Remember Winamp? It's still good! It hasn't changed much in the past decade but why mess with a classic? Winamp revolves around the playlist and has many features and hotkeys to help you build a song mix with ease. Fire up Winamp, throw on some Nirvana and cutoffs and remember the 90s.
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Pro Functionality can be extended via plugins
A wide variety of DSP, input, and visualization plugins have been created by the community.
Pro A huge selection of skins are available
Winamp allows skinning the interface and there are thousands of community created skins available.
Pro RSS, Atom Podcasts, and Internet Radio streams (among other modern features) are available
Modern features are essential for power listeners nowadays, proving that Winamp (while an old app) still offers features users look for in a modern player.
Pro Good sound quality
The sound quality of Winamp is good, especially with DSP plugins like enhancer.
Pro HTTP streaming support
HTTP streaming is necessary for both live and on-demand content, which it can deliver without lengthy buffering or waiting periods. It is also less susceptible to network hiccups than other forms of streaming.
The last stable release of Winamp was published on December 12th, 2013.
Con Relatively poor quality audio
Compared to other players, Winamp doesn't offer high quality audio.