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Winamp going away, Winamp shutting down on December 20th
zipr
post Nov 20 2013, 20:00
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Posted on their media player page, http://www.winamp.com/media-player

Winamp.com and associated web services will no longer be available past December 20, 2013. Additionally, Winamp Media players will no longer be available for download. Please download the latest version before that date. See release notes for latest improvements to this last release.
Thanks for supporting the Winamp community for over 15 years.
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SigHunter
post Nov 21 2013, 11:22
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time for foobar to brighten up the default config ("first use experience", which is absolutely not acceptable, none of those prebuilt themes, because not everyone is a poweruser who builds his own theme with columnsUI) and get all those ex-winampers
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C.R.Helmrich
post Nov 21 2013, 12:38
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QUOTE (SigHunter @ Nov 21 2013, 12:22) *
time for foobar to brighten up the default config

I second that! Foobar needs an easier, more colorful default GUI for beginners.

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- zipr   Winamp going away   Nov 20 2013, 20:00
- - eahm   WTF? I mean, I didn't use it in the past 10 ye...   Nov 20 2013, 21:24
|- - C.R.Helmrich   QUOTE (eahm @ Nov 20 2013, 22:24) Ohh...s...   Nov 20 2013, 22:20
- - larryfine   Very very sad. Despite all the criticism Winamp i...   Nov 20 2013, 21:31
- - spoon   Would it have been any different if it was not sol...   Nov 20 2013, 22:00
- - darkbyte   That's sad. Farewell good old friend.   Nov 20 2013, 22:43
|- - TomasPin   Well, that's unfortunate. Never used it but a ...   Nov 20 2013, 23:00
|- - mzso   QUOTE (TomasPin @ Nov 20 2013, 23:00) Wel...   Nov 21 2013, 20:55
- - JJZolx   I still use it as my music player on Windows, alth...   Nov 20 2013, 23:37
- - crazee_canuck   I stopped using it when I jumped ship to Linux. It...   Nov 20 2013, 23:45
- - DVDdoug   If they're just going to "throw it away...   Nov 21 2013, 00:12
- - xnor   R.I.P.   Nov 21 2013, 00:18
- - Heliologue   I can't say I know anyone who's used it wi...   Nov 21 2013, 02:12
- - Canar   *looks for benski* Good night, sweet prince. Win...   Nov 21 2013, 04:21
|- - extrabigmehdi   It was so abruptly discontinued, with no explanati...   Nov 21 2013, 05:11
|- - benski   QUOTE (Canar @ Nov 20 2013, 23:21) *looks...   Nov 21 2013, 18:36
|- - moozooh   QUOTE (Canar @ Nov 21 2013, 07:21) Good n...   Mar 18 2014, 23:09
- - polemon   The SHOUTcast D.N.A.S. kinda spurred the creation ...   Nov 21 2013, 05:47
- - polemon   One other thing I forgot in my previous post: The ...   Nov 21 2013, 06:07
- - LithosZA   R.I.P. I only used Winamp in the 90s and early 200...   Nov 21 2013, 06:25
|- - polemon   QUOTE (LithosZA @ Nov 21 2013, 06:25) Ice...   Nov 21 2013, 12:40
- - Elbart   This really whips the llama's ass.   Nov 21 2013, 07:59
- - mudlord   Time to fire up the debugger again.   Nov 21 2013, 09:40
- - marc2003   stopping development is one thing but shutting dow...   Nov 21 2013, 10:23
- - SigHunter   time for foobar to brighten up the default config ...   Nov 21 2013, 11:22
|- - C.R.Helmrich   QUOTE (SigHunter @ Nov 21 2013, 12:22) ti...   Nov 21 2013, 12:38
||- - marc2003   QUOTE (C.R.Helmrich @ Nov 21 2013, 11:38)...   Nov 21 2013, 13:16
|- - dhromed   QUOTE (SigHunter @ Nov 21 2013, 11:22) (...   Nov 21 2013, 13:58
||- - polemon   QUOTE (dhromed @ Nov 21 2013, 13:58) I...   Nov 21 2013, 22:16
|- - foosion   This brings back quite a few memories. Fond ones m...   Nov 22 2013, 14:54
- - nu774   I think real beginners are just using WMP, iTunes ...   Nov 21 2013, 13:55
- - bilbo   I think Winamp lost a golden opportunity with the ...   Nov 21 2013, 14:48
|- - extrabigmehdi   QUOTE (bilbo @ Nov 21 2013, 13:48) I thin...   Nov 21 2013, 15:22
- - greynol   http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index....st...   Nov 21 2013, 16:02
|- - eahm   QUOTE (C.R.Helmrich @ Nov 20 2013, 14:20)...   Nov 21 2013, 17:34
|- - ktf   QUOTE (eahm @ Nov 21 2013, 17:34) I cring...   Nov 21 2013, 17:48
|- - eahm   ktf, you're right, apologize about that.   Nov 21 2013, 17:53
- - Dr. Strangelove   I switched to foobar long ago, but I still remembe...   Nov 21 2013, 19:18
- - woody_woodward   I've used Winamp from the get go. Never had s...   Nov 21 2013, 19:31
|- - lvqcl   QUOTE (woody_woodward @ Nov 21 2013, 22:3...   Nov 21 2013, 20:25
|- - Brazil2   QUOTE (woody_woodward @ Nov 21 2013, 19:3...   Nov 21 2013, 21:01
- - includemeout   A really sad demise. I'll always cherish that...   Nov 21 2013, 19:59
- - includemeout   QUOTE (woody_woodward @ Nov 21 2013, 20:3...   Nov 21 2013, 20:03
- - LithosZA   QUOTE (woody_woodward @ Nov 21 2013, 20:3...   Nov 21 2013, 20:16
- - Bill02888   At my wedding on 9/27/9 I had a Winamp playlist lo...   Nov 21 2013, 22:50
- - naturfreak   What do you guys think about the rumor that Micros...   Nov 21 2013, 22:58
|- - Rarn   QUOTE (naturfreak @ Nov 21 2013, 17:58) W...   Nov 21 2013, 23:37
|- - C.R.Helmrich   QUOTE (naturfreak @ Nov 21 2013, 23:58) h...   Nov 22 2013, 11:07
- - William   It's been a while since I last logged in here....   Nov 22 2013, 01:34
- - 2Bdecided   I'd just like to echo all the other sentiments...   Nov 22 2013, 11:34
- - marc2003   @C.R.Helmrich foobar already offers more flexibil...   Nov 22 2013, 11:35
|- - extrabigmehdi   QUOTE (marc2003 @ Nov 22 2013, 10:35) @C....   Nov 22 2013, 14:12
|- - C.R.Helmrich   QUOTE (marc2003 @ Nov 22 2013, 12:35) foo...   Nov 22 2013, 20:58
- - papadoc   QUOTE (William @ Nov 21 2013, 18:34) It...   Nov 22 2013, 16:26
- - binaryhermit   If Microsoft buys Winamp, it wouldn't shock me...   Nov 22 2013, 17:53
- - db1989   Not sure where to begin pruning, so I shall refrai...   Nov 22 2013, 22:29
- - DigitalDictator   I Use Winamp all the time when I convert my FLAC...   Nov 23 2013, 01:02
- - greynol   Winamp 5.35 was (and on some PCs still is) my defa...   Nov 23 2013, 02:05
|- - TomasPin   QUOTE (greynol @ Nov 22 2013, 22:05) It s...   Nov 23 2013, 02:24
|- - eahm   QUOTE (TomasPin @ Nov 22 2013, 18:24) QUO...   Nov 23 2013, 03:03
- - andrew_berge   There's a petition going with 13000 signatures...   Nov 25 2013, 19:02
- - marc2003   13000... is that it? i'd have expected a lot ...   Nov 25 2013, 19:39
- - includemeout   QUOTE (andrew_berge @ Nov 25 2013, 20:02)...   Nov 25 2013, 19:53
- - kode54   Also, I doubt that any of those people are expecti...   Nov 27 2013, 08:35
- - mudlord   Course not, they expect the codebase to be perfect...   Nov 28 2013, 04:00
- - mire777   Although i do not use winamp for years, i'm so...   Nov 28 2013, 05:55
- - antman   I'm with greynol, I kept Winamp 5.35 around th...   Nov 28 2013, 20:02
- - includemeout   Not wanting to divert off topic, but I've star...   Nov 29 2013, 01:57
- - Meeko   Heard the news, and all I can say is RIP winamp. ...   Nov 29 2013, 19:41
- - westgroveg   Below is a good read: http://arstechnica.com/busi...   Dec 6 2013, 01:29
- - Azevedo   I remember it like 1998 (?) when it was at it...   Dec 18 2013, 19:49
- - nastea   The best thing of winamp: the 5 second skip (right...   Dec 19 2013, 05:05
|- - eahm   QUOTE (nastea @ Dec 18 2013, 21:05) The b...   Dec 19 2013, 05:10
- - nastea   I did not know that. Thanks very much. I'm ...   Dec 19 2013, 05:16
- - musikomaniak   I have been using Winamp for many years, until I d...   Dec 20 2013, 17:24
- - Destroid   http://techcrunch.com/2014/01/01/aol-sells...ator-...   Jan 2 2014, 04:42
- - Niwatori   ... This is one sad news for me ... i have great ...   Jan 4 2014, 12:55
- - C.R.Helmrich   Now it's official: www.prnewswire.com/news-rel...   Jan 14 2014, 16:49
- - includemeout   Hooray! But the linked page autoloads into au...   Jan 14 2014, 17:28
|- - C.R.Helmrich   QUOTE (includemeout @ Jan 14 2014, 18:28)...   Jan 14 2014, 23:03
- - marc2003   the cynic in me thinks a lot of winamp users are n...   Jan 14 2014, 17:35
- - includemeout   If I caught his drift properly, I think he means i...   Jan 15 2014, 03:04
- - Canar   Yeah, people paying money to show support for soft...   Jan 16 2014, 04:58
- - smok3   QUOTE (Canar @ Jan 16 2014, 04:58) Yeah, ...   Jan 16 2014, 11:09
|- - ksx4system   QUOTE (smok3 @ Jan 16 2014, 11:09) Or for...   Feb 21 2014, 22:55
- - Mach-X   I'm not sure why winamp faded in popularity th...   Feb 22 2014, 07:56


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