projectM Alternatives for Windows

    projectM is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is MilkDrop, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to projectM and 17 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to projectM are Magic Music Visuals (Paid), Avee Player (Freemium), Kauna (Free) and Plane9 (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Media Player
      • Kodi
      • Winamp
      MilkDrop is an open source, hardware-accelerated music visualization plugin for Winamp, which was originally developed by Ryan Geiss. It uses DirectX and intelligent beat detection to render iterated images which blend seamlessly.
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    1. Music visualizer, VJ software, live video mixer, music video creator, and much more.
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    2. In essence a lightweight music player that also have folder browsing, equalizer, song cross-fading and video playback capability. Still most notable features are audio visualizer and easy HD video production.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      • Windows S
      • Windows Phone
      • Xbox
      Kauna is a music visualizer. Kauna renders any sound reproduction in system. It can also capture audio from a microphone.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Winamp
      Plane9 is a revolutionary 3d visualizer where you never have to settle for just one view ever again. From the start you have over 150 predefined scenes to choose from. The scenes can be combined with one another to form a near endless supply of new views to experience.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, v2.5.1.3, released in December 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    3. VSXu Ultra Artiste lets you create stunning open GL based audio reactive visuals. Its unique modular interface gives you drag and drop functionality gives you access to dozens of modules that allow easy compositing of presets that can be played in VSXu player.
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    4. ZGameEditor Visualizer is a plugin variant of ZGameEditor engine built for audio visualization and bundled with FLStudio.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Watch your music come to life with stunningly brilliant 3D scenes.
    5. Overture Music Visualization is a music visualization experience for Windows, capturing audio in real-time from any source and creating effects that react to your music. It currently includes a stable desktop version, as well as a VR demo that supports the Oculus Rift.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      BeatDrop Music Visualizer is a stand-alone implementation of the amazing Milkdrop2 Winamp plug-in. It lets you experience the stunning visual 2D effects with your music player of choice. No additional configuration steps needed! Just start BeatDrop and play your music.
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