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Xmplay

XMPlay
Developer(s) Un4seen Developments
Stable release 3.8.1.2
Development status Active
Operating system Microsoft Windows
Size 360 KB
Available in English, Russian, others
Type Audio player
License Freeware Proprietary
Website .com.un4seenwww

XMPlay is a freeware audio player for Windows. Initially released in 1998, it sets itself apart from its competitors by providing a particularly authentic reproduction of tracker audio files.[1]

Overview

Developed by Un4seen Developments in 1998, it originally only supported the playlists and the visualization of sounds generated by real-time animations. Changing the look of the software is also available through skins. Another notable feature that XMPlay has is that it can handle true gapless playback between files.[2][3]

Engine

XMPlay's engine for processing audio files is available as a separate program library under the name of BASS or BassMod (only for tracker files) or BASSASIO (Steinberg's ASIO protocol). These libraries can also be used on non-Windows operating systems, they are free for non-commercial use, with commercial use needing to pay a fee for a license (with the exception of BassMod, which doesn't require a license). For the Unix audio player, "X Multimedia System" (XMMS), a MOD playing plug-in based on BassMod is available.[4][5]

References

  1. ^ http://modarchive.org/index.php?modules-playing
  2. ^ http://www.un4seen.com/xmplay.html
  3. ^ xmplay.softonic.de
  4. ^ http://www.un4seen.com/bass.html
  5. ^ http://www.un4seen.com/bassmod.html

External links

  • Official website (English)
  • XMplay version history and changelogs
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