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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent Music Player"

    January 19, 2015  |   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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  • 5.0 stars

    "the best player ever"

    December 31, 2014  |   By hajrudin95

    Version: AIMP 3.55 Build 1355

    Pros

    najbolji player ikada

    Cons

    sta da kazem zamjena za winamp

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  • 5.0 stars

    "If you want lightweight"

    December 3, 2014  |   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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  • 5.0 stars

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

    March 31, 2014  |   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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  • 5.0 stars

    "What a totally SUPERB audio player."

    March 25, 2014  |   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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  • 5.0 stars

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

    March 13, 2014  |   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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  • 5.0 stars

    "THE AWESOMEST AUDIO PLAYER OUT THERE"

    January 26, 2014  |   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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  • 2.0 stars

    "Oh well, not a thrill"

    January 6, 2014  |   By nomeg

    Version: AIMP 3.55 Build 1324

    Pros

    Not bad, but nothing more than winamp really...

    Cons

    Don't have any, just dumped it 'cos the equalizer was not what I was looking for, not user friendly...

    Summary

    Not bad, nothing spectacular, was expecting a better sound...

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent Music Player"

    August 20, 2013  |   By cool_momi

    Version: AIMP 3.51 build 1288

    Pros

    Tray control feature is the thing that made me choose this music player.Also it has a great user interface.And it's freeware.

    Cons

    Sometimes it stops working and I have to force close it.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Well, it's better than iTunes!"

    August 12, 2013  |   By GCG1000

    Version: AIMP 3.51 build 1288

    Pros

    Really great GUI. Totally comprehensive! Love the rack design; handles any genre you want to play! AIMP puts the other players to shame!

    Cons

    I'd like to have more EQ presets to choose from, but this is not a negative issue. The development team will be addressing this minor request in the near future.

    Summary

    Updates are truly seamless. It's free, but if you like AIMP, make a donation. Worth a shot on your part. Great player!

    Updated on Nov 14, 2013

    Totally superb sound! An excellent replacement for iTunes! Great flexibility; a professional app! Need I say more! Worthy of a donation! Get it, YOU won't regret it; you can't beat the price!

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