Winamp is more than just a player. It\\\'s your window to the multimedia world.
From MP3s to streaming video, Winamp is the one place you go to feed your audio/video habit.
Some key features of Winamp
• Winamp can use both Modern and Classic skins, so you can be both hip and retro at the same time.
• Winamp gives you easy and organized access to your favorite media. That\\\'s what you call mass media
• Winamp can play a huge variety of audio and video formats right out of the box... err... out of the installation.
• You get access to hundreds of free audio and video channels in the Media Library. This ain\\\'t your father\\\'s library.
• Winamp can burn your music to CDs.
• Winamp makes it easy to create and manage your favorite songs through playlists. Yes, you can be your own DJ.
• Winamp allows you to extend it\\\'s functionality through the use of \\\"plug-ins\\\" Its like the Mr. Potato Head of music.
• Winamp will allow you to alter the sound of your music through a built-in Equalizer. An audio receiver right on your PC.
• Winamp allows you to watch visual effects that are driven from your music with Visualizations. From flaming fireballs to screaming strobe effects, its all there.
Winamp Main Window
• Winamp 5 features our new Modern Skin that\\\'s easier to use and more powerful than ever
• Easily access the Media Library (ML), Playlist Editor (PL), integrated Video
or Visualizations (Video/Vis Drawer), or the EQ, Skin Options, and Color Themes (Config Drawer) from the Main Window
• Includes over 50 color themes that suit nearly every mood or occasion!
• Winamp 5 carries forward the unobtrusive \\\"Window Shade\\\"
• Play many major video formats (NSV, WMV, MPG, etc.) with ease
• Easily resize video playback using the 1x, 2x, and Maximize window buttons
• Watch your favorite videos in Full Screen mode
• Quick access to dozens of Internet TV stations created by users
• Detach the video window from the main player
New: Chinese, Japanese & Korean installer translations and language packs
New: [in_swf] Adobe Shockwave Flash (SWF, RTMP) playback support
New: [gen_dropbox] Winamp DropBox alpha (use: Ctrl-Shift-D)
New: [Online Services] AOL Radio featuring CBS Radio (requires in_flv)
Improved: Background reading option for playlist metadata
Improved: Classic songticker scrolling for Winamp Modern skin pledit winshade
Improved: Vista elevation (fixes: installing skins, filetype reg, Pro reg)
Improved: Zero padding option for playlist item numbers
Improved: [in_flv] Better streaming support and other improvements
Improved: [in_mp3] Added APEv2 tag options to configuration
Improved: [in_mp3] Optional retention of existing APEv2 headers
Improved: [ml_disc] Artwork support for Data CD Reader
Improved: [ml_disc] Better detection of any copy operations in progress
Improved: [ml_disc] Improved start times if ml_disc view is active
Improved: [ml_local] Redesigned \\\'Show Info\\\' panel
Improved: [ml_nowplaying] Redesigned \\\'Now Playing\\\' artist experience
Improved: [ml_playlists] Right-click option to sort list of playlists alphabetically
Improved: [pmp_usb] Connect/Disconnect/Blacklist config options
* Fixed: Alt+F4 closing Winamp instead of individual dialogs
* Fixed: Bento browser redirecting network drive url\\\'s to Winamp Search
* Fixed: Blank playlist when in docked toolbar mode and Winamp is minimized
* Fixed: Modern skin component windows appearing individually in Alt+Tab
* Fixed: Multi-flashing on startup when previously closed whilst minimized to systray
* Fixed: Pure Virtual Function Call runtime crash errors
* Fixed: Redraw issue when built-in classic vis is disabled
* Fixed: Various multi-monitor docking issues
* Fixed: Various other 5.53-specific keyboard accelerator issues
* Fixed: [Bento] Drag+Drop into Playlist from Open Files dialog
* Fixed: [burnlib] \\\'CD Drive locked by another Winamp process\\\' on 2nd burn attempt
* Fixed: [burnlib] \\\'Burner releasing failed\\\' error
* Fixed: [dsp_sps] Crash on close when config Help dialog is still open
* Fixed: [enc_flac] MD5 checksum generation
* Fixed: [gen_ff] Attached vis plugin crash on winshade to normal mode in Modern skin
* Fixed: [gen_hotkeys] Assigning Winkey with already used Ctrl combinations
* Fixed: [gen_ml] Enter/Shift+Enter broken for ML treeview items (5.53-specific)
* Fixed: [in_cdda] Composer/Conductor logic bug when saving CDDB data to database
* Fixed: [in_flac] Minor metadata writing bugs
* Fixed: [in_midi] Seeking with \\\'DM/MS Synth\\\' device in Streamed playback mode
* Fixed: [in_mp3] Crash on files with invalid/corrupt gapless data
* Fixed: [in_mp3] Create new ID3v1/v2 tags configuration setting
* Fixed: [in_vorbis] Huge lag on files with large embedded cover art
* Fixed: [in_vorbis] Metadata & Format Info display for streams in View File Info
* Fixed: [in_vorbis] Potential unicode-related crash on open/close issue
* Fixed: [jpeg.w5s] Saving corrupt album art
* Fixed: [ml_autotag] Results dialog hidden under Winamp when AOT is enabled
* Fixed: [ml_disc] Small resource leak
* Fixed: [ml_playlists] Enter/Shift+Enter broken for selected ML Playlist items
* Fixed: [ml_playlists / ml_transcode] Sending playlists from ML tree to Transcoder
* Fixed: [ml_wire] 404/timeout with valid rss feeds on Vista
* Misc: Miscellaneous localization tweaks, fixes & updates
* Misc: More miscellaneous general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
* Misc: Setup fixes (Agent not always starting, WLZ filetype not registering, etc)
* Misc: Various other \\\'Winamp Modern\\\' & \\\'Bento\\\' skin updates
* Misc: [enc_flac] Now encodes using libFLAC instead of Flake
* Updated: Bento skin v1.2
* Updated: freetype 2.3.7
* Updated: libpng 1.2.28
* Updated: [enc_lame] LAME 3.98
New in Winamp 5.4.1
• A Completely Redesigned Interface, including Album Art
• Multiple device support, including iPods
• Access and Share Your Music and Videos with Winamp Remote
• Play and Playlist the Best Music on the Web with Media Monitor
• Get Artist & Concert News, Videos & more with Smart Search
• Enjoy Dynamic Song Recommendations
• Experience MP3 Surround Sound Support
• Access to Thousands of Online Radio Stations, Videos and More!
• Auto-Tagger provides automatic updates to file information
• Control Winamp From Your Browser with the Winamp Toolbar