MediaMonkey Standard

MediaMonkey Standard

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 1326 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.1.5.1719
  • Total Downloads:
    4,687,655
  • Date Added:
    October 21, 2014
  • File Size:
    14.5MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    626
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Editors' Review

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MediaMonkey Standard offers plenty of ways to enjoy your favorite tunes, but its default layout isn't very easy on the eyes. Luckily, you can customize that and just about every other inch of this powerful music player. That, combined with the built-in streaming radio and other nifty features, make it one of the best free media players on the market.

The program makes you click through a ton of pop-up windows -- including several administration permission windows -- while it's installing. The program, itself, is worth the wait for most music fans, though. It has neat features like tabbed playlists and party mode that make it easy to play your music, however you want. In addition to collecting music already on your computer, MediaMonkey Standard will search for music on any connected drives. It supports most streaming radio, as well. The program has an active community of coders and tinkerers behind it that have made lots of custom skins and tweaks you can add to the player. That's handy because the program, itself, looks a little bland. There is a gold version that unlocks more goodies, a fact you'll know with any usage of the player because it will constantly remind you that you can get it by paying or by completing special deals.

Don't be bothered by the program's mediocre layout -- it's housing one of the best media players we've tried and you can easily change the looks to suit your preferences.

 
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2 stars

"Crashes too often"

August 10, 2014

 |  Version: MediaMonkey Standard 4.1.1.1703

Pros

Does what a media player does

Cons

Very hard to alter album art
Crashes too often

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1 stars

"Crashes on startup"

June 26, 2014  |  By mauiman01

 |  Version: MediaMonkey Standard 4.1.1.1703

Pros

none it never ran

Cons

It crashes on startup both in windows 7 and windows 8

Summary

I installed the current version and the previous version and it crashes on startup

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4 stars

"Very Useful for Music"

April 26, 2014  |  By Red_Kangaroo

 |  Version: MediaMonkey Standard 4.1.0.1692

Pros

Easy to use. Finds all my music scattered across several hard drives. Can do the same for video, but I prefer VLC.

Cons

It crashes far too often; sometimes even when just starting.

Summary

I would recommend this for casual music players who do not want too many high powered features.

Updated on Apr 26, 2014

It's truly fantastic feature is to find all media across many drives. Then catalogs them automatically so you can ask it to play by artist, genre (dozens inbuilt and you can add more), location on hd,etc. etc. This feature alone has saved me many hours. This feature is remarkable; worth its weight in gold.

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3 stars

"Ok, If You Want To Pay!"

April 07, 2014  |  By DontWannaKnow

 |  Version: MediaMonkey Standard 4.1.0.1692

Pros

This has a nice GUI. It doesn't seem to have any major bugs. Not a major learning curve compared to some. The sound is pretty good. Has alot of configuration options.

Cons

It's slow and resource hungry. You have to pay to get options better freeware has natively. Really can't compare it's sonic ally to Jriver, Foobar, MusicBee, Winamp etc... Ads, Ads, Ads to upgrade and when you do upgrade you finally get a fully functional player. Only good if you pay!

Summary

I gave this a fair shot and really can't see why anybody would choose this over so many truly free player/organizers out there. It just doesn't seem to justify it's price...IMHO. Listen to it and then listen to say WMP. Does the Price justify itself? Not hardly!! To each their own, but I wouldn't own this. Just my 2 cents.

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4 stars

"Happy Lifetime Gold Member"

February 20, 2014  |  By mosteve

 |  Version: MediaMonkey Standard 4.0.3.1476

Pros

Easy to use, covers most file formats, converts on the fly (Gold), will sync with 4th Gen Ipod.

Cons

Had to have iTunes installed to be able to sync with iPod. I don't even like having iTunes on my computer, but not having to use it is a bonus. Would like to have "undo" button for tagging mistakes, etc. Haven't used video features much but had some performance issues occasionally when I did.

Summary

Has similar features to many other media managers but handles more file formats than most and is easy to customize and use. Have been using for about 6 years as my only media manager. Would recommend upgrade to gold if you like the basic program.

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5 stars

"Excellent Media Player Available on Globe."

October 09, 2013  |  By ashishsharma3

 |  Version: MediaMonkey Standard 4.0.7.1511

Pros

MediaMonkey is the best Media Player on Globe.
It's features are awesome.
GUI interface is new and attractive, it can be easily used by novice.

Playlist sequence and design is good to see.
Modern Skins available which makes MediaMonkey more attractive.
Password Protected feature is the best i use, Admin best.

Plays songs without error.
There are many more features available, you try you will find more and more, words may have the limits but MediaMonkey qualities increasing and increasing.

Cons

I have not find any Cons. No problems.

Summary

I recommend MediaMonkey Media Player To all users.
Best Media Player available on Globe.
Try it.

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4 stars

"Wonderful music player"

September 28, 2013  |  By martinjoseph803

 |  Version: MediaMonkey Standard 4.0.7.1511

Pros

It organizes the music collection very well. In case if a music file has been corrupted due to some unknown reason then you can fix by using this utility.

Cons

It is not very easy to use. If you want to test all its features then it necessary to read the help file.

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4 stars

"Best if you want everything on front."

August 30, 2013  |  By Rishant_Kr

 |  Version: MediaMonkey Standard 4.0.7.1511

Pros

Very good audio player in terms of functionality and usability. can do almost everything. Everything is on the screen, no need to open things in order. Just pick and check the section available to your screen.

Cons

Mediamonkey dont have too much problem but lagging makes this nice piece into a ****. Dev. should solve mentioned problem to make this player a all round champion.

Summary

Good software for making youself a DJ Jockey.

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1 stars

"Cnet/Download uploaded the GERMAN language, not English"

August 21, 2013  |  By SoftwareTestPilot

 |  Version: MediaMonkey Standard 4.0.7.1511

Pros

CNET sucks. These software developers pay to get listed, then Bait & Switch.

Cons

CNET/DOWNLOAD uploaded the German language for this software during the latest update. Go to MediaMonkey's own website to download the English. Sheeesh!

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5 stars

"Simply the best"

August 19, 2013  |  By neologic60

 |  Version: MediaMonkey Standard 4.0.7.1511

Pros

A doddle to use - play, convert, organise
All your music management in one programme
Looks good thanks to extensive skin library kept fresh for more than a decade
Sounds great, especially through amplified system - infinitely tweakable with EQ

Cons

If it could record audio from PC I would never use anything else, but there are other programs that do that well so not a major drawback.

Also had a slightly dodgy experience with importing music into the library many versions ago - tracks got lost, and it slowed the machine down (though that was before dual and quad-core CPUs). Haven't used it since so it may be better now, and in truth don't need it because of how I organise my music

Summary

If you have a large digital music collection that you have taken care to organise properly, do yourself a favour and get Media Monkey to keep it that way. I have grown my collection to more than 50,000 tracks over a decade, and MM is at the heart of it all. Server, portable devices, CDs....all are fed through this. Can't imagine using anything else.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.1.5.1719
Version 4.1.5.1719 adds synchronization for iPhone 6 devices and iOS 8, fixes synchronization with certain Android Kitkat devices, and includes another 15 fixes to a number of playback, tagging, and other issues.
General
Publisher Ventis Media
Publisher web site http://www.mediamonkey.com
Release Date October 21, 2014
Date Added October 21, 2014
Version 4.1.5.1719
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Music Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 14.5MB
File Name MediaMonkey_4.1.5.1719.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 4,687,655
Downloads Last Week 626
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Some automation features are disabled.
Price Free

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