foo_vis_shpeck ~ Foobar MilkDrop Visualizations


Shpeck runs Winamp visualization plugins in a stand-alone window, a Columns UI panel or Default UI element.

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Shpeck enables Foobar2000 to display dynamic graphics that react to the beat. It’s possible to toggle between fullscreen and windowed modes.

Install the foo_vis_shpeck plugin, combined with Winamp’s MilkDrop visualizations.

  1. Download foo_vis_shpeck
  2. Download visualizations
  3. Install plugin
  4. Install visualizations
  5. Create foobar DUI window
  6. Configure plugin
  7. Configure visualizations

Resources:
www.foobar2000.org/components/view/foo_vis_shpeck

Guides:
Milkdrop in Foobar on Windows 8 ~ vault-tec.info/post/51743506694/milkdrop-in-foobar2000-on-windows-8

Additional Presets:
sourceforge.net/projects/mdpresetpack/
www.thefreewindows.com/21777/download-free-milkdrop2-50000-presets-megapack/

… some archives from this milkdrop contest thread on winamp forum and put everything into a single archive. Some of the presets are nice and quite original, but most of them are variations. The ones that seemed nice to me I copied and added exclamation mark to their names. ~ hydrogenaud.io/index.php/topic,59388.msg914054.html#msg914054

XMPlay ~ Extensible Windows Player


XMPlay is an audio player, supporting the OGG / MP3 / MP2 / MP1 / WMA / AAC / MP4 / WAV / AIFF / CDA / MO3 / IT / XM / S3M / MTM / MOD / UMX audio formats, PLS / M3U / ASX / WAX / CUE playlists, and ZIP archives. A load more audio and archive file formats are also supported via plugins.

When XMPlay was first released in 1998, only the XM file format was supported, hence the name “XMPlay”.

www.xmplay.com
support.xmplay.com
ssz.bitbucket.io (Input & Archive plugins)

ZX Spectrum ~ Computer Sound Chip Emulator


This is Windows or Linux program, designed for playing music for AY-3-8912 sound chip (or its analogs are AY-3-8910 and YM2149F). Emulator emulates these sound chips and does not require real ones. Additionally emulator can play CD’s audio tracks and MIDI-files. Optional BASS by Ian Luck can be used for playing MP3 and MOD music.

bulba.untergrund.net/emulator_e

zxtune ~ Cross-platform Chiptunes Player


Plays audio files from many systems including the ZX Spectrum, Acorn, Amstrad, Amiga, Atari, Commodore 64, GameBoy, MSX, Nes, PC, Phillips, SNES, Sam Coupe, Sega, TurboGrafX, etc.

zxtune.bitbucket.io
github.com/vitamin-caig/zxtune

Bluemindo ~ Simple GPL Audio Player


Bluemindo is a really simple yet powerful audio player in Python/PyGTK, using Gstreamer. It’s a free (as in freedom) software, released under GPLv3, only.

Bluemindo’s user interface consists of a main view of all your digitized album discs, which is searchable and filterable. The playback mode is gapless and support ReplayGain (it can also automatically choose to switch between Album and Track modes, depending on the kind of music that’s being played). Last but not least, it brings playlist (automatic and user-made), MPRIS/MediaPlayer2 support and lyrics/artwork downloading.

bluemindo-ui

bluemindo.codingteam.net
http://codingteam.net/project/bluemindo

PyKaraoke ~ Cross-platform Karaoke


PyKaraoke is a free karaoke player for Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, Windows, OSX and GP2X.

You can use this program to play your collection of CDG, MIDI and MPEG karaoke songs. No songs are provided, you must obtain these from elsewhere.

Visit here to find out more about what a CDG or MP3+G file is. In short, CDG is the format of professional karaoke CDs. These CDs can be ripped to your hard disk, and turned into a .mp3 file together with a .cdg file. This player gives you the ability to play those mp3+cdg files.

PyKaraoke Features:

  • CDG (MP3+G, OGG+G, WAV+G) playback – Play standard CDG karaoke files
  • MIDI (.MID/.KAR) playback – Play MIDI format karaoke files
  • MPEG playback – Play karaoke songs and movies in MPEG format
  • Other formats – Play any other video formats by launching an external media player
  • Playlist – Queue up songs, sit back and enjoy
  • Searchable song database – Easily find your songs from the main screen
  • Search inside ZIP files – Play MP3+G/MIDI files wrapped in ZIP files
  • Cross-platform – Runs on Windows, Linux, BSD, OSX and GP2X
  • Mini Frontend – Additional mini-frontend for low res displays and handhelds
  • Export to MPEG – Convert CDG and KAR files to MPG files (command line only)

http://www.kibosh.org/pykaraoke
https://sourceforge.net/projects/pykaraoke

PlayPcmWin ~ WASAPI Audio Player


PlayPcmWin is yet another open source audio player for audiophiles.

Features:

  • Supports WASAPI exclusive mode playback. Bit-perfect capable.
  • Memory play. Load all PCM data onto the main memory before the playback starts.
  • Native C++ optimized code for the playback thread. C# .NET 4.0 WPF GUI for easy use.
  • Supports WAV(16, 20, 24, 32bit), FLAC(16, 24bit), AIFF(16, 24bit) and AIFC-sowt and MP3.
  • DoP playback of DFF and DSF files.
  • Supports CUE sheets and M3U8 playlists.
  • Gapless playback.
  • Source code available.

playpcmwin

https://sourceforge.net/p/playpcmwin/wiki/PlayPcmWinEn
https://sourceforge.net/projects/playpcmwin