View Full Version : Any good Media Players out there?

05-07-2004, 18:34:33
Free of course?
Windows MP is totally cocked up on my PC and I'm just sick of trying to fix it...it's really screwed up...won't start at all.

Who makes a cool/good alternative for free download?
CD Player is pretty boring. :)

05-07-2004, 18:38:19
Winamp? (www.winamp.com)

05-07-2004, 18:41:39
I think winamp was quite cool, but these days it suffers from featuritis - like so many gimmicks (ICQ for example)

05-07-2004, 18:47:58
Winamp5 rules.

06-07-2004, 07:55:39
Thanks for the tip...I'll give it a shot.
I keep getting an "internal error" message when I try to start WMP--though I've loaded it anew and installed...I think (and of course I know next to nothing about code) that the desktop shortcut might be pointing to a malfuntioning or previously deleted program file...?
I'm wondering if my Spybot killer program may have listed a WMP file as spyware and I destroyed it without looking at the whole list of programs to delete or something.
When I chose 7.1 to DL for WMP (I have 98SE) it seemed to give me version 9 anyways...aaargh.

06-07-2004, 08:28:49
get windows xp, half you problems probably stem from that OS.

Winamp 5 rulez.

06-07-2004, 09:17:08
Winamp 5 is nice for audio. I use BSPlayer for video, though it's buggy. I think that Winamp does video as well.

As for WMP, if you have 98SE, then 9 should work. I say "should" because 98 is easy to hose. I have manged to break many times during normal use.

06-07-2004, 09:29:40
It's sure breaking me on its bad days.

07-07-2004, 13:54:31
Forgot the "it". :)