Based on Firefox’s XUL technology and VLC, Songbirdnest throws itself into the world of media players and open source. However, it’s total bloatware right now. Besides having a huge number of web source bookmarks and a somewhat not too hard to look at front end, it’s just a VLC skin. And, because it uses Firefox technology, it uses an intolerable 66 MB of ram compared to Windows Media Player’s 15 MB:
p.s. Importing my 9,100 tracks shouldn’t take all day.
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