do all software players play equal audio quality - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Source & Line > Digital Source

Digital Source Digital Players and Recorders: CD , SACD , Tape, Memory Card, etc.

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 3rd October 2006, 04:56 PM   #1
diyAudio Member
 
kuldeepsingh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Chennai, India
Send a message via MSN to kuldeepsingh
Cool do all software players play equal audio quality

technically is it possible that softwae audio players like winamp, itunes, window media player, real jukebox etc .... play same quality of mp3 or audio cd. coz i have tried listening to all players same piece of music with no extra sound effect and found a little variation in every case.
if its do so , which player you found to be best. my choice came out to be window media player, then itunes

please comment
  Reply With Quote
Old 3rd October 2006, 05:37 PM   #2
adason is offline adason  United States
diyAudio Member
 
adason's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Maryland
hi kuldeepsingh,

I have compared cd's (not mp3's) played by quite a few software and found huge differences.

I found winamp the worst of all, media palyer pretty bad, itunes better, creative the best

Once Creative external soundcard Extigy with upgraded power supply was used, the sound was close to my main standalone cd player.
  Reply With Quote
Old 3rd October 2006, 05:45 PM   #3
cowanrg is offline cowanrg  United States
diyAudio Member
 
cowanrg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Lafayette, CO
Send a message via AIM to cowanrg
i personally use foobar2000 with an ASIO plugin through my HTPC. the sound card is an M-Audio Delta410. the media files are ripped from cds in APE (lossless) format.

this setup is my main music player and it sounds better than my $1500 denon player.

its not so much the software as the configuration. there are a LOT of ways to configure each one. depending on your soundcard, one could sound better or worse than another. winamp certainly can sound great but it needs to be setup properly.
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
DVD Audio MLP players for cars vizion Car Audio 0 21st September 2007 10:27 PM
Quality of Mp3 Players ! -_nando-_ Everything Else 21 1st May 2006 05:42 PM
I'm looking for a small DIY solution to play Sacd and DVD-audio with my DVDROM withou Progg70 Digital Source 8 9th October 2005 11:46 AM
DVD players in Canada play PAL discs? rabbitz Everything Else 2 31st January 2005 12:48 PM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:52 AM.


vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2014 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2