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Winamp is a well-known and well-tested desktop media player that managed to win lots of loyal users. This particular music manager is especially popular for its skins and plugins. This software thing is a valuable partner of your long gaming sessions, just like a dozen of years ago and nothing has changed for these years except for some new interesting features and somewhat improved program interface.
What is special about new Winamp versions is that it can easily import your music libraries from iTunes and has a feature of auto-tagging, it means when you want to get some information about the song – here it is. Besides synchronization new Winamp offers support for some notable online services and plugins and enhanced support of audio and video playback. The software version also comes with its own built-in Web browser that lets you enjoy some web features and easily complete your tasks while listening to your music.
Another feature that is worth mentioning is easy navigation between all the categories: songs, albums, artists or genres. Everything is smooth and compact. This program allows ripping and burning CDs, listening to online radio and converting music files. Another good bonus: Winamp supports 60 (!) file formats.
As far as its disadvantages are concerned, one must admit Winamp has a bit of a memory hog and too many versions that make you feel a bit puzzled.
So, the bottom line: this mature desktop music player will fully meet your expectations if you need something simple, well-organized and functional. It doesn’t feel like you trapped in the past, when you use it now. The features introduced in the latest version make it competitive with many other music players, besides it still has its name to win users’ loyalty! Most likely users are glad it is still around.