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20 years ago: Sonique vs Winamp - the era of Windows software appearance customizations
20 years ago: Sonique vs Winamp - the era of Windows software appearance customizations
Time to look back at the tech news from July, 1999 when Winamp and Sonique were fighting for the MP3 player dominance. 31 Jul 2019 - 3 comments
Winamp v5.8 released - first update in 5 years!
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 ...... 19 Oct 2018
AOL completes sale of Winamp, Shoutcast
AOL completes sale of Winamp, Shoutcast
Earlier this week, AOL completed the sale of Winamp and Shoutcast, ending a month-long search for a new owner after the company had announced it was going to shutdown the popular media player and radio service. 03 Jan 2014 - 3 comments
Spotify releases 'Spotiamp,' a new lightweight client honoring Winamp
Spotify releases 'Spotiamp,' a new lightweight client honoring Winamp
Even though Winamp's supposed shut down date of December 20th has come and gone and the software is still available, streaming giant Spotify has released a tribute to the media player, a new client dubbed Spotiamp. 23 Dec 2013
Winamp, Shoutcast live to fight another day
Winamp, Shoutcast live to fight another day
AOL, which announced last month to significant outcry that media player Winamp and its companion Shoutcast radio service would be shutting down forever, appears to have saved the companies. 21 Dec 2013
Petition to turn Winamp into open-source software hits 25,000 signatures
Petition to turn Winamp into open-source software hits 25,000 signatures
Despite rumors that Microsoft may come to save the day, one fan took matters into his own hands, starting a petition on Change.org the day of the announcement begging AOL to make the software open-source rather than shutting it down for good. 27 Nov 2013 - 2 comments
Will Microsoft ride in as white knight to save Winamp from its imminent demise?
Will Microsoft ride in as white knight to save Winamp from its imminent demise?
The outpour of support for the software was great, and a petition on Change.org reached nearly 6000 signatures overnight to save the media player or at least make it open source. 22 Nov 2013 - 82 comments
Sad news: Winamp closing down shop forever on December 20th
Sad news: Winamp closing down shop forever on December 20th
After 15 years, the end of an era is here. Media player Winamp will shut down for good on December 20th. 20 Nov 2013 - 22 comments
Winamp finally makes it to Mac, in early Sync Beta
Winamp finally makes it to Mac, in early Sync Beta
Winamp, made popular in the late 90s as a light media player with a heavy feature set, has finally made its way over to Macs. The Winamp ...... 06 Nov 2011 - 6 comments
Winamp launches Android app
Winamp launches Android app
Winamp has introduced a beta version of their Winamp for Android app this week, giving Android 2.1 (and higher) users a powerful music management ...... 01 Dec 2010 - 10 comments
     

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