When I moved over to Windows I installed iTunes, mainly for the sake of having something familiar around. Here's the thing though - I hate it. It's fugly (it doesn't fit into the desktop properly even on Mac, let alone Windows), it's slow, it uses too much CPU and it's obscenely huge and bloated for something as simple as a music player. So I'm looking for something to replace it. However, I'm kind of unfamiliar with Windows software, so I'm not sure what would be the best tool for the job.
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There are some things I like about iTunes though - I wouldn't be using it otherwise. So, is there another Windows media player that has the following features?
- Automatic playlist building based on genre a la Genius (shuffle doesn't really cut it with a music collection as
fucked upeclectic as mine)
- Last.fm support
- Playback of m4p files (I only have a few, but I'd quite like to keep them around)
- Automatic file organisation (sorting music you add into Artist/Album folders)
- iPod syncing (not totally necessary as I was thinking of selling my iPod)
- The option of a miniplayer so it's not taking up the entire screen
- Able to handle huge music collections (>16k files)