Winamp - media player

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Re: Winamp - media player

#16 Post by joby_toss » Sat Jul 30, 2022 9:38 am

New development version out:
https://download.nullsoft.com/winamp/client/

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I don't like where the "new" Winamp is heading, but I am old and dusty.

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Re: Winamp - media player

#17 Post by freakazoid » Sat Jul 30, 2022 11:18 am

joby_toss wrote:
Sat Jul 30, 2022 9:38 am
New development version out:
https://download.nullsoft.com/winamp/client/

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I don't like where the "new" Winamp is heading, but I am old and dusty.
Whoa! Took Radionomy that long to get a new release out after acquiring from the ashes of AOL. I don't count v5.8. See https://teddit.net/r/winamp/comments/as ... e/egr7i84/.
is it stealth? ;)

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Re: Winamp - media player

#18 Post by freakazoid » Sat Jul 30, 2022 9:37 pm

Looks like v5.9 is not a great release - https://nitter.it/0x5066/status/1552694428007112705. Stick with WACUP.
is it stealth? ;)

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Re: Winamp - media player

#19 Post by webfork » Mon Aug 01, 2022 5:47 am

freakazoid wrote:
Sat Jul 30, 2022 9:37 pm
Looks like v5.9 is not a great release - https://nitter.it/0x5066/status/1552694428007112705. Stick with WACUP.
Good to know. It does underline how there's a way to make Winamp correctly, and they're not doing it.

I'm not that mad I guess because the team behind Winamp also developed Gnutella, WASTE, and the Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (NSIS). Those were major changes in the world of freeware and I'm still seeing ancestors of all those tools today. In other words, that's coming from a very talented development team and I'm sure it's hard to get together a group that can follow it.

Still, its a little disappointing that they effectively slipped on a banana peel right out of the gate.

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