Foobar2000

Foobar2000

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 141 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.9.5.3
  • Total Downloads:
    319,124
  • Date Added:
    May 28, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    3.62MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    362
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #17 in Media Players

Editors' Review

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Extensive configuration options distinguish Foobar2000 from its competitors. Although most features of the program are not visible in the main window, a long list can be accessed through the main menu and in the Preferences section. Here you can configure, among other things, the display interface, disk writer, and album list, and even limit the CD reading speed.

The powerful equalizer and resampler are particularly impressive. Unfortunately, the program doesn't support the RM audio format, though it supports most others. Foobar2000 is likely to please those looking for a greater measure of control over their audio players.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.8

    out of 11 votes

    • 5 star 7
    • 4 star 1
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 3
  • All Versions

    4.2

    out of 141 votes

    • 5 star 94
    • 4 star 20
    • 3 star 6
    • 2 star 2
    • 1 star 19
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5 stars

"Best Sound(except the Liquid Player)"

November 09, 2008  |  By hrgiger

 |  Version: Foobar2000 0.9.5.3

Pros

this player works reliably and is slim, and like i said: super-class sound

Cons

Some features are not understandable to me (maybe because i am german and my english....), and the player could have better optics

Summary

Just because The Sound

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5 stars

"Simple and Useful!!"

October 28, 2008  |  By schwanengesang

 |  Version: Foobar2000 0.9.5.3

Pros

- useful functions
- quick and easy to load music file, folders
- (despite others' opinion) fantastic layout
- great sound quality

Cons

takes quite some CPU usage to run

Summary

Favourite mp3 player!! I would've liked it more if it can minimize itself into the icon tray...

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5 stars

"Music program used for just that."

October 10, 2008  |  By hybridmoose

 |  Version: Foobar2000 0.9.5.3

Pros

Extremely fast and simple. Easy to learn, and even easier to customize. The program opens and loads my playlist of over 2500 songs within one second, and I am not exaggerating. Support for custom keyboard shortcuts is a very nice touch as well. cont.

Cons

No real eye candy here, but honestly, who watches their media player program the whole time they are playing music?

Summary

continued from pros-
Also, it is supported by the last.fm scrobbler. Great sound quality. Minuscule memory footprint.

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5 stars

"Simple and great"

August 25, 2008  |  By River226

 |  Version: Foobar2000 0.9.5.3

Pros

The first time i tried Foobar was with a album i got in FLAC format, and the program worked great. It's simple, quick and easy to use, and is not bogged down by an over obsession with style.

Cons

This is an immensely simple program, and can't doi much but play music... the only thing i don't like.

Summary

Great program for those who need a simple program that can play planty of different music formats.

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1 stars

"Extremely SLOW to load a playlist."

July 28, 2008  |  By Toscane

 |  Version: Foobar2000 0.9.5.3

Pros

Not much really.

Cons

This software suffers from the same glitch as iTune. It takes forever to load songs into it's playlist. Winamp does it almost instantly regardless of the size of the mp3 folder.

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5 stars

"New version released"

July 21, 2008  |  By Arun Yegneshwar

 |  Version: Foobar2000 0.9.5.3

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1 stars

"Who submitted this?"

May 30, 2008  |  By Peter54123412

 |  Version: Foobar2000 0.9.5.3

Cons

I'm the author of this software and I don't quite remember ever submitting anything to cnet. The description apparently attributed to me is wrong/confusing, contains outdated info (apparently copied from our wiki without permission) and most certainly doesn't come from me.

Does cnet do anything to verify software submissions?

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 0.9.5.3
Version 0.9.5.3 adds new title formatting functions and new extensions to the search query syntax.
General
Publisher Peter Pawlowski
Publisher web site http://www.foobar2000.org/
Release Date May 28, 2008
Date Added May 28, 2008
Version 0.9.5.3
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Media Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 3.62MB
File Name foobar2000_v1.3.3.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 319,124
Downloads Last Week 362
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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