AIMP (Help)
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          About

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                    Audio Library

                    Player

                    Playlist

          F.A.Q.

                    AIMP for Win64 / MacOS X / Linux

                              Do you have any plans to create 64-bit version of the program?

                              Is there any AIMP versions archive?

                              Will the player be ported to another operating systems (Unix-like, Linux, Mac OS)?

                    AIMP Installer

                              After I have installed the latest build all settings are reset

                              Command line switches

                              Error 'Cannot open file' is occurred during the installation

                    Addons (Plug-ins / skins / icons)

                              How can I install additional icons for files?

                              How can I install downloaded skin?

                              How can I install plug-in?

                              How can I switch off window, which appears at the top of the screen on playback start?

                              What types of plug-ins from WinAmp are supported by AIMP?

                              Why Last.fm scrobbling doesn’t work?

                    Audio Library

                              All statistics has been dropped after I have renamed or moved file. How can I restore it?

                              How can I backup data base?

                    Cover arts

                              Cannot download album art from Internet

                              Find and download cover art from the Internet

                              Where player take cover arts for the track from?

                    Functionality

                              AIMP is missing from Windows Explorer context menu. How can I add it?

                              Command line switches

                              How can I switch off window, which appears at the top of the screen on playback start?

                              How can I switch on / off 'stay on top most' mode?

                              Is it possible to run multiple instances of the player?

                              What type of tag will use by AIMP first?

                              Where is Audio Recorder utility?

                              Why alarm clock does not wake up computer from sleep mode?

                              Why Last.fm scrobbling doesn’t work?

                    Hotkeys

                              The player has no reaction on pressing multimedia keys

                              The special multimedia keys changes system volume instead of player's

                              When I double-click on a playlist, 'Browse Folder' dialog invokes

                    Internet Radio

                              How to capture Internet Radio?

                              Internet radio / Radio browser do not work although an Internet connection is active

                              Player does not show any information about the playable track during radio playback

                    Mini player

                              How can I to switch on / off 'stay on top most' mode?

                              How to disable the mini player?

                              Where is the main player window disappeared (playlist or mini player)?

                              Why the mini player cannot be displayed above of the taskbar?

                    Playback

                              Error occurs when starting playback, if WASAPI Exclusive is using for output

                              Is it possible for the equalizer to adjust to the current track automatically?

                              Is it possible to play protected files?

                              Player hangs at the end of each track on changing it to another one

                              Some of the mp3-files player plays not to the end

                              Sounds from another applications cannot be heard when AIMP is running

                              Speakers are crackling when equalizer is using

                              The player does not start playback

                              There is no sound when I try to play MIDI / KAR file

                              Track speed has been increased / decreased

                              Video support in AIMP

                              What is the meaning of the “Save player state during the playlist navigation via next / previous file” option?

                              Why AIMP cannot play some of declared files formats?

                    Playlist

                              Appearance of one of the playlists is different from another

                              How can I resize playlist window by width?

                              How can I sort the playlist by mark?

                              How can I switch on rating stars in playlist?

                              How to switch off the second line in the?

                              In what cases player automatically catches-up CUE Sheet?

                              I can not add files / folders by dragging them to the playlist

                              I have closed wrong playlist. How can I restore it back?

                              Menu item 'Insert after current' is disabled.

                              Playlist does not jump to playable file automatically

                              Playlist Window Modes

                              [!] Smart Playlist

                              When I double-click on a playlist, 'Browse Folder' dialog invokes

                              Where can I find a list of available macros?

                              Why files always opens in 'Default' playlist via Drag-n-Drop

                    Problems (Bugs / Slow working / Hangs)

                              AIMP strongly loads the processor

                              I got an 0xc0000005 error

                              Player hangs at the end of each track on changing it to another one

                    Settings (Backup / Restore / Reset)

                              After I have installed the latest build all settings are reset

                              After I have installed the latest build all statistics in Audio Library are reset. How can I restore it?

                              How can I backup player's settings?

                              Where the application stores its settings?

                    Skin Engine

                              AIMP strongly loads the processor

                              How can I change tray icon?

                              There is no blur effect under the window player

                              Why skin does not have semitransparency?

                    Visualization

                              Can I change refresh rate for the 'Spectrum' and 'Visualization' display?

                              Why columns of 'Spectrum display' located on the right never jump?