Winamp 5.8

Media files player with multiple customization options
4.2  (6,238 votes)
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Plays almost any kind of audio and video files in existence. Embeds a sound equalizer, lyric editor and playlist creator. Features a wide variety of skins for a personalized look.

Winamp 5.6 player is designed to cover the large area of video and audio media file types available today from the most common ones such as *.mp3, *.wma, *.mp4 and *.avi, or *.mpeg to the ones less usuall like MIDI, *.m3u or *.flv and *.mkv.
The player comes with various types of new skins and visualization styles and is easier to personalize in both menu styles, as well as preferences, playlists, bookmarks, history, etc. It also has a lot of new features, such as controlling the playback in your browser, building playlists using the Automatic Playlist generator, cleaning up your metadata with Auto-Tag feature and wirelessly sync media with the Winamp Android app that will allow you to organize your music and your videos a lot more easier and faster and even listen to the latest tracks available on podcasts and internet radio.
Winamp player is very handy software along with its automatic updates and is guaranteed to make your music and videos a lot more accessible and fun to listen and watch.

Chiriac Teodor
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Review summary


  • Most audio and video media files are supported
  • If loading a very large file, it will have a small loading period


  • It's hard to manage playlists
  • It can't work with iPod
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