AIMP2 - better alternative for WinAmp

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AIMP2 - better alternative for WinAmp

Post by Virtual_ManPL » Mon Dec 10, 2007 2:19 pm

AIMP2 hompepage (english page, but some text isnt translated to english and is in russian)

How AIMP look:
Image

Download AIMP 2.08.1 Beta
Input Plugins Pack
AAC support [Advanced Audio Coding] (*.AAC;*.MP4;)
AC3 support [Dolby Digital AC-3] (*.ac3;)
ALAC support [Apple Lossless] (*.M4A;)
FLAC support [Free Lossless audio] (*.FLAC;)
APE support [Monkeys] (*.APE;*.MAC;)
MPC support [MusePack] (*.MPC;*.MP+;*.MPP;)
OFR support [OptimFROG] (*.ofr;*.ofs;)
SPX support [Speex] (*.SPX;)
TTA support [The True Audio] (*.TTA;)
WV support [WavPack Audio] (*.wv;)
Input MIDI (with SF)
+ BASS MIDI Addon
+ Sound fonts

The main advantages
Support for a large number of music formats:
buildin: AUDIOCD, CDA, AIF, AIFF, IT, MP1, MP2, MP3, MOD, MTM, MO3, OGG, S3M, UMX, WAV, WMA, XM, M3U, PLC, PLS, CUE
with plugin: AAC, MP4, FLAC, APE, MAC, MPC, MP+, MPP, OFR, OFS, SPX, TTA, WV

The great functionality and intuitive interface

18 leading band EQ and built sound effects
Reverb, Flanger, Chorus, Pitch, Tempo, Echo, Speed

32-bit audio processing
to achieve the best quality

The work immediately with several playlists
Listen to work with one another

Support modules of functionality enhancement
You can add new utilities and expand existing, connect the plug Input, Gen, DSP of Winamp

Shutting down the computer
You can sleep under favorite music, setting the timer to switch off the computer, or at the end of play.

Internet
Listen and save!

The creation of bookmarks and playback queue

Hot keys
Set up local and global hotkeys to your taste!

Multilingual interface

Multiplayer mode
Several users are working with one computer? No problem.

Full Unicode support

Finding Files
Search files on all open playlists

Flexible Program

The small size distribution

Audio Converter
Allows you to convert music from a variety of formats to wma, mp3, wav, ogg

Audio Grabber

You can convert AudioCD (CDA) in the formats MP3, OGG, WAV or WMA

Sound
Will you write the sound from any audio device in the system and save in mp3 format, ogg, wav and wma

Editor tags
You can easily edit tags of audio files, and rename files group, sort of a template or use values tags to a group of files.
Audio Library
Represents the organizer of music files, which will allow you to easily sort your music, stand assess proslushannym songs.

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Post by Dreamer » Tue Dec 11, 2007 12:33 am

I found this program just few weeks ago, but it's great! Definitely the best audio player! It's only beta, but it's less buggy than Winamp 5.5 final.

I can't see few useful features in the list:

- Playlist tabs
- Quick search
- Sound recorder

There are just few skins on the homepage, so here is a pack of most AIMP2 skins (I have had some problems - freezing with some skins, so I have excluded them from the pack, it's probably Russian font issue, but I'm not sure):

AIMP2 Skins (6.34MB)

Note: Not all skins offer all the new AIMP2 features (i.e. playlist tabs, quick search...).
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Post by Troken » Tue Dec 11, 2007 8:21 am

Aaah... you guys haven't tried MediaMonkey. :wink: The new beta looks amazing, but the old version rocks too. No plugins needed for many formats (like FLAC, APE etc).

www.mediamonkey.com

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Post by Dreamer » Tue Dec 11, 2007 10:39 pm

I tried Winamp, Foobar2000, Mediamonkey and other audio players, of course, but...

Mediamonkey is more a music organizer, than audio player, it's also a limited shareware, Winamp is kind of shareware too, also a 'bloatware' - with many ugly bugs in the final version (5.5), Foobar2000 is perhaps good for professionals, but skin support is missing, it's not very user friendly / easy to use / intuitive, definitely not for the normal users, especially not for the former Winamp users.

AIMP is:

- completely free
- intuitive
- easy to use
- with lots of great features - missing in other players
- fully customizable - not only skins, plugins, shortcuts, global shortcut, but there are so many small, but useful features I was waiting for while using Winamp
- low memory usage
...

Therefore it's the best audio player for me.

...And remember, AIMP2 is still only beta!

BTW memory usage of these audio players:

Mediamonkey: 23 860 K
Winamp: 23 756 K
Foobar2000: 15 800 K
AIMP2: 5 888 K
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Post by Markus » Sun Dec 16, 2007 7:36 pm

At least with WinAmp is annoying, when browsing music files with "All supported types", the WinAmp ignores mod (and related) music files, even it plays them.

Maybe I should test AIMP, for example, if the memory usage is that low, that may mean more efficient program..?

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Post by ckit » Mon Dec 17, 2007 2:58 am

Unless it does Kernel Streaming (I can't use ASIO with Realtek HD codecs) I'm not interested.
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Post by Dreamer » Tue Dec 18, 2007 12:52 am

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Post by ckit » Tue Dec 18, 2007 1:02 am

LOL, I like my foobar2000 especially the new foobar2000 0.9.5 arriving for XMAS I hope :)
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Post by Dreamer » Tue Jan 01, 2008 10:08 pm

AIMP v2.09 has been released.
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Post by Dreamer » Thu Jan 31, 2008 11:50 pm

AIMP v2.10 has been released.

Player
+ Auto rename playlist on manual saving
+ Quick search up & down by list
+ Transparency of main windows
+ Small visual changes
+ Method of searching in playlist was updated - now the result is not affected by order of parts
+ Method of searching in playlist was also accelerated
+ Azerbaijani, сatalan, сhuvash, slovenian, Tajik, Thai localizations were added

Fixed
- Library: bug in sorting items in playlists
- Bug with Drag&Drop coping with wrong links
- Bug with playlists creation
- Bug with radio recording with 32-bit sound processing
- Bug with reading lyrics from *.OGG files
- Bug with AIMP working in minized mode

Only one skin is included in the package - you can find more skins here:

http://www.zshare.net/download/5810520aec48d8/
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Post by pic_viewer » Mon Feb 04, 2008 2:52 am

Dreamer wrote:AIMP v2.10 has been released.
The site is temporarily unavailable, preventive operations are carried on.

Whatever that means...

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Post by Drahken » Tue Feb 05, 2008 2:36 am

Winamp has always been my #1 choice (until recently), because there are plugins to allow it to play almost any media format you can find. I haven't been able to find anything else that matches it's functionality, until pretty recently.

Enter, The KMPlayer: http://www.kmplayer.com/forums/index.php (download link is at the top of the forum).
Freeware, light on resources, plays almost anything (both audio & video) without any external codecs, can use external codecs & directshow filters for the very few formats it doesn't support natively, or if you like the way some external codec works better than the way the built in one does. You can even prioritize the codecs & directshow filters, so that it will try one first, and fall back to a different one if that one fails. It comes packed with quite a few skins, and it even supports winamp plugins for added features. It can take some time to figure out all the various options & features it has, but it's very easy to use right out of the box (you don't -need- to tinker with all those options, the default settings work just fine).

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Post by Guest » Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:42 am

Drahken wrote:Winamp has always been my #1 choice (until recently), because there are plugins to allow it to play almost any media format you can find. I haven't been able to find anything else that matches it's functionality, until pretty recently.
But AIMP2 can use plugins too for expanding program function nad playing more formats like WinAmp ;)

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Post by budz45 » Tue Feb 26, 2008 4:10 am

thanks
All My Topics || my 'MP' Topics
My own Bookmarked topics--->for me only

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Post by Dreamer » Wed Feb 27, 2008 12:07 am

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