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  • 5.0 stars

    "arguably best most customizable looking player of 2014"

    December 17, 2014  |   By moby2011

    Version: MusicBee 2.4.5349

    Pros

    Podcasts inc apple, and radio inc icecast shoutcast etc fully searchable within player, also able to add own links
    Internet artist info, photos and lyrics relating to song playing available within player
    Gapless playback
    Fade out and shutdown options
    Able to create audio and video playlists
    and link to easy to use video players such as VLC
    Layout is very customizable, also includes a few hidden features
    Cinematic modes for playback including xbox-style and screensaver
    Skinnable
    Getmusicbee is the official page for the player which includes it's own forum, there is lots of fan support and the player is continuously updated

    Cons

    Apple itunes podcasts don't show in the player until you search for something - although this happens in most third party players not made by apple
    You need to download the right codec for both lame MP3 and AAC support (relatively easy to set up, within musicbee you just point to the correct files in their separate installed folders)
    The number of settings may seem cumbersome to beginners and take some time to get to used to in order to get the look and settings you want

    It's relatively easy to accidentally delete your music permanently from your computer from within the player, so always read what you see on that screen carefully, make sure you backup your music collection, and always select 'library only' whenever you delete anything

    Summary

    I have switched from winamp and foobar to musicbee due to having pretty much all of the customizable features of those two, far more current support, and also arguably also best looking most professional player. ps I would get the latest version from the official site

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Absolutely Terrible"

    September 16, 2014  |   By MetalSuspension

    Version: MusicBee 2.4.5349

    Pros

    Looks nice

    Cons

    -Moved my entire music library and lost a good chunk (300 files and counting) of my music in the process.

    Summary

    Never EVER downloading this product again. High don't recommend.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best Music App I've ever used"

    September 9, 2014  |   By Azzafishy

    Version: MusicBee 2.4.5349

    Pros

    Extremely intuitive interface
    Small file
    Heaps of features

    Cons

    I've yet to come across one

    Summary

    Amazing,I'm just annoyed that I didnt find it sooner!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Easily The Best Player/Organizer Available"

    April 7, 2014  |   By DontWannaKnow

    Version: MusicBee 2.1.4924

    Pros

    This player is very customize-able. It has many layout options and skins. There is almost no limit to how one could set it up. The sound is superb. It has a 15 band equalizer and some DSP stuff built right in. You can also use Winamp plugins to tweak it even more! You can tag and organize music manually or automatically online. It can show album art and lyrics. It is very fast and uses moderate resources. It's totally free of cost and ads.

    Cons

    Like many good players, MusicBee can take some time to fully learn. It is not as hard as some I've tried however, and the time spent is well worth it!

    Summary

    Like many other reviewers, I have tried them all. As a rule I Found them all lacking in one respect or another. MusicBee is the exception to the rule. It does everything I could ever want in a player and it looks and sounds good also. I also use the portable version at times and it works and looks identical to the full version. Great combo!!!
    Foobar, Itunes, Mediamonkey and WMP users who are looking for something better should give this a try!!! I'm pretty sure if given a chance MusicBee will be the choice for most.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Junkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk"

    March 21, 2014  |   By Tom_Harrison

    Version: MusicBee 2.0.4663

    Pros

    None Noneeeee

    Cons

    Everything

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Fantastic player is true sucessor to 15 year old Winamp"

    October 30, 2013  |   By das9125

    Version: MusicBee 2.1.4924

    Pros

    + Very customizable interface
    + Very user friendly
    + Great options all around: convert, rip, etc

    Cons

    - None I can think of

    Summary

    I have tried every single music player there is to try.
    From iTunes to Foobar, to mediamonkey.

    Musicbee trumps them all. It is a one-solution to all of the things I want in a music player, extremely flexible, clean interface.

    Finally I have found the one player. Only the original WinAmp, 15 years ago, was at this level. Let us hope they keep it that way.

    Updated on Oct 30, 2013

    Thinking of future versions, perhaps the Auto-Tag and Lyrics searches can be improved a bit. Also, having the Visualizer and EQ as part of the main interface and not as separate windows. Please guys.

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Memory hog"

    September 30, 2013  |   By tdaso

    Version: MusicBee 2.1.4924

    Pros

    - very good interface
    - good cataloging capabilities

    Cons

    - memory consumption
    - very slow

    Summary

    i have an extended music library in external USB HDDs and three catalog software: media monkey, j.river & music bee. when i open those three programs i observe the following memory usage:
    media monkey - 33,45mb
    j. river media center - 100 mb
    musicbee - 471 mb

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  • 5.0 stars

    "BEST MUSIC MANAGEMENT/PLAYBACK SOFTWARE"

    August 2, 2013  |   By gsmcdonald

    Version: MusicBee 2.1.4924

    Pros

    The sync is one of the best features. I have a basic phone. The music files have to be in a certain directory on my phone. The music files can't be in sub-folders. This software allows me to sync the music files into the correct directory without the sub-folders. I haven't found any other software that can do that. The interface is much smoother compared to CNET's current screenshot. If you right click on the now-playing module over the album art, you can use album art from the internet. This is helpful if you don't have the art. You can also embed the art into the music file.

    Cons

    I have no complaints.

    Summary

    This is the best music management software I have found. The sync feature is especially impressive.

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Not what I wanted"

    July 11, 2013  |   By rrtopaz

    Version: MusicBee 2.1.4924

    Pros

    none for me...

    Cons

    wanted to create my music cd database but can't search net for music info unless each disc is inserted; can't just type into search nor does it have an address to search said info w/o disc or music being in pc.

    Summary

    uninstalled...

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great upgrade to an already Great player!"

    July 4, 2013  |   By Smeaga31

    Version: MusicBee 2.1.4924

    Pros

    Please note this review is about my experiences as a person who already used MusicBee and simply upgraded to this version.

    Very fast simple download. No spyware, adware, toolbars, etc. No need to opt out of anything during install.

    I didn't have to change my settings back to how they were after upgrade. Everything was just as before.

    There was no need to uninstall older version first. This just replaces what you have with the newer version.

    Never had a better upgrade experience really.

    Cons

    A newcomer to MusicBee may find it a little intimidating at first.
    As I stated in a previous review of MusicBee It takes some time to learn it well, but well worth it to learn!

    Summary

    This version is a little quicker and sounds just a hair better than before. They have added radio stations and some visual goodies. By and large it is just good old MusicBee. Still My Favorite and Keeps getting better!!!!!

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