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Winamp v5.8 released - first update in 5 years!

Written by Petteri Pyyny @ 19 Oct 2018 7:45

Winamp v5.8 released - first update in 5 years! Winamp has gone through several ownership changes ever since AOL gave up hopes with the legendary music player and the program has been on permanent hiatus ever since 2013.
But finally, today, Winamp released the first update since 2013, as Winamp v5.8 beta 3306 was released officially. The rushed release was due a leak which spread the said release acorss the Net. To counter the leak, Winamp decided to release the v5.8 beta officially.

Company, which is nowadays owned by Radionomy, also announcd few days ago that it is working on first major update to Winamp in ages, Winamp 6, which is due to be released in early 2019. Winamp 6 should ba available to Windows, Android and iOS platforms when it is finally released.

And, best of all, now with the v.8 release, Winamp is 100% freeware again.

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Winamp v5.8, full version (freeware)

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