Recommend me a music Plugin for 7MC!

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  1. mjn

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    After waking up this morning and discovering that Media Player has lost my playlists and all media :eek: and refuses to import them correctly again, i need something else. This is the 3rd or 4th time its happened as well :mad:

    Don't mind paying for the right app, as long as it works. :smashin:
     
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    Forgot to say, all my music is in FLAC format, correctly tagged and cover art embedded.
     
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    Winamp?
     
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    Really? Its a plug-in now, not a stand alone app?
     
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    Do you have Windows Updates running? I know that Media Player is often updated, I wondered if this is linked to your playlists getting nuked.

    My HTPC hasn't been updated for over a year. I don't want the Microsoft wooden spoon giving it a random stir every couple of weeks.
     
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    I do have updates enabled, but i've never had this exact issue before.

    Playlists weren't deleted, but it wouldn't read them.

    In the end, i had to delete the WMP Database and start again.
     
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    I've come across JRiver and Album Player already, but they appear to be stand alone apps, and not intergrated into 7MC.

    Really looking for a plugin, keeps it simple for the missus :)
     
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    If you are using 7MC to watch videos as well then JRiver will handle that as well from a single interface, otherwise if it is just music then either will do it and both sound a lot better than 7MC. Then your missus only has to learn one new app and you get rid of the pain of M$ messing around with your machine. 7MC should be put with iTunes and sent to the deepest part of the Marianas Trench.
     
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    I use the MyMovies plugin for 7MC for films and TV.

    As for sound quality, i take a digital feed from my HTPC, so doesn't matter what player i use.
     
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    Yes but 7MC is not bitperfect which is why I suggested the other two options
     
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    Have you had a look at MusicBrowser, integrates with 7MC very good program
    have a look here http://www.musicbrowser2.com/
    and here for forum with loads of info on setting up.
    Windows Experts Community

    You must have your music / albums tagged correctly for it to work properly though, it can download the metadata for all your albums artists etc and as i say it is completely integrated into 7MC you can also get it to use foobar, winamp as the player but without seeing those players interfaces.

    Regards
    Aquatarkus.
     
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    Just a look, seems a little underdeveloped, but i'll have a read up.
     

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