Winamp is the music software that just won’t die. In the first update in four years, the producers described it as the “culmination” of years of hard work, including two teams and a pandemic-dictated hiatus. The result is a lot of under-the-hood upgrades and improvements, but it’s still the music player a lot of us remember.
Once upon a time, Winamp was the MP3 software of choice, where many of us kept our music files from fledgling digital stores and peer-to-peer apps. Parent company AOL (which was also once Engadget’s owner) shut down work in , years after the likes of Spotify took hold. But, following an acquisition by Radionomy, Winamp lives on. Still.
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