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R2 is described as '/Extreme is a plugin (by Gordon Williams) for the WinAmp music player. It produces animated 3D graphics in real-time that twist and turn with the music. Now used in nightclubs, parties, and even (apparently) a canadian stripclub, R2 has become known for its fast, fluid visuals' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to R2 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, iPad and Steam. The best alternative is projectM, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like R2 are MilkDrop, Magic Music Visuals, Avee Player and VZX Music Visualizer.

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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows
  • Winamp

R2/Extreme is a plugin (by Gordon Williams) for the WinAmp music player. It produces animated 3D graphics in real-time that...

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    projectM

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows
    • Mac
    27 alternatives to projectM 

    projectM is an LGPL'ed reimplementation of Milkdrop under OpenGL. All projectM requires is a video card with 3D acceleration and your favorite music.

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    MilkDrop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Media Player
    • Kodi
    • Winamp
    26 alternatives to MilkDrop 

    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.  Hardware AcceleratedMilkDrop can use the GPU and CPU to speed up rendering, conversion, and overall performance.
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    Magic Music Visuals

    • Mac
    • Windows
    30 alternatives to Magic Music Visuals 

    Music visualizer, VJ software, live video mixer, music video creator, and much more. Magic is a unique desktop application that gives you an intuitive, modular interface to create interactive animation and video effects for concerts, clubs, theater, movies, parties, art...

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    Avee Player

    • Windows
    • Android
    40 alternatives to Avee Player 

    In essence a lightweight music player that also have folder browsing, equalizer, song cross-fading and video playback capability.

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    VZX Music Visualizer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Steam
    26 alternatives to VZX Music Visualizer 

    VZX Player generates awesome audio reactive graphics in real time from any audio source - music player, youtube, microphone, line-in etc.

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    Kauna

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Windows S
    • Windows Phone
    • Xbox
    27 alternatives to Kauna 

    Kauna is a music visualizer. Kauna renders any sound reproduction in system. It can also capture audio from a microphone.

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    DADIM

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    25 alternatives to DADIM 

    DADIM (do.adive.in) is an online music player with a sophisticated and highly configurable WebGL-based audio visualizer. Assemble playlists from SoundCloud links or local music files and enjoy audio-reactive visualizers spanning hundreds of presets.

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    VJmachine 2.0

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    29 alternatives to VJmachine 2.0 

    3D R2R music visualizer and music video creator software. Make a VJ show like a PRO. Create a unique tight symbiosis of sound and video for your party or YouTube. Fully automated with high end 3D real time scenarios, videos and pictures in Full HD.

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    VJmachine Music Visualization & YouTube Music Video Creator
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    Plane9

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Winamp
    29 alternatives to Plane9 

    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.

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    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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    NestDrop

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    26 alternatives to NestDrop 

    NestDrop allows you to perform with high-resolution high-fps visuals which react in realtime to the music and then broadcasts the video via Spout. Since the Milkdrop engine is at the core you can easily bring in your own Milkdrop presets.

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