Help with music software converting friend from windows

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  1. NVRENUF!, Jan 22, 2013
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2013

    NVRENUF! macrumors regular


    Mar 19, 2012
    PERTH, Australia
    Ok i have a challenge

    So my friend as i was been a windows user for all life..
    I recently have converted and never going back.

    I know once he comes over and use's it he will be converted.
    but the biggest draw back at this stage is his music program.

    if i can't find him a good music software compared to WINAMP.
    He wont convert.

    Must play FLAC

    Hates itunes.. as most of us do to some extent.

    So please give us some ideas.

    HEre is a snap shot of how he has his layout.

    Nothing we have found works the same way has the same control etc.
    there is a basic winamp for mac but it's crap and basic.


  2. justperry macrumors G3


    Aug 10, 2007
    In the core of a black hole.
    Winamp in a Virtual Machine might be a solution, like in parallels.

    You can try that on your machine first, if it works well you have a solution.
  3. dirt farmer macrumors 6502

    Feb 23, 2005
  4. blueroom macrumors 603


    Feb 15, 2009
    Toronto, Canada
    Convert the FLAC to ALAC using XLD. iTunes can then play or AirPlay it.
    iTunes isn't a bad bit of software on the Mac, on a PC it's bog slow & awful.
    ALAC can be converted back to FLAC using XLD too.

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