To this day, Winamp still has some of the most jaw-dropping music visualizations via the MilkDrop plugin. MilkDrop has now been ported to other software and systems but it’s bundled right into Winamp.
I used MilkDrop for some recent projects, I have more projects using it on the way too. But I couldn’t seem to find anything cataloging the massive list of presets.
So I’ve begun one, using YouTube for the videos. Here’s the current playlist:
There are well past 1000 great presets for MilkDrop and I couldn’t feasibly create videos for them all manually. Moreover, it was admittedly kinda tough finding a way to record them in the first place.
And here’s the script I used to seamlessly loop the videos using MLT.
I don’t have the time to go through the details right now. But I’ll gladly follow up with some details should anyone ask.
For now, here’s a link to the site I’ll be using to house the database: http://visualize.ugotsta.com/
It’s just a blog at blogger.com, it’s also kinda hideous right now. But it’s the easiest way to setup a database like this.