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Fantastic Piece of Kit

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AIMP is without question the best audio player I've ever used. I had been a devout Winamp user for as long as I can remember, having tried and failed to migrate to different players at different times, including Quintessential Player, foobar2000 and Spider Player. No single player satisfied my needs so I had two or three players installed at once, with AIMP being the latest addition. Now only AIMP is installed on my machine, because AIMP covers absolutely everything and it does it better than anything I've tried previously.

I'm writing this review about AIMP3 3.10 RC 2 build 1051, released just this month.

I won't write about every single feature of the software but the following is relevant to the functionality I personally found to be the most worthy of note.

Bookmarks

If you listen to audiobooks or podcasts and don't intend to listen to the entire thing in one sitting you can add a bookmark which, when activated later, will continue playing the track at the point where you left it. This - along with pretty much every other function of the player - can be assigned to a hotkey combination (global OR local). So, you can hit the hotkey combo you defined and then immediately move onto another track in your playlist, or switch to different playlist. Which brings me to the next point:

Tabbed Playlists

You can create numerous playlists and have them available on a tab bar, making the track lists contained therein one-click away. You can also configure the player to open a double-clicked audio file in a new tab/playlist, which is pretty handy when you just wanna listen to or check out a freshly downloaded audio file without having to mess around with your current playlist or create a new one manually.

Docking

This is my favourite feature of the player. You can choose to have the player docked to the edge of the screen, which isn't particularly groundbreaking, but you can have the player "hide" in the edge of the screen until you move your mouse to the edge in question. When the mouse hits the edge, a small icon appears below it (which prevents the player from interfering with unrelated edge-clicking!). No matter where you place the mouse on the screen edge the icon will appear about a centimetre below it. When you click the icon the player slides into view. Click outside the player and it slides back again.

Inline Search

One of the things which attracted to me to Spider Player was its in-line search bar, and when I discovered that AIMP had the same feature it was one more reason to ditch the former. The search bar lets you type the name of a song and it will immediately jump to it in the current playlist (it will begin to do so in real-time as you type). It includes an arrow icon which when clicked will jump to the next matching track if needed. Very handy feature.

AIMP supports pretty much any format you can imagine, it supports plugins and skinning, it has a full-featured library, it converts audio formats, it has a tag editor, it has a scheduler...I can't think of anything it doesn't have, in fact. The number of available plugins is pretty low and I'm guessing this is simply because there's little need to add anything to this already-robust software. Despite the vast plethora of support this player offers it's not "bloated". It's speedy, has a clean interface and is pretty friendly to system resources.

Oh yeah, and it's free.

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After some weeks trying out this beautiful piece of software I think its time to make a review.

This software is full, and i mean FULL of functionalities. I'm not going to talk about them in detail, since other people already done that.

I have a 5.1 surround sound system and I like to ear the stereo music in all the speakers with surround "virtualization".

Media Player Classic used to be my go to music player and it worked ok. The surround mixing was done by the Realtek software and was good, until I tried AIMP.

The surround mixing is done by the app itself, and it does a way better job transforming stereo in surround compared to the sound card software.

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There used to be WInAmp and sadly it is gone. Thankfully, though we have AIMP!

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WinAmp was a realy good music player) real oldschool !


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Many usefull plugin, great integrated EQ. Best Windows integration, awesome player

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A worthy successor to Winamp.
Windows integration is excellent and I'm not missing any features personally (esp. through add-ons this shouldn't be a problem).
Quite customizable as well, although finding the right setting in the settings menu can be a challenge.

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Winamp replacement. Very good audio library, player. Needs some of your time to get used to it and several googling maybe.

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Phenomenal, easily a $20 piece of software. Contribute people, contribute.

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So far th only replacement to Winamp. Lots of feat...

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So far the only replacement to Winamp. Lots of feature, But Viusalizer not as good as the Winamp's one.

[Edited by AlexT, September 15]

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This player is one of a few reasons why I won't switch to Linux. It's just a beast packed with countless features and customization options. The author is very responsive and usually fixes critical bugs in a matter of days.

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Music Player / Müzik Oynatıcı

Windows: AIMP

Great User Interface, great library function. Good as library, good as music player.

Android: Gonemad Music Player

Great, clean easy to use user interface, great sound. Not claustrophobic as Poweramp (I don’t like dark theme, black theme). And also fast scans the library. But the most important thing is sorts non-ascii (ı,İ,ş,ğ,ü) chars in normal order. Other players sorts as Iron Maiden at bottom of list, not after H.


Windows AIMP:

Temiz, kullanması kolay arayüzü var. Kütüphane özelliği gayet güzel ve başarılı.

Android: Gonemad Music Player

Temiz, kullanımı kolay bir arayüzü var ve sesi güzel. PowerAmp gibi kapkara, insanın içini bayan bir arayüzü yok. Senelerden beri kapkara. Eyvallah, son sürümde (3. Sürümde) geldi ama o da hiç estetik değil aydınlık teması. Kütüphaneyi hızlı tarıyor. Bir de benim için çok önemli olan bir şey, Türkçe karakterleri (İ,ı,ş,ü,ğ,ç,ö) listenin sonunda değil de olması gereken sırada gösteriyor.

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Just the best app to listen music.

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Sometime it peak heavily CPU resource too long, the rest is overall good

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If you still store music in mp3, then Aimp is a great solution. Easy player, with tag editor.

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My favorite music player from the time WinAmp died.

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