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Our qualifications for a great Digital Audio
Media Player include:
- Digital Redbook
CD-Audio Playback, NOT
- Ability to read CDDB
- Read CD-Text.
- Read, Create & Playback Media
- Rip Audio, (DAE)
Digital Audio Extraction.
- Record Audio.
- Plays CD-Audio (Wav), MP3 &
Windows Media Audio formats.
Media Jukebox has split into two
products - Version 8.0, a "music only" product & Version
9.0, an "all media" product with a new name - "J. River
Media Center". Version 9.0 will be released in a few weeks with
features competing with Windows XP Media Center - See
New Features Here (1/28/2003).
- Total Recorder Standard Edition V4.4!
Available in Standard, Professional and Developer
Editions. Also... Announcing two new PC based Audio Applications from
High Criteria - Phone-In Buddy - A program for Telephone based
Dictation to a PC & Transcription Buddy (3/18/2004).
- J. River MEDIA CENTER, Media
Jukebox has arrived! MEDIA CENTER 9.0 software has just been
officially released! www.jrmediacenter.com
JetAudio 5 Plus (3/3/2003).
- RealOne Player 2.0 reviewed by PC Magazine - Oh really? You
decide who has the best Media Player! (1/21/2003)
CD Players by Rating - CWSApps: List of CD
CDDB-Enabled Players: Full List + Digital CD
- Creative MediaSource: DVD-Audio
- Exact Audio Copy: Very Nice DAE & Redbook CD-Audio Media
Player on Win2000; Default Playback, Analogue! Set for Digital
Playback! In the FAQ.txt accompanying documentation they mention:
EAC Q: What are "Alternate
CD Play Routines"? [Digital Audio Playback!]
EAC A: These routines will playback audio tracks by extracting
the data and
directly playing them through the soundcard. It is not necessary that
the drive is connected to the soundcard by a cable.
Digital Audio Playback! To enable:
From EAC File Menu, select EAC, EAC Options F9.
Select the 2nd Tab, General. Place a check mark by "Use
alternate CD play routines". Press OK. Close EAC and restart
to make sure changes are enabled.
Under Win2000 we did experience a little
stuttering during Digital Audio Playback. Pretty good for a Beta
CardWare application! (8/2/2002 - 8/3/2002)
CD Writer: Sold through Nero -
Reads CD-R ATIP & Does Digital
/ Analogue Playback + selects which Sound Card to use if applicable!
JUKEBOX plays audio & video--organizes, rips, encodes mp3, real
& wma: Uses Digital Rights Management!
Download Center - Windows Media Technologies: Windows
Media Player 7.1 plays back Digital Audio (Not
Default), does NOT read CD Text.
Jukebox Digital Audio Software: Plays back Digital Audio
(Default), DOES read CD Text.
Special Nero Player version (TDK Digital Mixmaster) packaged with TDK
Player: QCD Player - Plays MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Wav, Real Media (With
Plug-In) and [Redbook] CD [Digital Audio] support!
Tara's Real Audio Input Plugin for QCD v3.22 +: (2/20/2004)
Web v3.0: Media Player
Media Player Plug-Ins:
. DFX by Power Technology . DSP Sound Enhancement for Digital Audio
SRS Labs Inc.: SRS WOW Audio
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