Winamp Main Window

  • Winamp 5.5+ features our new Bento skin that's easier to use & more powerful than ever.
  • Easily access the Media Library, Playlist Editor, Video, Visualizations, Media Monitor Browser, EQ, Skin Options and Color Themes all from one single user interface.
  • Includes over 20 color themes that suit nearly every mood or occasion!
  • Winamp 5.5x carries forward the unobtrusive "Window Shade" mode.

Above: Main Window

Above: Window Shade Mode


Winamp Playlist Editor

  • Drag and drop media directly into a Playlist from Windows Explorer or the Media Library
  • Jump directly to an item within the list by double clicking it or selecting the item and pressing Enter
  • Sort Playlists by title, file name, or path and file name
  • Easily Open and Save Playlists from the Manage Playlist button



Winamp Library

  • Organize and find your favorite songs and videos in ONE place
  • Rip your favorite music CDs into AAC, MP3, WMA, WAV or FLAC (Ripping limited to ~6x speeds for free users. MP3 encoding is only available in Winamp Pro)
  • Media Library "Smart Views" allow you to easily create rule based lists of your media
  • Easily modify your music collections tags (Artist, Album, Genre, Title, etc.)
  • Online Services
    • Over 10,000 SHOUTcast Radio stations and 250 Internet TV channels to choose from
    • Bookmark your favorite stations and channels for future access
    • Ability to add custom services
  • Download or subscribe to music and video podcasts via the Podcast Directory
  • Easily manage all of your Portable Media Players. Winamp natively supports the following devices:
    • iPod (Original, Shuffle, Classic & Nano 1st-4th gen, but NOT iTouch or iPhone)
    • Creative Nomad/Zen/MuVo
    • PlaysForSure (P4S) devices
    • USB Thumbdrives
    • ActiveSync devices
    • Android smartphones

Above: Media Library Manager

Above: SHOUTcast Radio


Winamp Video

  • Play many major video formats (AVI, 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



Winamp Visualizations

  • Winamp 5.5 comes bundled with the latest version of the ground breaking AVS (Advanced Visualization Studio) and Milkdrop visualizers
  • Enjoy over 100 bundled visualization presets created by users
  • Switch between presets manually or sit back and watch your presets on Random
  • Easily jump to Full Screen mode
  • Download new visualizations and presets from



Winamp Equalizer

  • Shift the sound from both speakers to left or right using the Balance slider
  • Enable Cross Fading to transition the audio smoothly from one song to another
  • Select from the dozens of EQ presets to tune the sound
  • Create your own EQ settings and save them for future use




Download Winamp for Desktop




Was this article helpful?

485 out of 570 found this helpful

Didn't find what you were looking for?



Please sign in to leave a comment.