin for Winamp that will send the current ...
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Milkdrop 2 visualization with iTunes

Milkdrop 2 is the best visualizer program I've seen. While iTunes has it's flaws, it's smart playlists are one of the more powerful ways to manage your music. How can I play my music using iTunes ...
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Configure how much the volume increases with each keystroke in winamp

Currently, my winamp only increases the volume by 1 ou 2% each time I press the volume up key. How can I change that behaviour? I couldn't find it in the settings. thanks ANSWER: I've found out the ...
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Play/Pause buttons on keyboard + Winamp

As a friend of mine pointed out earlier tonight, Winamp is really a great program. I agree. The only thing stopping me from using it on a regular basis is that Windows Media Player supports use of ...
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Windows Media Player took control on my play button

I'm using Windows 8 and I want to play / pause my Winamp's songs. However, when I press the Play button, media player launches. I've changed the preference of Winamp shortcuts and it didn't help...
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Winamp question: Generating 'dynamic playlists' from file playlists -OR- mass-tagging by file playlist

I'm trying to think of a way to do this. I sort my songs into a variety of playlists corresponding to different 'moods' I might have as I listen to them, and some songs fit for more than one kind of ...
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Winamp or equivalent scheduler

I'm trying to find a good plug-in for winamp, or a similar program, that can act as a scheduler. After a thorough search on the winamp site, I haven't found anything suitable. My main purposes are as ...
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Winamp no longer loads winamp.m3u when it's opened, it starts with an empty playlist

It started happening a few updates ago and I can't figure out if it's some setting that changed or if there's some reason it can't access the file. Has anyone else had this problem and been able to ...
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Display media library in a folder view in winamp 5.5

Is it possible to to display media by folders-view? all my files organized by folders.
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Why can't I listen to the radio in Winamp but can in Windows Media Player?

The url of the radio is: http://200.43.193.190/vale. This is the site of the radio: http://www.10musica.com/contenidos/popup%5Fradio.html?radio=43
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Winamp has slow /skipping video playback on Windows 7

I have Windows 7 x64 (7600 90-day trial version) and Winamp 5.6 installed. When I play a video in Windows Media Player, the video plays smooth, however when I play a video in winamp, the video is ...
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Winamp - Google talk Tweak deletes m3u file

I'm using Winamp and Google Talk in daily life. When I'm trying to set my current track in Winamp as music status, Google Talk freeze and crash. To avoid that, I've followed the following tweak showed ...
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Playlist Generator for Winamp

I'm running Winamp 5.63 on Windows 7 x64. The built-in playlist generator crashes every time it scans the media library. From what I've read, if a library grows beyond 6,000 tracks, this is the ...
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Sublime Text 2 overrides Winamp Keyboard Hotkeys

This is the layout of my keyboard (Multimedia-Keys) Play|Pause , Mute , Vol- ... I however change songs very very often (next in playlist, prev in playlist), for which I do not have multimedia ...
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Winamp freeze at exit

Im on an XP SP3 machine and the newest Winamp v5.63 has a small problem. It hangs on exit. I wouldnt really mind that much cause i simple task kill is all it takes but what annoys me the most is that ...