Welcome to Winamp. It is more than just a player. It's your window to the multimedia world. From MP3s to streaming video, Winamp is the one place you go to feed your audio/video habit.
Here are just some of the hot, new things you can do with the latest version of Winamp:
- Winamp can use both Modern and Classic skins, so you can be both hip and retro at the same time.
- Winamp gives you easy and organized access to your favorite media. That's what you call mass media.
- Winamp can play a huge variety of audio and video formats right out of the box... err... out of the installation.
- Winamp makes it easy to create and manage your favorite songs through playlists. Yes, you can be your own DJ.
- Winamp allows you to extend its functionality through the use of "plug-ins". It's like the Mr. Potato Head® of music.
- Winamp can manage all of your portable media players and devices. Plug in, turn on, tune in, drop out...
- Winamp allows you to alter the sound of your music through a built-in Equalizer. An audio receiver right on your computer.
- Winamp allows you to watch visual effects that are driven from your music with Visualizations. From flaming fireballs to screaming strobe effects, it's all there.
- Rip your audio CDs at speeds of up-to 48x
- Rip your audio CDs to high-quality MP3
- Convert formats to/between MP3, FLAC, OGG, AAC, M4A, WMA
- Play MPEG-4 video formats straight out-of-the-box
Note that the last version of Winamp Pro was v5.66.
As from v5.8, Winamp is fully freeware again.