oldschool music players

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Software > Oldschool music players >

https://www.bannister.org/software/ao.htm

An oldschool music player.

Has potential, but is missing critical features and its development appears to have ceased. Only good for playing ASMA (Atar) .mus, .str, and .wds files.



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Software >

https://github.com/DeaDBeeF-Player/deadbeef
https://deadbeef.sourceforge.io/

An audio player.

Straightforward, with few dependencies and a lot of audio format support.

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Oldschool music players >

https://github.com/EdSchouten/herrie [ 1 ] redirects from herrie.info (still mostly-gone as of 2016-03-31 - archive.org)

I don't know where I heard of this music player, but I had recently bookmarked it. I took a moment to check it out.

It failed my review.



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1. redirects from herrie.info
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(on Wikipedia)
https://audacious-media-player.org/

An audio player which can deal with many formats.

I keep this around because it can handle oldschool formats quite well (Commodore 64's SID, .mod, etc.). See Oldschool music.



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(on Wikipedia)
Chocolatey: vlc
https://www.videolan.org/vlc/

The king of video players.

On Windows, this is especially-king because the user doesn't have to figure out and download various shady codecs.



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(on Wikipedia)
https://legacy.xmms2.org/

An audio player.

A really fucking inexcusably-ugly audio player. Thankfully abandoned.



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