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Winyl for Windows

By Vinyl SoftwareFreeUser Rating

Key Details of Winyl

  • Organize and enjoy all your music on your PC.
  • Last updated on February 21, 2024
  • There have been 7 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)

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Editors' Review

Download.com staff

Sometimes it seems like there are nearly as many audio players as there are people who like to listen to music, but few of them are really anything to get excited about. Winyl, however, is different. Although most of its features are fairly typical, it has an attractive interface that sets it apart from much of the competition.

Using Winyl is easy. We simply navigated to the folder full of songs that we wanted to use as our library, and Winyl displayed them in a tree hierarchy by artist, album, year, and genre. Winyl also gives users access to a wide variety of Internet radio stations, and users can create custom playlists or let the program create smart lists based on the most recently played, most frequently played, and top-rated songs. The program's interface is sleek and uncluttered, and we especially liked the optional pop-up window that displays each song's title and artist when it first comes on. Users can choose from six high-quality skins, including one that looks quite a bit like iTunes, and a mini mode reduces the interface to a small, unobtrusive rectangle. The program also displays album cover art when available and has an equalizer interface for users who like more control. There's no Help file, but anyone who's ever used a media player before should be able to figure it out. Overall, we found Winyl to be versatile and attractive, and we think it's a great choice for anyone who needs a nice-looking audio player.

Winyl comes as a ZIP file. It installs and uninstalls without issues.

What's new in version 3.3.1

Added song lyrics.Added portable version.Added Flat and Flat White skins* (new default skin)Added radio stations.Added new more accurate component for reading/writing tags.Added support of cover art and lyrics in tag editor.Added support for aiff, opus and speex file formats.Added support for reading/writing tags for all formats, including wav.Added support for multiple values in tags, multiple genres, artists.Added Composer item to the library view (disabled by default).Improved performance.Fixed bugs.

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Full Specifications

May 22, 2014
Latest update
February 21, 2024
Operating System
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
Total Downloads
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Developer's Description

Organize and enjoy all your music on your PC.

Winyl this is new audio player for Windows with media library support. This is very fast, very simple, full skinnable. Winyl offers great new ways to organize and enjoy all your music. Listen to music, set rating of your favorite songs, create playlists, all of this in Winyl is very simple, and just download and run it. Winyl is automatically organized your media content into categories in the library, which makes it easy to find and play. Winyl uses the least system resources, download Winyl and be amazed, it starts and working very fast.