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    Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    I have pretty much used Windows Media Player and WinAmp for the purpose of managing my music collection on my computers. I like WinAmp a lot but am too cheap to purchase the full version. I really like the layout. The problem with this is that WinAmp (free) is incredibly slow when burning CDs.

    Anyone use a media player that you feel really good about? Care to share? I would like to try something else out...



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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    Quote Originally Posted by tim_redd View Post
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    Thanks. That looks like something I will try out! Interesting.



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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanatic View Post
    Thanks. That looks like something I will try out! Interesting.
    I'm not sure about the windows version...



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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    Ironically I like Windows Media Player. It rips, it sets up libraries that are customizable to your tastes, etc. Not saying it's the best out there, but it suits my needs.


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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Ironically I like Windows Media Player. It rips, it sets up libraries that are customizable to your tastes, etc. Not saying it's the best out there, but it suits my needs.
    I used to hate Windows Media Player...but I am finding myself using it more and more...could it be one of the better media players out here?



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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    I've never had a bad thing to say about iTunes, does everything I need it to with a very simple interface.



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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanatic View Post
    I used to hate Windows Media Player...but I am finding myself using it more and more...could it be one of the better media players out here?
    Me too. I used to use MusicMatch Jukebox and it was awesome until Yahoo bought it. Now it sucks. I tried WinAmp but it was starting to get bloated. Windows Media Player is already on my PC and does everything I need it to do.



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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    I use Winamp for burning and ripping, although I have the Pro version. With it, it allows faster ripping and burning speeds.



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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    Mediamonkey does this, and pretty well.



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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    Me too. I used to use MusicMatch Jukebox and it was awesome until Yahoo bought it. Now it sucks.
    Feel the same way about MusicMatch. Used to be among the better ones out there...no longer the case!



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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    I'm not an apple guy, but I've always liked iTunes. I'm really liking a new feature it has called Genius. Basically, you select a song, hit the Genius button, and then it creates a play list with other songs that go with the one you selected. Pretty neat IMO.


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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    Quote Originally Posted by jumbopackage View Post
    Mediamonkey does this, and pretty well.
    Does it have built-in support to play and convert FLAC files? What about syncing mp3 players?



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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    NERO!!! it is about the best thing out there for burning cds and dvds...and ripping (legally of course) dvdxcopy.



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    Re: Media Player for Ripping/Burning CDs

    For my Mac, MactheRipper + Popcorn give me carbon copies with little to no flaws. Coupled with Netflix, my library is now huge.



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