WinAMP Beta 5.8.3660

The legendary WinAMP media player can handle audio CDs, MP3 audio files, and streaming audio broadcasts.

Freeware
Windows
7.8 MB
3,875
5 17 votes

Winamp is an audio player that can handle audio CDs, MP3 audio files, and streaming audio broadcasts. It combines extensive functionality with an intuitive interface. Winamp features a playlist editor and a 10-band graphic equalizer with user-definable presets that can automatically load specific files. It also includes Windows Media Technology 4.0 input/output support and the industry-standard Fraunhofer MP3 decoder. This download no longer includes VIS/DSP plug-ins; you can download them separately.

Download notes: Alternatively you can download the latest stable version of this software.

Features:

  • Plays aacPlus, MP3, AAC, WMA and more!
  • Compatible with Winamp 2 Plug-ins
  • Full Support for Classic Skins
  • Full Support for Modern Skins
  • Plays Videos (NSV, WMV, and more!)
  • Powerful Media Library
  • Browse SHOUTcast Radio & TV Stations
  • Browse Winamp Music Videos & Songs
  • Integrated AOL Video Content (News, Sports, Movies & more) AOL Radio Featuring XM
  • SHOUTcast Wire (podcast directory)
  • Predixis MusicMagic (dynamic playlisting)
  • Bundled Visualizations
  • Burn CDs (Limited to 2x - 48x in Pro!)
  • Rips CDs (Limited to 8x aacPlus, AAC,
  • WMA - Unlimited aacPlus, AAC, WMA, and MP3 in Pro!)
  • 50 free mp3s from Emusic
  • Includes Winner of the Internet Surround Music Project!

What's New:

  • New: Windows Audio (WASAPI) Output plug-in (w.i.p.)
  • Improved: Added an option to completely disable Winamp's video support
  • Improved: Added an auto-fullscreen option to video prefs
  • Improved: Added /ENUMPLAYLISTS to the command-line support
  • Improved: Windows 8.1 and 10 compatibility
  • Improved: [in_mod] OpenMPT-based Module Player (replaces old MikMod player)
  • Improved: [ml_playlists] Added browse path & edit title functions in Ctrl+E editor
  • Improved: [Bento] Updated scrollbars and buttons and other tweaks (thanks Martin)
  • Improved: [Bento & Modern skins] Added a Playlist Search feature (thanks Victor)
  • Fixed: New URLs not being remembered after using Reset history in Open URL dialog
  • Fixed: Various memory leaks
  • Fixed: [gen_tray] Not showing correct current icon pack in preferences
  • Fixed: [in_avi] Divide-by-zero crash with badly formed files (thanks ITDefensor)
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Crashing with some ID3v2 tags
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] Slow loading issue
  • Fixed: [ssdp] Crash on load if jnetlib was not correctly initialized
  • Misc: Minimum required OS is now Win XP sp3 (Windows 7 or higher recommended)
  • Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Misc: Moved shared DLLs to Winamp\Shared folder
  • Removed: All former "Pro" licensed functions (Winamp is now 100% freeware again)
  • Removed: gen_jumpex & UnicodeTaskbarFix (making way for native implementations)
  • Removed: ml_nowplaying
  • Removed: [in_wm] DRM support
  • Replaced: CD playback and ripping now using native Windows API (instead of Sonic)
  • Replaced: MP3 Decoder now mpg123 based (instead of Fraunhofer)
  • Replaced: AAC Decoder now using Media Foundation (Vista and higher)
  • Replaced: H.264 Decoder now using Media Foundation (Vista and higher)
  • Replaced: MPEG-4 Pt.2 Decoder now using Media Foundation (Vista and higher)
  • Updated: [in_vorbis] libogg 1.3.3 & libvorbis 1.3.6
  • Updated: [libFLAC] FLAC 1.3.2
  • Updated: [libyajl] libyajl v2.1.0
  • Updated: [OpenSSL] OpenSSL v1.0.1i
  • Updated: [png] libpng v1.5.24

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