I got a question on rapid play settings on media player type apps. I sent the text out below to the Lifehacker editor.
Pls hit up the comments if you can answer my questions or have insight on this:
I have a basic question on media players. Sorry to trouble you, but I think it's 1 that is very common & relevant to your readership, so I figure you might be interested in the question.
I enjoy using the "Play Speed Settings" in Windows Media Player (WMV). I found for podcast/speech/talkshow audio mp3s, I can save time by playing the mp3 at 1.4x speed.
However I hate WMP. WMP sometimes crashes or has other problems.
1 Does foobar, VLC or any other player have this "rapid play speed setting" for mp3s?
2 same question for video files, specifically .wmv & .dvr-ms. For instance, I use Windows Media Center to record the Daily Show, this way I can replay it later & skip commercials. It would be even better if I could play that Daily Show .dvr-ms file at 1.4x.