Winamp 5.63 Build 3234 released

Winamp supports a wide variety of contemporary and specialized music file formats, including MIDI, MOD, MPEG-1 audio layers 1 and 2, AAC, M4A, FLAC, WAV, OGG Vorbis, and Windows Media Audio. It supports gapless playback for MP3 and AAC, and Replay Gain for volume leveling across tracks. In addition, Winamp can play and import music from audio CDs, optionally with CD-Text, and can also burn music to CDs. Winamp supports playback of Windows Media Video and Nullsoft Streaming Video, as well as most of the video formats supported by Windows Media Player. 5.1 Surround sound is supported where formats and decoders allow.

Winamp supports many types of streaming media: Internet radio, Internet telelvision, XM Satellite Radio, AOL video, Singingfish content, podcasts, and RSS media feeds. It also has extendable support for portable media players, and users can access their media libraries anywhere via internet connections.

You can extend Winamp's functionality through the use of plug-ins, which are available on the Winamp site.


  • New: Hungarian and Indonesian installer translations and language packs
  • New: [enc_vorbis] Ogg Vorbis Encoder (based on aoTuV)
  • Improved: Shift+F10 app key support in the Media Library
  • Improved: [enc_fhgaac] Added VBR mode 6, plus other minor quality improvements
  • Improved: [in_mod] Refactored, simplified and threadsafe memory allocation
  • Improved: [ml_history] Save playcounts when updated instead of only on exit
  • Improved: [ml_local] Increased search query buffers from 512 or 1024 to 2048 bytes
  • Improved: [gen_hotkeys] Added manual advance and visualization specific actions
  • Fixed: Embedded album art not working in some scenarios
  • Fixed: [aacdec] Memory leak when re-syncing to AAC stream
  • Fixed: [bmp] Bounds checking in TSCC decoder
  • Fixed: [bmp] Heap overflow issues (thanks: Secunia)
  • Fixed: [in_avi] Divide-by-zero and NULL pointer issues (thanks: FuzzMyApp)
  • Fixed: [in_mod] .IT memory & heap corruption issues (thanks: Jeremy Brown, MSVR)
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Crash in MLDBAPI::SetField cache
  • Fixed: [pmp_android/usb] Genre and Year metadata edits writing to Disc# field
  • Fixed: [vis_milk2] Presets not reacting to music in localized installs (Milkdrop v2.25)
  • Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Updated: [aacdec] Fraunhofer AAC Decoder v1.762.208
  • Updated: [in_vorbis] libogg 1.3.0 & libvorbis 1.3.3
  • Updated: [lame_enc] LAME 3.99.5
  • Updated: [png] libpng v1.5.10
  • Updated: [vp8] libvpx v1.1.0
  • Updated: [xml] expat v2.1.0
  • Updated: [zlib.dll] zlib 1.2.7

Download: Winamp 5.63 Build 3234 Full | 12.0 MB (US English version, Freeware)
Download: Winamp 5.63 Build 3234 Full | 16.5 MB (Multi-national installer, Freeware)
Download: Winamp 5.63 Build 3234 Lite | 3.9 MB (basic 2.x-style mp3/cd player, Freeware)
Download: Winamp 5.63 Build 3234 Pro | 16.3 MB (Shareware)
View: Winamp Home page | Release Notes

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Yeah I remember, summer of 97 I got a game CD(Jazz Jackrabbit 2) which contains many folders with music bands name and each folders had files with .mp3 format... It took me time to understand what are those format and also found Winamp 1.x on CD to play my first MP3s...

btw, that CD also contained Chernobyl virus aka CIH/95

Good old Memories...Yeah good old memo

Wow, this is still alive, pretty amazing! I stopped using this after having a lot of headaches with BSOD using, Windows.. ehh... I guess it was 98 or XP, my computer was fully stable but this was the only app that caused me a lot of problems

I still use winamp!!! It's the 1st software I installed on a new format (after drivers).
I love the classic just WORKS. I don't need any fancy GUI.

freedonX said,
I still use winamp!!! It's the 1st software I installed on a new format (after drivers).
I love the classic just WORKS. I don't need any fancy GUI.

+1 The classic skin rules!

Didn't know they still made this... Last version I used was 2.6 or something. Gotta check it out, and bring back some good old memories