View Poll Results: Which Media Player did you use

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  • Windows Media Player

    5 26.32%
  • Groove Music/Movie & Tv

    8 42.11%
  • Other (MPC,VLC ect.) please state

    6 31.58%
  1. heickelrrx's Avatar
    They Are Lot of Media Player on windows 10 available. Windows media player and groove music both available preinstalled while VLC,MPC etc. are out there ready to download

    Windows Media Player is desktop application the UI didn't change much since windows XP SP3 make most user already familiar with it. it you can install codec pack to play unsupported format and it support plug in. the UI Optimized for desktop since they didn't really change it since Windows XP

    Groove Music is modern application. it run under special window unlike desktop application. it has modern fresh touch friendly UI but also great on desktop. it has a music catalog which can be use to browse some music.

    there another Option like media player classic, GOM player, VLC (Modern and desktop) etc. so which one did you choose on windows 10 share your thought
    08-06-2015 10:49 AM
  2. Dirigent82's Avatar
    For music, I use Foobar2000. Though it was nice to see Groove Music pick up Flac support, the interface isn't all that great for me.
    08-06-2015 11:14 AM
  3. Richard Culverhouse's Avatar
    I just use the new built in apps, though I am thinking of looking elsewhere for video because of lack of subtitle support (maybe I just haven't figured it or yet lol)
    Also, the video app won't play .mkv files.
    Not sure whether to install klite again, convert the file or what..
    08-06-2015 11:31 AM
  4. heickelrrx's Avatar
    For music, I use Foobar2000. Though it was nice to see Groove Music pick up Flac support, the interface isn't all that great for me.
    Raidcall user?
    08-06-2015 11:42 AM
  5. Dirigent82's Avatar
    Raidcall user?
    No, I'm not. (Had to look up what it was... )
    08-06-2015 01:20 PM
  6. tonyr6's Avatar
    Groove player is too unstable so I use Windows Media Player.
    08-06-2015 11:01 PM
  7. heickelrrx's Avatar
    Groove player is too unstable so I use Windows Media Player.
    Quiet stable for playing MP3 files but some uncommon format had issues
    08-07-2015 12:09 AM
  8. mahesh nakka's Avatar
    Groove music for MP3
    08-07-2015 07:11 AM
  9. drumtrucker's Avatar
    longtime GOM player user for video, best interface IMO. Just watch out for crapware when installing
    08-07-2015 01:05 PM
  10. dermbrian's Avatar
    DWJukebox. Thankful it still runs on Windows 10.
    08-07-2015 01:38 PM
  11. kgraham182's Avatar
    I use MediaMonkey to organize my music, than use Zune to play them. I notice Groove uses a lot of resources and has several other processes very active (System and Runtime Broker). I would recommend Musicbee for novice, MediaMonkey can be hell sometimes but I find it organize my music catalog better.
    08-07-2015 01:58 PM
  12. EL620's Avatar
    Groove for music, VLC for opening single files and KODI as my main media entertainment with a collection of cool addons + a remote control app on my windows phone.
    08-07-2015 02:02 PM
  13. eehsun's Avatar
    BS + Winamp :)
    08-07-2015 04:51 PM
  14. heickelrrx's Avatar
    Isn't winamp an dangerous software?
    08-08-2015 06:14 AM
  15. heickelrrx's Avatar
    No, I'm not. (Had to look up what it was... )
    Raidcall is an VOIP software that intended to run alongside a game that doesn't support VOIP.

    While Foobar is one of a 3rd party media player that able to do a software decoding that transmite to raidcall directly without any hardware acceleration.

    Most used to do some Karoke party with your teammate,guildmember, clanmember , ect
    08-08-2015 06:17 AM
  16. Protocol Rahul's Avatar
    I use wmp with k-lite codec pack for the unsupported codec plus for the beats audio support. Groove and movies & tv just suck.
    tonyr6 and noersetiawan like this.
    08-08-2015 08:10 AM
  17. eehsun's Avatar
    Isn't winamp an dangerous software?
    oh come on it's glorious :)
    08-08-2015 10:26 AM
  18. Ma Rio's Avatar
    oh come on it's glorious :)
    TBH only a crazy person would use a player that's discontinued and pretty outdated.
    Not to menation having 2 or more players at the same time.

    I use WMP since my Win7 days. It's the fastest and lightest player out there I think. Not to mention it's free and preinstalled on every Windows PC.
    The only 2 downsides are that it doesn't support some hipster formats (though MS added .mkv), and that you won't be able to add subtitles to your movies.
    If those two things were fixed, I'd use WMP forever.
    08-08-2015 11:53 AM
  19. eehsun's Avatar
    TBH only a crazy person would use a player that's discontinued and pretty outdated.
    Not to menation having 2 or more players at the same time.

    I use WMP since my Win7 days. It's the fastest and lightest player out there I think. Not to mention it's free and preinstalled on every Windows PC.
    The only 2 downsides are that it doesn't support some hipster formats (though MS added .mkv), and that you won't be able to add subtitles to your movies.
    If those two things were fixed, I'd use WMP forever.
    Crazy, huh, wow..
    08-09-2015 10:28 AM
  20. Tony Clegg's Avatar
    I still use Winamp. I'm old school. I like the way it crossfades between tracks properly. Something WMP still fails to do properly.

    For videos (AVI's, mp4's) I use WMP and for films and BluRay I use Emby.
    08-09-2015 11:09 AM
  21. xandros9's Avatar
    I use a combo of Groove for music and VLC for everything else.
    08-09-2015 11:09 PM
  22. heickelrrx's Avatar
    I still use Winamp. I'm old school. I like the way it crossfades between tracks properly. Something WMP still fails to do properly.

    For videos (AVI's, mp4's) I use WMP and for films and BluRay I use Emby.
    From I've read Winamp has ability to capture anything you type with keyboard. That's why security expert say it's dangerous software.

    Some antivirus consider it's as spyware.

    Windows desktop user can use K Lite Codec Pack BASIC to get most of unsupported formap to WMP
    08-10-2015 06:08 AM
  23. Tony Clegg's Avatar
    I've never had an issue with keylogging in all the years I've used it. Plus, Windows 10 uses a keylogger. Am I worried ? No, not really.
    09-15-2015 05:30 AM
  24. xandros9's Avatar
    I've never had an issue with keylogging in all the years I've used it. Plus, Windows 10 uses a keylogger. Am I worried ? No, not really.
    The logging and other analytic stuff is for Insiders. So you shouldnt be worried otherwise.
    09-15-2015 03:16 PM

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