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View Poll Results: Audio Media Player Application of the Year
amaroK 73 19.52%
RhythmBox 51 13.64%
XMMS 21 5.61%
XMMS2 6 1.60%
mpg123 3 0.80%
Audacious 52 13.90%
Banshee 34 9.09%
Exaile 11 2.94%
Aqualung 7 1.87%
Quod Libet 2 0.53%
Sonata 2 0.53%
mpg321 2 0.53%
MPD 19 5.08%
MOC 11 2.94%
gmusicbrowser 4 1.07%
aTunes 5 1.34%
DeaDBeef 19 5.08%
Clementine 40 10.70%
cmus 8 2.14%
Guayadeque 0 0%
ogg123 4 1.07%
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Old 12-30-2011, 12:56 PM   #16
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Where is gogglesmm?
 
Old 12-31-2011, 05:14 AM   #17
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amarok or clementine when in kde, cmus when on battery power
 
Old 12-31-2011, 07:48 AM   #18
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amarok !! good one
 
Old 12-31-2011, 08:07 AM   #19
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Hi,

RhythmBox here.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 12-31-2011, 05:22 PM   #20
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Windows Media Player...

kidding, I use VLC
 
Old 01-01-2012, 02:07 PM   #21
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Audacity, for radio, local stuff and because all the stuff can be organised in tabs, your selection stays there (VLC makes you rebuild your list) and...it works...
 
Old 01-01-2012, 04:02 PM   #22
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Now this category I don't think I can vote in ... I kind of like RhythmBox, Banshee, Guayadeque, Amarok and Audacious and I've begun to try out Exaile and Clementine ... but I'm not really happy with any of them.
 
Old 01-02-2012, 09:37 AM   #23
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RhythmBox. Has playlists, album art, visualisations, "jukebox mode" :-), and other things I associate with a versatile audio player but isn't a bloated mess like Amarok (OK, little bit of bitterness there).
LOL

Couldn't have said it better myself.
 
Old 01-02-2012, 10:45 PM   #24
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mplayer and Clementine
 
Old 01-03-2012, 03:52 AM   #25
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Gogglesmm is my favourite - all the features I need and very quick and light on resources.
 
Old 01-03-2012, 08:54 AM   #26
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where are VLC and Mplayer??
 
Old 01-03-2012, 08:56 AM   #27
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ps. used to like Audacious, but it's a cpu hog
 
Old 01-03-2012, 09:03 AM   #28
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Quote:
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where are VLC and Mplayer??
While you definitely can play audio in VLC and MPlayer, these are not their main uses.

The info on MPlayer website says:
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MPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems
VLC says:
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VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.
Ok, this one actually mentions audio but I guess VLC is mostly used as a video player (IMO) and therefore belongs there.

As Jeremy mentioned a few times, it's difficult to come to a consensus (that would please everyone) as a lot of programs span a number of categories.
 
Old 01-03-2012, 10:30 AM   #29
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where are VLC and Mplayer??
In the Video Media Player Application of the Year category.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-03-2012, 11:15 AM   #30
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