1by1

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.6
out of 11 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.83
  • Total Downloads:
    45,369
  • Date Added:
    September 24, 2014
  • File Size:
    182.17KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    15
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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1by1 is a no-frills audio player that lets users browse their music collections much as they would in Windows Explorer. There's not a lot to it, but we appreciated its simplicity and its unique design.

The program's interface is quite plain, with a tree-style directory on the left showing the contents of the user's computer, and a pane on the right showing selected files. Users can browse through the directory just as they would for any other file, or they can have the program search forward or backward for audio files. Despite its simplicity, the program's interface does offer several options for customization, including changeable background and text colors and the capability for the user to specify what kind of information is displayed for each track. As far as features go, the program doesn't have much that impressed us. However, it does feature an equalizer and audio enhancer, and has quite a few settings that let the user customize their experience. We do wish that the program had come with a Help file, although there's not too much about it that the average user couldn't figure out. Overall, 1by1 neither impressed nor offended us; it's a simple audio player that will let you listen to your songs without much fuss. Sometimes, that's enough.

1by1 is free. The program comes as a ZIP file and installs a desktop icon without asking, but it uninstalls cleanly. We recommend this program to all users.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Excellent little mp3 Player around for years"

October 19, 2013  |  By Cedo4

 |  Version: 1by1 1.79

Pros

Compact and takes up very little hard-drive space, with no worries about clogging up registry.

Cons

No facility or instruction to insert alternative cd cover picture.

Summary

Of all the players I have on my pc, 1by1 remains my first choice with no need for regular updates. Delivers very well for it's size!

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5 stars

"I'm blessed i found it!!"

April 11, 2012  |  By kiphon3

 |  Version: 1by1 1.75

Pros

1.speed!! the pc boots,you click the icon and all your music is ready 4 U to play(i had to wait for mediamonkey, VLC, itunes winamp,WMP at least 10-15 secs)
2.simplicity.
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Cons

1.lack of some features,but i don't give a **** cuz i use 1by1 only for listening not managing music
2.could be nicer design of player buttons and overall appearance

Summary

this is the simplest and fastest AUDIO player for LISTENING music i found

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5 stars

"Great program."

April 04, 2011  |  By bogbasic

 |  Version: 1by1 1.72

Pros

It is lovely to use this program for playing mp3's and to finally be free from another which I could mention!

Cons

None so far.

Summary

Easy to use program that is simpler to set up and far less annoying than the equivalent program that comes installed on most PCs. It has no annoying visualisations. It is easy to use. It has a well-explained help file. It has lots of options and nice clever features. Very highly recommended.

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5 stars

"Simple. Works always. Works also with Windows 7 !!!!"

April 01, 2010  |  By granaat

 |  Version: 1by1 1.68

Pros

Simple. No nonsense. Light on CPU.

Cons

Hm, not easy finding cons...

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3 stars

"Fine little player for MP3's, but..."

February 16, 2010  |  By InsertCleverUserNameHere

 |  Version: 1by1 1.68

Pros

Easy, simple, low profile. Plays music as well as the big boys.

Cons

Doesn't play WMA. Tiny buttons with no options to make em larger or add text. Rather ugly.

Summary

If all your music is MP3, try it out. Half my library is WMA, so I can't use it. Much, much simpler to use than any of the full featured programs. I hope they add WMA in the future, and tweak up the interface a bit. To uninstall, just delete the program directory. Great start -- keep going!

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5 stars

"No nonsense player"

August 19, 2009  |  By skl11

 |  Version: 1by1 1.68

Pros

Straight forward, mp3 player no frills to get in the way

Cons

None for my liking

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5 stars

"Light folder player"

August 12, 2009  |  By TestRider

 |  Version: 1by1 1.68

Pros

Using it is like using explorer. Just one click to open a folder and start to play. Most easy to search folders. Definitely won't eat your cpu.

Cons

When the folder is all listened it won't start the next folder. You'll have to click. Never ending playing would be nice.

Summary

Besides the con 1by1 is still my favourite player.

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4 stars

"Works great without frills."

August 17, 2008  |  By bbj1934

 |  Version: 1by1 1.64

Pros

Works great without frills. Very easy to use. No installation. Stand alone program.

Cons

Menu bar could stand some improvement.

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4 stars

"a great little program"

September 03, 2007  |  By shaghion

 |  Version: 1by1 1.55

Pros

well the great thing(s) about this progrogram are that it's really small, under 1 M, so it doesn't use alot of memory and cpu, and the other thing is that it's a really good player...it will never crash:)...

Cons

the bad thing about it is that it doesn't play anything else other than mp3:((.. and it really sucks to open a different program like wmp or something else to play a wma or some other audio format :|

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5 stars

"high 5!"

April 27, 2007  |  By Avi1708

 |  Version: 1by1 1.55

Pros

!:)))

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.83
Version 1.83 includes convert to WAV file feature.
General
Publisher Martin Pesch
Publisher web site http://www.mpesch3.de/
Release Date September 24, 2014
Date Added September 24, 2014
Version 1.83
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Media Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements
Download Information
File Size 182.17KB
File Name 1by1_183.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 45,369
Downloads Last Week 15
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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