Quintessential Player

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Old version was better"

    March 19, 2011  |   By zaivala

    Pros

    This used to be a great product. It still runs like the old one. But...

    Cons

    I have no clue why, but QP scans many of my files and renames them. I did not have this problem with QCD 3. Some of the artists and song titles it comes up with would be hilarious, if it weren't MY STUFF. I can't find a forum or contact address.

    Summary

    I can't find anything better to use. Any suggestions? WMP sux, WinAmp sux, RealPlayer REALLY sux, and I hate Apple products.

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  • Reply by angrypat on December 31, 2011

    Media Monkey is great, skinnable, flexable, supports ipod(s), Supports many formats including FLAC, nice to use and nice to look at and stable. Good sound quality. JRiver Media Center has the best sound quality by far, very noticeable improvement when compared to any other, audiophiles choice also has wide format support. Both are free to try, media monkey is free but limited, both are worth the money. Good Luck, hope you like one of these.

  • Reply by mblatnik on June 14, 2011

    You can get rid of that little feature
    open the player
    press Ctrl-b or click on the Plug-ins menu
    click on Libraries in the left sidebar
    In the main window select Quinnware Gracenote MusicID Service v3.31
    Then click Configure button
    In the left sidebar click Gracenote and select MusicID File
    In the main window uncheck Automaticaly identify library data with Gracenote metadata and check Don't update library data
    I have been using MP3tag to edit/update metadata. Hope this helps.

  • Reply by kichigai808 on June 13, 2011

    I agree qcp 3 was the best player around. I wish I had kept the file on my computer so I could reload it.

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