so to clarify:
The entire point of InstaPlay is for you to associate your music files to it so that when you double click the music file in your normal windows explorer, you get a quick preview of the sound.
If you don't know for sure that this is what you want, then you probably don't want InstaPlay -- it's something that will be specifically useful to only a certain group of people, and could be confusing to others.
But if you want a stand alone gui for browsing and previewing sound files, which doesn't require file association changes, check out Justice's other program, Bard.
As a hobbyist music producer, I have a lot of samples of sounds. As I have decided to start organising these, I needed a quick way to fire off samples in wav and mp3 format through Windows Explorer.
So I created InstaPlay. This is a simple sound player. To install it simply unzip it in a directory that’s in the path, and then associate wav and mp3 files (and whatever else you want to use) with it. It also has a few features:
Just double click or run a soundfile to hear it play.
Nice speaker icon in system tray while a sound is playing. Double click it to quit InstaPlay and stop playback.
Run another sound file to switch playback to that instead.
This program will help you categorize more efficiently as you can move the sound that’s being played without pesky ‘file in use’ prompts.DownloadDownload Info + link
bard related info
Possible future version: