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Free customizable Winamp media player that plays mp3 other audio files, syncs your iPod, subscribes to Podcasts and more.

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How do I remove uninstalled program in 'open with > choose another app' menu?

Something like this, I've checked the registry but no idea which one I should remove. Should I do it for each file extension?
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How to show the amout of numbers in a playlist in the details view in Windows Explorer?

Here's my problem. In mp3 files and other audio formats, when metadata is inserted, and you open Windows Explorer and set the view to Details, you can see the information for each track. I'm using ...
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How to make a playlist of streaming URLs?

I like to listen to some radio stations, but when I want to play one I have to copy the URL from the text file and then go to the audio player (I use Winamp) and paste it in the open URL dialog box. ...
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How do I make Media Player Classic play audio files seamlessly?

If you've used Winamp, you know it can play files in a playlist without a noticeable delay. Other players, however, don't do that for various reasons. I'd like to know if it's possible to enable ...
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Winamp: Is there a way to know what playlist was loaded last?

I have a command-line script that edits Winamp's playlist. I want to save the playlist after the fact -- but I can't seem to figure out how to find out what playlist winamp loaded last. Perhaps if ...
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How can I kill a process (WinAmp) stuck on startup and not agreeing to die?

I've just started WinAmp after a couple of months of not using it (I have the latest version you can get from not-their-website through winamp.com). Window comes up, but most panes are blank ...
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Winamp doesn't remember my playlist between reboots since I use Win 8.1

After recently switched from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1, Winamp's playlist gets emptied after every reboot. I've never seen such behaviour and have no idea why it does that. Any idea?
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How to get Foobar to be as WinAmp'y as possible?

I want to switch away from the terrible memory-eating monster that is WinAmp, and foobar2000 keeps coming up as an alternative. However, it's myriad plug-ins and weird UI are kind of daunting to me. ...
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How to auto play a song when Windows starts up

I know how to play a song or run a program at the start-up. Merely, putting the shortcut of the file into the Startup folder and that's okay. Anyway, I would like it to play and not appear on the ...
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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 unchecking/...
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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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Winamp Auto-Tag Gracenote says No Match Found?

For several days now, when I click the Auto-Tag button in Winamp, it says "No match found". For example: Does anyone know how to fix this?
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Winamp Library Not Displaying Crossover

I'm having issues with getting the winamp library displaying in crossover in both OSX Mavericks and Ubuntu 13.10. I'm using version 13 in crossover. I have installed directx and then winamp 6.66.
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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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Error creating DirectSound buffer. Error code: 88780096

Sometimes Winamp shows me the following error message: After that there is no audio output (just the error message) at all until I reboot the system. Is it possible to have audio again without ...
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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 - 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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Remove rating for a single track in Winamp

How do you completely remove the rating from a track in Winamp? I see in my library that there are tracks without ratings, but I can't seem to explicitly set a track with a '0' rating.
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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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What are some Alternatives to Winamp Visualizations?

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 ...
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How can i map Fn+[keys] to emulate multimedia keys (prev, pause, next song...) in a laptop?

Background: I have a new laptop than comes as usual, with a Fn key, and in the keyboard, the row with the regular function keys also is used for other functions like brightness, volume, turn wireless,...
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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 ...
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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 adjust Winamp (MilkDrop) preset appearance frequency?

I just installed the Winamp 5.63, and I have a few questions: The second question: Is it possible in the MilkDrop visualizations to set how frequently a preset appears depending on its rating? In the ...
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How to disable Winamp browsers?

I just installed the Winamp 5.63. How can I turn off / disable the Browser pan and the browser in the Media Library, or the whole Media Library pan? I do not want the player to go to the Internet ...
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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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Shortcut to jump to random album in winamp?

I added lot of songs in the playlist and I want to listen to them in order (so, I would like to listen to one album after the other album). I have working prev / next global shortcuts. But when I'm ...
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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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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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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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Is there a plugin or software that automatically identifies music tracks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Auto-tagging MP3s I have some unknown tracks which are named Track - 1.mp3, Track - 2.mp3. Is there a plugin or some software which would allow me to automatically identify ...
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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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Copy playlists from Winamp to Windows Media Player

I have several large playlists on Winamp that I would like to transfer over to Windows Media Player. Is it do able? Where are playlists stored? Do I have to convert them?
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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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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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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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Auto tagger like in Winamp [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Auto-tagging MP3s Could you tell me is there any tool able to auto tag mp3 files like it's done in Winamp? By doing it Winamp's way I mean by using Gracenote CDDB. It can ...
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Winamp control on windows lock screen?

Is there a way to control winamp in the windows lock screen? When i press the play / pause button on my multimedia keyboard it control winamp, but not when the computer is locked.
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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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Cannot visualize Winamp Plug-in - Visualize Her (This gorgeous high-poly 3-D hottie)

I saw in YouTube a nice Winamp plug-in and would like to use in my computer. So I downloaded it here: http://info2.winamp.com/plugins/details/146758 I installed, but when I try to visualize a pop-up ...
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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 Keyboard Shortcuts?

I want to make music play/pause pressing space (like it does in VLC). How can I change this? Edit: I am aware of global hotkey option, but i dont want it to be global, thus, i dont want to pause/...
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Winamp 5.6 and Firefox 4 problem

I am usng winamp 5.6 on Windows 7, which works without a problem. However if I have Firefox 4 open (no addons) and skip to a different song in aplaylist, or if it changes to the next song after ...
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Again = CPU usage jumps to 100% -> WHEN <- machine is idle (not the idle process) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: CPU usage jumps to 100% -> WHEN <- machine is idle (not the idle process) I posted this question a while back here and received several suggestions on how to proceed, ...
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aimp: Click and play plugin

Is there click'n play plugin for AIMP? Related/similar: winamp: Change playlist behaviour
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winamp: Scrolling playlist on mouse move over playlist

I have a touchscreen (Asus EEE top). In winamp when I move my fingers over play list it pans songs. I wonder if there is a way to change the behavior of this to scroling.. Would be really helpful. I ...
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winamp: Please suggest a skin with big buttons and ideally big equalizer [closed]

Does anybody knows good skin with bug buttons for touch screens. Ideally I also want big equalizer so I can control pitch and speed!
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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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Winamp playing sound but no video

I am having problems playing video in Winamp (the movie I am trying to play is an AVI - not sure if other formats work). I have installed the K-Lite Codec Pack, and the video does work in Winamp ...
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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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