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Forum: Winamp Discussion 10th November 2018, 18:32
Replies: 32
Views: 3,130
Posted By gaekwad2
If they weren't there'd be no reason to use any...

If they weren't there'd be no reason to use any lossy format.

Playback compatibilty isn't much of a problem with AAC anymore either.
As to why the users of an audio player don't miss an...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 10th November 2018, 14:42
Replies: 32
Views: 3,130
Posted By gaekwad2
For low bitrates, definitely. At higher ones,...

For low bitrates, definitely.
At higher ones, technically AAC is better too, but whether the difference is audible... (at least those who use 320kbps mp3 would be better off with 256-ish AAC).
Forum: General Discussions 8th November 2018, 14:38
Replies: 132
Views: 16,384
Posted By gaekwad2
Let's say you didn't pick the best time to wake...

Let's say you didn't pick the best time to wake up. Just do yourself a favor and don't ask who's president.
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 8th November 2018, 13:49
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By gaekwad2
It does try to download them, the download timed...

It does try to download them, the download timed out.
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 7th November 2018, 12:35
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By gaekwad2
It's just Milkdrop. Everything else runs fine...

It's just Milkdrop. Everything else runs fine without DirectX 9, and I guess if you uncheck Milkdrop in the installer, it doesn't even try to download it.

I just wonder whether that time out was...
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 6th November 2018, 20:12
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By gaekwad2
Winamp requires ancient an DirectX 9 library...

Winamp requires ancient an DirectX 9 library which hasn't been included with Windows for ages.
The installer is supposed to download it, but it doesn't always seem to work (just timed out for me on...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 26th October 2018, 03:02
Replies: 32
Views: 3,130
Posted By gaekwad2
Windows explorer is still a total piece of crap....

Windows explorer is still a total piece of crap. Give me XFCE any time.
Forum: Winamp Discussion 25th October 2018, 01:46
Replies: 32
Views: 3,130
Posted By gaekwad2
Anybody still using XP probably knows about the...

Anybody still using XP probably knows about the PosReady registry key.
Forum: Modern Skins 17th October 2018, 22:48
Replies: 391
Views: 118,638
Posted By gaekwad2
The booklet sits further to the left, as do the...

The booklet sits further to the left, as do the bits that hold it in place. Somewhat like this:
Forum: Winamp Discussion 16th October 2018, 15:31
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By gaekwad2
You mean low q. High q would be a narrow boost...

You mean low q. High q would be a narrow boost like the ever popular 9khz spike (popular among mastering engineers and headphone manufacturers alike as it does make things sound more "clear and...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 16th October 2018, 15:18
Replies: 2,279
Sticky: Winamp News
Views: 28,413,942
Posted By gaekwad2
At least they haven't sold the name to crapgadget...

At least they haven't sold the name to crapgadget marketers (yet).
Forum: Modern Skins 16th October 2018, 02:26
Replies: 391
Views: 118,638
Posted By gaekwad2
Call me anal but the proportions of the jewel...

Call me anal but the proportions of the jewel case are wrong (the ribbed part of the tray is thinner, 12mm or 1/10 of the disc diameter), and if the right one's supposed to be a sleeve it should be...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 16th October 2018, 01:43
Replies: 2,279
Sticky: Winamp News
Views: 28,413,942
Posted By gaekwad2
No listening experience is complete without ads.

No listening experience is complete without ads.
Forum: Winamp Discussion 20th September 2018, 22:21
Replies: 85
Views: 14,452
Posted By gaekwad2
No, just free software. The last Winamp mp3...

No, just free software.

The last Winamp mp3 decoder that wasn't technically perfect (in terms of sound quality, iirc there were some occasional stability/security fixes later on) was Nitrane.
Forum: Winamp Discussion 5th September 2018, 19:35
Replies: 8
Views: 1,537
Posted By gaekwad2
They clearly don't want to put any effort in,...

They clearly don't want to put any effort in, however the only effort necessary to release a 5.8 beta would be a review to make sure it doesn't contain any 3rd party code so in that sense it is being...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 5th September 2018, 13:11
Replies: 8
Views: 1,537
Posted By gaekwad2
But even Russian hackers can't do anything about...

But even Russian hackers can't do anything about 5.8.
Forum: Winamp Discussion 29th August 2018, 22:21
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By gaekwad2
Generally, detail means mids*. Especially since...

Generally, detail means mids*. Especially since HD650s have them a bit scooped, which does sound pleasant and powerful, but not particularly detailed. The high end isn't too strong in general as it...
Forum: General Discussions 27th August 2018, 01:19
Replies: 4,016
Views: 1,155,774
Posted By gaekwad2
I thought trucks were more of an ISIS (and...

I thought trucks were more of an ISIS (and affiliates) thing.
Forum: General Discussions 18th August 2018, 22:13
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By gaekwad2
The obvious advice would have been to buy a new...

The obvious advice would have been to buy a new one.
Serviceability is un-Apple.
Forum: General Discussions 8th August 2018, 00:13
Replies: 1,913
Views: 612,110
Posted By gaekwad2
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Forum: General Discussions 6th August 2018, 22:15
Replies: 4,016
Views: 1,155,774
Posted By gaekwad2
Don't expect the murkins to care if it's no...

Don't expect the murkins to care if it's no boomstick.
Forum: General Discussions 30th July 2018, 18:39
Replies: 169
Views: 35,537
Posted By gaekwad2
Paint an igor around them.

Paint an igor around them.
Forum: General Discussions 28th July 2018, 18:06
Replies: 169
Views: 35,537
Posted By gaekwad2
Plus who wants a knobhead car?

Plus who wants a knobhead car?
Forum: Winamp Discussion 29th June 2018, 19:26
Replies: 2,279
Sticky: Winamp News
Views: 28,413,942
Posted By gaekwad2
The 2.9x versions in particular already have a...

The 2.9x versions in particular already have a lot in common with 5.0 (library, video, cd ripping), too much in fact for some traditionalists who at the time chose to stick with 2.81 or even older...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 27th June 2018, 12:18
Replies: 20
Views: 3,467
Posted By gaekwad2
Only with foobar's creator. I remember some IRC...

Only with foobar's creator.
I remember some IRC drama, and then the French guys who used to work for Nullsoft made a clone/hack called gaybar2000.
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