XMPlay audio player
Platform: Win32Current version: 3.8.0.5
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XMPlay is an audio player, supporting the OGG / MP3 / MP2 / MP1 / WMA / WAV / AIFF / CDA / MO3 / IT / XM / S3M / MTM / MOD / UMX audio formats, PLS / M3U / ASX / WAX / CUE playlists, and ZIP archives. A load more formats are also supported via plugins. When XMPlay was first released in 1998, only the XM format was supported, hence the name "XMPlay".

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XMPlay support site
XMPlay Support site
support.xmplay.com
Main features
  • Balls-on accurate
    Plays the way nature intended
  • 32/24-bit & multi-channel output
    Take advantage of supporting hardware for ultimate quality
  • Gapless output
    Gapless playback of all supported formats, crossfading
  • Interpolation & volume/pan ramping
    For output that's smoother than a baby's arse!
  • DSP
    Automatic gain control (and Replaygain), 9 band equalizer, reverb, plugin support
  • Net streaming
    All supported file types (including MODs and archives) can be streamed from FTP and HTTP servers (inc. Shoutcast/Icecast/Icecast2), optionally writing a copy to disk, FTP directories and HTML webpages can be scanned for playable files
  • Subsongs and cues
    Files with multiple subsongs or cues can be played as one or separated into individual subsongs/cues
  • Track information
    Displays file/format information, messages/tags, and instrument/sample texts, open webpages from the texts
  • Title formatting
    You decide how you want the track titles to look, title updating from 'net streams and CUE sheets
  • Library
    A database of your tracks, with directory monitoring, for quick and easy access to the tracks you want to play
  • Saved/preset settings
    Save settings (DSP/etc) to be automatically used each time specific tracks or filetypes are played, save presets for quick application at any time
  • Disk writing
    Write 8/16/24/32-bit WAV files, use external encoders (MP3/OGG/etc), optional level normalization, dithering & noise shaping, individual MOD instrument writing
  • Keyboard shortcuts
    Fully customizable shortcuts, including global hotkeys
  • Integration
    Open files/folders from Windows Explorer, drag'n'drop files/folders/shortcuts/URLs, monitor the clipboard for playable URLs, drag'n'drop tracks from XMPlay into other programs, icon customization
  • Archive support
    Archived/compressed files can be loaded just like normal files, including support for nested archives
  • Unicode file support
    Support for Russian, Chinese, etc...
  • Visualisation
    Compatible with Sonique plugins, fullscreen display, includes a MOD pattern view
  • No installation
    UnZIP where you want and go!

Skins
click on a skin image to download
downloadRated Alpha
by Cypress
requires 3.8

11 variations included
downloadLiteB
by DelayS

2 variations included
downloadA-Round
by Sergey Kokorin
original by Andrey Gavrilov

5 variations included
downloadEuphoria
by Sergey Kokorin
original by AIMP dev team
downloadLiteA
by DelayS
original by Rezin & Adem
downloadWAClassic3
by KelticDanor
original by Nullsoft
downloadWAClassic2
by KelticDanor
original by Nullsoft
downloadMultipass
by KelticDanor
original by R. Peter Clark
downloadAiwa Z-D3300M v2.1
by Cypress

4 variations included
downloadMMD3
by KelticDanor
original by Sven Kistner

6 variations included
downloadWAModern
by KelticDanor
original by Sven Kistner

5 variations included
downloadSection
by KelticDanor

2 variations included
downloadEntel
by Cypress

2 variations included
downloadWindows Classic 2.1
by Amit
downloadRoyale Vista
by KelticDanor
downloadLithe
by KelticDanor
downloadVintage Radio
by Muxson
downloadTeKnoid
by Noruen

3 variations included
downloadFlat II
by Cypress

15 variations included
downloadXMP Underground Radio
by Thomas Radeke
downloadAcidian Fire
by Noruen

2 variations included
downloadSterling XP
by Tero Niemi

7 variations included
downloadBruise
by Tony Palmer

4 variations included
downloadNNP-3
by Ernie
downloadImAbar
by KelticDanor

9 variations included
downloadLunaFamfam
by Funkkybebel
downloadNeutron
by Ben Laufer

3 variations included
downloadMin
by Ben Laufer

3 variations included
downloadGo
by Dimitris Pipertzis
downloadWe'll see..
by Lasse Mattila
downloadWMP10 v2
by Ben Laufer

2 variations included
downloadWindows Classic 2 Mini
by Amit

4 variations included
downloadXLXM
by Dragan Jakovljevic
downloadiXMPlay
by Thomas Radeke

2 variations included
downloadPowerDee
by Fernsx
downloadSilk
by KelticDanor

6 variations included
downloadBonjour, BS2000
by Danny Trommer

5 variations included
many more skins are avaliable at the support site
downloadSkinning kit
Example skin files, demonstrating what's required to create your own XMPlay skins. The source files for other skins are also avaliable at the support site.

Plugins
downloadMIDI input plugin (revision 12)
Allows XMPlay to play MIDI files, including MUS/RMI/XMI formats, using SF2 soundfonts (not included) to provide the sounds. Includes a lyrics/karaoke vis mode. An example soundfont (with example MIDI files) is available here, and another is available here
downloadFLAC input plugin (revision 9)
Allows XMPlay to play FLAC (inc. Ogg FLAC) encoded files and streams.
downloadWavPack input plugin (revision 5)
Allows XMPlay to play WavPack encoded files and streams.
downloadOpus input plugin (revision 3)
Allows XMPlay to play Opus encoded files and streams.
linkRealAudio, SID, AHX, ACM, IFF/8SVX, DELIX input plugins
A bunch of plugins by Sebastian Szczepaniak, adding support for RealAudio files and streams, SID (c64) files, AHX (HivelyTracker) files, ACM (Interplay game music) files, IFF/8SVX files and over 100 Amiga formats.
link"Highly Experimental" PSF input plugin
A plugin by Neill Corlett, allowing XMPlay to play music from Playstation and Playstation 2 games (PSF and PSF2 formats).
link"Ganbatte!" D00 input plugin
A plugin by OPLx, allowing XMPlay to play D00 and D01 files.
downloadMusepack input plugin (revision 2c)
A plugin by Sebastian Andersson, allowing XMPlay to play Musepack encoded files and streams, including support for SV8.
downloadMonkey's Audio input plugin (revision 2)
A plugin by Sebastian Andersson, allowing XMPlay to play Monkey's Audio encoded files.
downloadSpeex input plugin
A plugin by Sebastian Andersson, allowing XMPlay to play Speex encoded files.
downloadALAC input plugin (revision 4)
A plugin by Sebastian Andersson, allowing XMPlay to play ALAC (Apple Lossless) encoded files.
downloadAAC input plugin (revision 7b)
A plugin by Sebastian Andersson, allowing XMPlay to play AAC/MP4 encoded files and streams, including AAC+ Shoutcast streams.
downloadOptimFROG input plugin
A plugin by Sebastian Andersson, allowing XMPlay to play OptimFROG encoded files.
downloadAC3 input plugin (revision 2)
A plugin by Sebastian Andersson, allowing XMPlay to play AC3 encoded files and streams.
downloadST-Sound input plugin
A plugin by Arnaud Carré, allowing XMPlay to play Atari ST sound in the YM format.
linkASAP input plugin
A plugin by Piotr Fusik, allowing XMPlay to play 8-bit Atari music in several formats.
linkGame Music Emu input plugin
A plugin by Brad Miller, allowing XMPlay to play several console game music formats.
downloadDirectSound output plugin (revision 5)
Allows XMPlay to use DirectSound output.
downloadASIO output plugin (revision 7a)
Allows XMPlay to use ASIO output when there are ASIO drivers present.
downloadWASAPI output plugin (revision 4)
Allows XMPlay to use WASAPI output, available on Windows Vista and beyond, in either shared or exclusive mode.
linkRemote Speakers output plugin
A plugin by Eric Milles, allowing XMPlay to stream audio to one or more AirPort Express, Apple TV or other AirPlay/AirTunes-compatible devices over wired or wireless networks.
download7-Zip archive plugin (revision 5)
Allows XMPlay to load and play files from within 7-Zip archives. Includes support for LZMA2.
downloadARJ archive plugin (revision 4)
Allows XMPlay to load and play files from within ARJ archives.
downloadLHA archive plugin (revision 8)
Allows XMPlay to load and play files from within LHA and LZH archives. Includes support for the -lh7- method.
downloadMMCMP packer plugin (revision 1)
Allows XMPlay to load and play MMCMP packed files.
downloadMOD packer plugin (revision 3)
A plugin by Sebastian Szczepaniak, allowing XMPlay to load and play MOD files in several packed formats - KRIS, AC1D, NP2, NP3, PHA, PP21, PP30, PRUN, PRU2, P40, P41, P50, P60, P61, TP3.
downloadPP archive plugin (revision 2)
Allows XMPlay to load and play files from within PowerPacker archives.
downloadRAR archive plugin (revision 9)
Allows XMPlay to load and play files from within RAR archives. Includes RAR 5.0 support.
downloadWAD archive plugin (revision 1)
Allows XMPlay to load and play files from within WAD archives used by DOOM and other games.
downloadXM-EXE executable plugin (revision 2)
Allows XMPlay to load and play files from within EXEs created by XM-EXE 1.5 & 1.6.
downloadXPK archive plugin (revision 3)
Allows XMPlay to load and play files from within XPK archives.
linkGZIP, LZX, Crunch-Mania archive plugins
A few more plugins by Sebastian Szczepaniak, adding support for GZIP, LZX, and Crunch-Mania archives.
downloadMSN "now playing" plugin (revision 7)
Displays in MSN what you're currently listening to in XMPlay.
linkCover Art visual plugin
A plugin by Bernhard Schelling, allowing album/cover art to be displayed for the current song.
linkWinamp visual plugin wrapper
A plugin by Bernhard Schelling, allowing Winamp visual plugins to be used with XMPlay.
linkAudioscrobbler plugin
A plugin that lets you "join the social music revolution at Last.fm" with XMPlay.
linkVisual & Input plugins
A plethora of visual and input (additional format) plugins are available at the XMPlay Support site.
downloadXMPlay plugin SDK
C/C++ APIs to create your own XMPlay plugins with.
downloadWMA support modules
WMA playback requires the Windows Media Format modules to be installed. They come installed with Windows Media player, so will already be on most users' systems, but they can also be installed separately.
linkLatest stuff
Updated XMPlay and plugin versions that have not been released yet.

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