if it were one of those aliens in Gazillionaire.... maybe.
indeed, send them all down to the catacomb abyss.
I got over the visualization novelty quickly with Geiss some 15 years ago.
I use MPC-HC for instantly previewing (including WAV and MIDI files), replacing the overly bloated Windows Media Player for that role. It's no playlist player, but that's what I use Foobar2000 for. I used to have plugin cold turkey on the Winamp->FB2k transition, until I realized the plugins are foo_gep and foo_dumb - not immediately as noticable as in_mod and in_spc/nsf/vgm/etc
VLC's terrible for music. Ever noticed the pitch bending? Bad playlist controls? Long initialization times? Lack of seamless transition?
I wondered why that was there!
You mean like programmed by a bunch of Scots and saturated ports of other platforms taking the world by storm eventually being bought up by a larger entity to rot on with half-assed iterations through third-party developers?
David Livingstone's Gun isn't a gun?
Can confirm Steam starting up in 9 seconds here. Go prefetch!
Imagine your game not starting because the 'physics' servers are down or you can't connect to them.....
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So it's next-gen embedded MIDIs. Netscape always needed plugins for that (Crescendo! etc.)
But then how are you going to have "compositing"? Years ago the fad of useless window effects were part of Linux's desktop preach.