But there was such a time—and even after "MP3" entered the mainstream, organizing, ripping, and playing back one's music collection remained a clunky and frustrating experience. Enter Winamp , the skin-able, customizable MP3 player that "really whips the llama's ass. Winamp's year anniversary is now upon us, with little fanfare. It certainly had the opportunity. Justin Frankel, Winamp's primary developer, seems to concur in an interview he gave to BetaNews. He declined to be interviewed for this article.
Winamp for Android: Does It Whip The Llama’s Ass?
Winamp Easter Egg - Llama Message
T he legendary music player Winamp is finally getting its much-needed makeover for its return next year. It is being revamped as a mobile app that will let you stream music from radio stations, listen to songs from your playlists, or run podcasts and more. Winamp was first released in , and it was a popular media player that experienced a huge rise before it was sold to AOL in The last time it was updated was in , so the news of its revival is a longstanding one. As a Winamp fan myself, I cannot wait to relive my childhood memories with the media player. About a month ago, a new beta version 5. A large number of users have downloaded the file till now.
The Winamp Skin Museum really whips the llama's ass
I recently had the joy of setting up a new smartphone. One of my probably not so efficient habits while doing this was browsing through all my Play Store apps to install the ones I needed. Just before the list ended, I was suddenly struck with one almost-forgotten app: Winamp. Yes, that was something.
The charmingly outdated media player Winamp is being reinvented as a platform-agnostic mobile audio app that brings together all your music, podcasts and streaming services to a single location. And we want people to have it on every device. Laugh if you want but I laugh back. Winamp 2 and 5 have taken me all the way from Windows 98 SE to 10 with nary a hiccup, and the player is docked just to the right of this browser window as I type this. Winamp has as many as a hundred million monthly users, most of whom are outside the U.