Winamp

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 1508 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.31
  • Total Downloads:
    15,697,604
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 31, 2006
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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Nullsoft has a lot of ground to make up after the Winamp 3.0 debacle, a dwindling user base, and stiff competition from Apple iTunes. Winamp 5.3 was a huge step in the right direction, with support for AAC encoding, CD burning, and a robust file-management system. Finally.

Winamp 5.3.1 makes some small but effective changes to its predecessor. In addition to playlist syncing for portables and a More Info feature that shows information about the currently playing track, we get a more stable, less-crash-prone environment for MP3s and podcasts and CD-text-reading support. We also love the Internet TV feature, which provides some great music videos and live concert footage, although the Singing Fish search is rife with mislabeled files. Ostensible rock-concert footage turns out to be, on more than one occasion, unlabeled pornography.

Another eye-catcher is the excellent collection of visualizations. The massive catalog of Winamp 2.x and 3.x skins works with this new version. The free version is feature-rich, but if you want MP3 encoding and full-speed CD burning, you have to shell out $14.95 for the Pro version. Winamp is one of our all-time favorite players, though, and version 5 renews its promise.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.9

    out of 52 votes

    • 5 star 16
    • 4 star 27
    • 3 star 2
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 6
  • All Versions

    3.9

    out of 1508 votes

    • 5 star 624
    • 4 star 519
    • 3 star 139
    • 2 star 56
    • 1 star 170
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1 stars

"I wish i could see the Merit of WinAmp."

December 05, 2006  |  By ScarletWhisper

 |  Version: Winamp 5.31

Pros

Nothing.....Always gave me trouble. Maybe if i download the latest version.

Cons

Nothing

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3 stars

"Great features but crashes a lot..."

December 04, 2006  |  By umnlawgrrl

 |  Version: Winamp 5.31

Pros

easy to use, great "always on top" mode with the winamp modern skin, lots of wonderful features, love the internet radio.

Cons

not sure if it's just something else on my computer, or what exactly, but it crashes 2 or 3 times during every session i run it. freezes a lot, moves slowly (i.e., you get the "ghost" images if you try to move the window. also takes a lot of sytem resources on my laptop, but i think that may be just my computer, since nobody else seems to have that problem.

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4 stars

"this product is very good"

December 03, 2006  |  By Ferson7

 |  Version: Winamp 5.31

Pros

it is ease to make play list,olso its search ease everything that i want.good aparenc,like real an hifi setereo component.

Cons

dificult to burn and rip(the way to).

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2 stars

"not to fantastic needs to work quicker and play more file types"

December 03, 2006  |  By thedaddy77

 |  Version: Winamp 5.31

Pros

quite good skins, thats about it

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1 stars

"Worse than Windows Media Player 11."

December 03, 2006  |  By Ryo Hazuki

 |  Version: Winamp 5.31

Pros

costumization

Cons

UI; features.

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1 stars

"Widespread auto suggestion."

December 02, 2006  |  By diefis

 |  Version: Winamp 5.31

Pros

Nice.

Cons

I like to listen to speak well of Winamp.

If you don't also do it you mean that don't have been deceived.

The purpose of a player, with the time, is that to faithfully reproduce the music.

Winamp could have everything, also the liking of his staff, but doesn't play!

I have tried the best plugins, but it doesn't play....................

The most elegant skins, but it doesn't play.....................

I intend the sonorous quality!

Result?

It is not on my computer anymore.............. necessarily.

Now I have found the solution that I looked for: Windows Media Player 11 with the plugin of MaxxPlayer that costs 9 $.

Otherwise musikcube or Foobar2000.

Without the sonorous quality a player has expired.

Sorry for my English.

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4 stars

"winamp rocks!!!!"

November 30, 2006  |  By rahul_90

 |  Version: Winamp 5.31

Pros

its totally easy to use.... cool features... i give'' em a fiv5555555....

Cons

nothin.... so bad... but still not too good...

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5 stars

"Clean. Easy."

November 21, 2006  |  By infamecesar

 |  Version: Winamp 5.31

Pros

Great variety of TV and radio options.

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5 stars

"The best music player"

November 21, 2006  |  By Kaliostro

 |  Version: Winamp 5.31

Pros

The lightest and easiest player created so far. Winamp has a lot of skins and everyone can find what he looks for. Winamp is the most popular player in the world, personally I don't know anybody who have no Winamp installed on his pc. Simply the best!!!!!! So download and enjoy!!!!

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4 stars

"Four Aces!"

November 20, 2006  |  By higherwater

 |  Version: Winamp 5.31

Pros

I have tried a lot of music players and they have gotten worse, when WINAMP has surpassed them in excellence! I remember when it was a little music player to now and they have grown into an awsome music player.

Cons

Little tricky to use but once you figure it out it is the best.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Nullsoft
Publisher web site http://www.winamp.com/
Release Date October 31, 2006
Date Added October 31, 2006
Version 5.31
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Music Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 98/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 16.64MB
File Name winamp5666_full_all.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 15,697,604
Downloads Last Week 10,058
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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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