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AOL 6.0 contains new AOL Media Player -- powered by WinAMP

Written by Petteri Pyyny (Google+) @ 30 Oct 2000 18:09

AOL 6.0 was recently launched. For those who don't know what the heck AOL x.0 is (then you're very probably European) - AOL is the world's biggest ISP and they have their own propietary software package that contains tons of stuff in it, including their own branded browser (based currently on MSIE).
AOL Media Player says on its window: "Powered by WinAMP". But it does lotsa more than WinAMP v2.x - it plays basically all available media formats, including video formats. And therefor it gives you very straight idea what you should expect from WinAMP 3.0, since this basically has core of that player in it.

With this player, AOL finally gets into the media game big time, starting a war against Microsoft, Real, Yahoo, Lycos, etc.. And yes, they have the media power behind them -- TimeWarner as a media provider and WinAMP as software provider.

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