Check out our blog piece on the history of Winamp.
Wasabi is a mostly open-source (zlib-licensed cross-platform application framework and skinnable GUI toolkit, developed by Nullsoft.
Unfortunately, it was poorly received and widely criticized.
You can extend Winamp's functionality through the use of plug-ins, which are available on the Winamp site.5.1 Surround sound is supported where formats and decoders allow.Upon release of Winamp5, Winamp3 was spun off as the ayer, an open-source equivalent to Nullsoft's Winamp.Winamp supports a wide variety of contemporary and specialized music file formats, including midi, MOD, mpeg-1 audio layers 1 and 2, AAC, M4A, flac, WAV, OGG Vorbis, and Windows Media Audio.Exe, made agent icon use configured winamp system tray icon, optimized winamp's load titles on demand logic, made faster, made winamp's internal submenu management more reliable, added skin font override preferences, and added spacebar shows current playlist item in playlist editor.Improved playlist generator, add the Winamp Toolbar and control playback from your browser (optional).Winamp has a full-featured playlist editor and a 10-band graphic equalizer with user-definable presets that can automatically load specific files.Winamp supports playback of many audio (MP3, OGG, AAC, WAV, MOD, XM, S3M, IT, midi, etc) and video types (AVI, ASF, mpeg, NSV).It has an extremely customizable media library, and allows you to rip and burn your favorite music.Winamp supports playback of Windows Media Video and Nullsoft Streaming Video, as well as most of the video formats supported by Windows Media Player.January, 22nd Safe - Freeware, winamp is a free multimedia player made by Nullsoft.Winamp supports many types of streaming media: Internet radio, Internet telelvision, XM Satellite Radio, AOL video, Singingfish content, podcasts, and RSS media feeds.Thus, Winamp 2 plus Winamp3 equals Winamp5 (released December 16, 2003).The first major update of Winamp was Winamp3.Winamp has thousands of skins and plug-ins that allow you to change the look-and-feel of the player, as well as add new features.To fix this embarrassment, Nullsoft decided to integrate Winamp3 skin and script support into the Winamp.x platform.New Windows 7 and Windows 8 support including taskbar player controls.It also plays streamed video and audio content, both live and recorded, authored worldwide.It had video support, new skinning system, and a redesign of the plug-in system.
It also has extendable support for portable media players, and users can access their media libraries anywhere via internet connections.
Winamp New Features: Wireless desktop sync with Winamp for Android iTunes Library Import, major podcast overhaul including new directory powered by Mediafly.