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Editors' Rating:
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Average User Rating:
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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.02 Build 1721
  • Total Downloads:
    220,752
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 02, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    8.48MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    583
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #12 in Media Players

Editors' Review

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AIMP provides all the basic tools you'd expect from a media player. However, it evolves into something special once you discover its special features. It supports more than 20 audio formats and 32-bit digital audio, and it converts between various formats, too. You can also customize it with Winamp add-ons.

The program's interface felt instantly comforting. Its professional design is sleek, and all its command buttons are simple to navigate. We never felt confused or lost enough to require a visit to the Help file. The program's functionality isn't anything special because it simply lets you upload MP3s and play CDs using its standard controls. We had no problems doing either, and we were pleased with its crisp sound quality. However, this program came into its own with its lush variety of features. Its 16-band graphic equalizer was nice, but we only noticed a difference in sound when we used the presets. It also offered an Auto Shutdown feature where we could customize the time limit and action for shutting the program down. Most impressively, there was a feature for recording online radio, just like holding a tape deck up to the stereo in the old days. With all its pieces adding up to a superior product, we enjoyed every minute of using this program.

AIMP is freeware. It comes as a compressed file and leaves folders upon uninstalling. While its functionality is pretty standard, its features impressed us, and we recommend this program.

 
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5 stars

"YOU REALLY DON"T NEED iTUNES!"

May 26, 2016  |  By GCG1000

2016-05-26 14:55:53  |  By GCG1000

 |  Version: AIMP 4.01 Build 1703

Pros

Totally complete, professional and sophisticated! The PERFECT audio default (and maybe video) player for WIN 10! I use AIMP as my default audio player with NO problems. Audio quality is totally cool!

Cons

Pay attention to AIMP Help and be prepared to take time to learn this baby!

Summary

It's FREE! It's the very best! Go get AIMP! YOU have nothing to lose!

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5 stars

"Worth the Download"

September 12, 2015  |  By zoomie666

2015-09-12 10:35:52  |  By zoomie666

 |  Version: AIMP 3.60 Build 1500

Pros

I like how easy it is to use, no complicated controls.

Cons

I have not found any cons at all.

Summary

This is my WinAmp replacement, since that one is no longer updated. I was pleased with how easy this AIMP is to use.

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5 stars

"Lightweight and Full-Feature"

July 14, 2015  |  By ekit1301

2015-07-14 07:03:26  |  By ekit1301

 |  Version: AIMP 3.60 Build 1495

Pros

Best lightweight at cpu
Has "turn on or off" a song feature in a playist (the others liket jetaudio, jriver, winamp dont have this feature.)
Have a store for skins, plugins and icons (http://www.aimp.ru/index.php?do=catalog)

Cons

the default skin is not a pretty interface.

Summary

BEST MUSIC MANAGER EVER!!!!!!

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5 stars

"Excellent Music Player"

January 19, 2015  |  By Manxman

2015-01-19 15:57:32  |  By Manxman

 |  Version: AIMP 3.60 Build 1470

Pros

18 band equalizer especially useful for sorting badly placed sub-woofer boom. 32 bit processing with a 24 bit audio card from a 16 bit CD source means quantization errors in processing are very small and worthwhile so unless you're using audiophile equipment this will make it sound better not worse as some do! As a bonus it's free! Oh and the install is one click which doesn't apply to my other recommendation.

Cons

No cons really so why not the full 5 stars? XM Player from Un4seen sounds generally even better and can take my sound card to 200k instead of 192k and can toggle noise shaping but with it's nine band equalizer does require better/less convenient sub placement...

Summary

Try this and XM player even if you have paid good money for something else it's unlikely they'll sound better!

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5 stars

"the best player ever"

December 31, 2014  |  By hajrudin95

2014-12-31 11:10:09  |  By hajrudin95

 |  Version: AIMP 3.55 Build 1355

Pros

najbolji player ikada

Cons

sta da kazem zamjena za winamp

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5 stars

"If you want lightweight"

December 03, 2014  |  By BDB1973

2014-12-03 13:59:08  |  By BDB1973

 |  Version: AIMP 3.55 Build 1355

Pros

I was looking for a "lightweight" media player & I found it in AIMP it barely uses any memory & opens rather fast which is what I was looking for.. It doesn't have all the bells & whistles other media players have (that eat up valuable memory etc.) but I rarely used them to begin with so I am beyond pleased with this diamond in the rough..!

Cons

None so far

Summary

If your looking for a no thrills easy to use media player you've found it with AIMP!!

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5 stars

"as a winamp lover, i am impressed, or probably in love"

March 31, 2014  |  By baddy_3-

2014-03-31 19:34:39  |  By baddy_3-

 |  Version: AIMP 3.55 Build 1324

Pros

- great sound. also very customizable with full blown dsp manager built-in.

- lovely skins available at aimp.ru and deviantart. arguably the best skins among all media players combined. file-icon themes also available.

- handy utilities - converter, library, tag-editor

- full windows 7 integration and useful 'mini player' mode.

- stable and light, cpu hardly ever spikes beyond 1% (wut!), memory stays between 5-10 mb marks.

Cons

- utilities don't inherit settings from main player. you have to open 'preferences' window in each of them and configure.

- 'preferences' section is a bit hectic. this player behaves a bit differently so winamp immigrants may find that irritating. but have patience for first few minutes, go through all the settings and you are good to go. it is worth it.

- built-in 'anticlipping' needs some more work. sometimes it supresses the fun part of the sound fluctuation for the sake of safety. dubstep ends up sounding more horrible than it already is. works fine otherwise.

Summary

enough of winamp comparison. aimp has a lot to set it apart from rest of the bunch. i have used aimp2 in past , aimp3 is miles ahead in terms of performance and refinement. if you need something fresh as your primary audio player, this one is a keeper. and no, there is no 'pro' version to pay for ;)

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5 stars

"What a totally SUPERB audio player."

March 25, 2014  |  By GCG1000

2014-03-25 14:45:17  |  By GCG1000

 |  Version: AIMP 3.55 Build 1324

Pros

1. Nice GUI.
2. Totally perfect sound reproduction.
3. Nice clean installation.
4. Works PERFECTLY with Win 8.1!
5. Great HELP available.
6. I feed AIMP simultaneously through Lepai & Logitech sound systems and the results are el-perfecto!

Cons

None at this time.

Summary

You must pay careful attention to the support and HELP resources AIMP offers. Do that and you'll probably love it. AIMP os teally cool and it's FREE, so support them. BTW, with AIMP, iTunes becomes doubtful for the audiophile! Truly, AIMP is great sound re-pro and listening. GET IT AND SUPPORT THEIR SITE!

Updated on Apr 18, 2014

Well, in Russian AIMP is totally SUPERB! It begs the question WHY would want iTunes? I hope they have a site where audiophiles like me can make a donation for such superb audio software. It's free and really worth a serious try!

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5 stars

"Excellent, User-friendly , Customizable,!!!!!!!!!"

March 13, 2014  |  By shaheen916

2014-03-13 00:06:03  |  By shaheen916

 |  Version: AIMP 3.55 Build 1324

Pros

Multi tab playlist, custom skins. Autu start playback when we open the player. Small procees of RAM. Big Album Art. DSP Manager. Hot keys.

Cons

Nothing big.

Summary

Better than Winamp. Just try once.

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5 stars

"THE AWESOMEST AUDIO PLAYER OUT THERE"

January 26, 2014  |  By team_cenation

2014-01-26 01:52:24  |  By team_cenation

 |  Version: AIMP 3.55 Build 1324

Pros

A FULLY FEATURED AUDIO PLAYER

Cons

nothing found

Summary

i have become a fond of this audio player

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.02 Build 1721
  • Common: 3rd party libraries were updated
  • Fixed: common - the %FileFormat macro does not work correctly for URLs
  • Fixed: Playlist - Advanced Search - search by multiple keywords in different tag fields works incorrectly
  • Fixed: Tag Editor - APEv2 - multi-line fields saves incorrectly if their data contains ";" symbol
  • Fixed: Tag Editor - displays last cover from the files instead of the Front cover
  • Fixed: Music Library - an error occurs when populating the list of possible values for filter by column
  • Fixed: Music Library - hangs on application start up in some cases
  • Small bugs were fixed
General
Publisher AIMP DevTeam
Publisher web site http://aimp.ru/index.php
Release Date May 30, 2016
Date Added June 02, 2016
Version 4.02 Build 1721
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Media Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 8.48MB
File Name aimp_4.02.1721.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 220,752
Downloads Last Week 583
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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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