iTunes vs. DivX: Which is better?

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  1. sodaddict
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    I'd like a program for Windows that can play videos/movies/music with ease, i have 2 options: iTunes and DivX
    iTunes is simple enough, it has the world's worst signing up process for an account, but you get all these songs and movies you can buy (even though your better off torronting). And there's DivX with a cool cutting-edge interface and fast playback, but with a few minor bugs here and there.

    So what should i go with? iTunes, DivX or Windows Media Player with the Halo 2 skin?
     


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  4. Lacius

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    For playing files on the computer, I and a lot of other people use VLC media player. For streaming, a lot of us use Kodi with the proper addons.
     
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    wtf is DivX?
     
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    Color me impress, Kodi has it all and more, i think i'll use this as a better alternative.
    Ah yes, 2008 times.
    VLC Media Player is pretty primitive, and it's streaming features never work for me, it's only good for OGG files, which i found out Kodi can play.
    A gem of a media player, it comes with it's own video codec and file structure for video files to make them smaller and higher quality.
     
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    VLC player is the best. I find iTunes a little annoying. Never used Divx.
     
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    iTunes is, in my opinion, the worst media player out right now.
     
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    Anything is better than iTunes at this point.
    Though, I'd suggest VLC.
     
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    I use VLC for everything, tho it can be a bitch sometimes. I can't get used to anything else that has to simplicity of VLC and does all the same things (and maybe more). ITunes is shit and I forgot it could play media files.
     
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    VLC plays everything, has all the modern bells and whistles, and is one of the lightest on resources. How is it primitive?
     
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    It looks like late 90's software, whereas other media players are more nicely design.
    Besides, most of VLC's features are unnecessary for me, so i find no use for it, please respect my opinion.
     
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    You can skin it, and nobody's disrespecting your opinion.
     
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    Ugly/basic interface != Primitive

    VLC is very good for pretty much anything.
     
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    I'm quite fond of Media Player Classic personally, though I do use VLC for music. Using iTunes to play media just seems bloated and slow.
     
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    Winamp looks like it is powered by the Voodoo Graphics Card in 1980 with some skins, does that mean it is garbage? Nah. Looks don't matter
     
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    Same for XMPlay, and this one is possibly one of the best, even today hahaha.
     
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    I only really like the way XMPlay looks, it doesn't play enough formats for me to want to use it as my main.
     
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    iTunes is a bad idea to watch movies and stuff except encrypted purchases. For movies I recommend MPC. For music... I don't know. I listen to music on my phone.
     
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    Plugins! On my side, XMPlay supports more formats compared to VLC or Foobar2000, assuming you have the proper plugin for them, lol.
     
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