The Directory Player


1by1 - Small and fast audio directory player with powerful features

Tired of handling playlists?

1by1 is a small, fast and handy audio player which is not only small: it provides a smart and versatile environment to handle your file collection and listen to your tracks - with no need to fuddle with playlists or media databases. Play your folder contents one by one, enjoy the built in powerful audio enhancing, reorganize tracks temporarily. And with Resume play never lose your last play position.


Directory Player: directly plays folder contents

Full Resume play: remembers last track and position

Gapless play · Transition overlapping · Audio enhancer

Folder tree file navigation · Directory finder (play a whole drive)

MP3 decoding by ACM or mpglib

BASS library support (OGG, WAV, FLAC, AAC, MP4, CD...)

File utils: copy, move, rename while play, delete, date change

Scalable Big title view · Rename tool · Folder compare tool

Cue sheet support · Playlist support · Bookmarks

Winamp 2.x input plugin support · WAV export

Track logging · HTTP web and streaming server

Highly configurable · Theme presets · Global hotkeys

Very small size · Low resource usage · Portable

Download 1by1

Version 1.97 · 2020-08-29 · 197 KB · Simple installer (sfx zip) · Freeware
MD5 checksum: e745b75b81c8e0446e5dcbd6e7ab43a7


1.97Possible Multiband DSP overdrive fixed · Multiple folder picture names possible · Wrapable toolbar · Descripted button set · Grey button set · Optional toolbar Tab access · Some corrections
1.96Big view below track list option · Cover art display method changed · VU meter corrections · Plugin host adjustments
1.95Overlap/crossfade engine rewritten · DirectSound and WaveOut handling renewed · New Multiband enhancer filtering · Input plugin host rewritten · Config dialog style changes · Intro scan ignoring track change fixed · Lots of improvements and corrections
1.94Ini file strings changed to UTF-8 · Compare folders feature renewed · Bold treeview items on current file path · Bunch of improvements
1.93Improved Soft clip implementation on multiband · Adjustable title limit for RSS feed display · Streaming from https enabled · Some minor changes
1.92Finer mouse wheel volume · 5 band dynamics and limiter · DSP plugin host
1.91Simple fast play · Improved volume control curve
1.90Temporary repeat/stop · Window and title features · Modified icon
1.89Fixed VU meter bug · "Open in new Window" function · Quit after list feature
1.88HTTP web interface and MP3 streaming server · Rewind / Fast Fwd Hotkeys


Windows or Linux with Wine

MP3 ACM codec (present in Windows) or mpglib.dll

Recommended for many formats: BASS library (see "More")

For exotic formats: input plugins (see doc)

1by1 extras

Webradio demo playlist
Add your stations with a text editor. BASS decoder lib needed for Webstreaming.

Toolbar button image sets
Copy the files to the 1by1 program folder. Settings / Control / Toolbar / Button style.

1by1 1.75 (ANSI)
Last version running on Windows 98/ME (156 KB)

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