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The Winamp Media Player

Last Updated: Sep 03, 2013 06:37AM CEST

Using the Winamp Media Player


The Winamp Player is a flexible and sophisticated application for playing and managing your music. With the latest release, the player is easier than ever to use with a new, powerful and intuitive interface.


Click on the link below to see Winamp with the Bento skin active.
Point to a part of the image using your mouse cursor to learn more about each part of the Bento Skin interface.


Screenshot of Bento Skin


Tip: Always explore the right-click context menus (on buttons, songs, media library views, everywhere).
You never know what you may find...


Playing Music Files


To play supported music files, do one of the following:

  • Drag files from a folder on your computer to the Winamp main window.
  • Click the Open File(s) button Open File button and select files on your computer.
  • Open the File menu and click "Open File" (or "Open Folder", to play a full folder of songs).

To add a supported music file to the playlist, do one of the following:

  • Drag files from a folder on your computer to the Playlist Editor.
  • Click the Add (+) button at the bottom of the Playlist Editor to Add Files, a Folder or a saved playlist file.
  • Drag files from the Local Media views in the Media Library into the Playlist Editor.


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