Some people may be interested in how the Save Winamp Petition and website came about, how I got involved, what we achieved etc. I think it will prove a readable interesting story..I hope so anyway..
Well there I was browsing the Winamp Forum one day when I saw the thread re the ending of Winamp. I was absolutely gobsmacked.
This fantastic player which had lived on my desktop forever was about to be shut down on 20th December 2013. Just like that, no real explanation, just a short paragraph.
I, like thousands of others started questioning….Why close Winamp? Why no discussion as to options? Why have we not been asked to contribute and help with solutions as to what could be done? Why can’t it be made open source for the masses?
Many more questions were asked, all to dead ears, the silence was eerie. It seemed definite that the end WAS coming.
I posted a separate thread that we should start a Petition. Someone quickly suggested that it should be setup properly rather than in a Winamp Forum thread. So I quickly setup the Save Winamp Petition which was first named Save Winamp – Let It go Open Source…
Within hours it was obvious that it was not thousands of people who loved Winamp and wanted it to live on, it was millions!
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We did have a forum when the original Winamp forum was threatened to close but that’s no longer the case. Rather than have another forum we decided to try a different approach with Facebook.
Since we’ve started the Facebook Group we’ve had a huge amount of members join in a very short time. Facebook seems to fit into peoples lives easier than a forum. Updates are instant and easily available on all devices from Smart Phone to PC.
But I Hate Facebook!
We realise that some people still don’t like Facebook, all we ask is that you give it a try. There are ad blockers for Firefox and Chrome browsers that will make the experience less intruding, in fact I very rarely see any ads at all.
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Great news...Facebook now accepts and plays animated gifs...whoohoo
tell fucking winamp we don't give a shit about what they ware accepting, just to get on to release the new fucking version.
Over the last day or so I downsized from a desktop PC as a server for my Winamp/SHOUTcast setup to a Intel Compute Stick! I do seem to have a issue with the resumer plug in, in that it crashes Winamp after a few minutes. I didn't even shamelessly ...
Resumer Plugin The simplest and most reliable resumer IMO Set it to 20secs and you are done.
The RealAudio audio format developed by RealNetworks was released in April 1995. Initially, it used a low bitrate format (.ra and .ram extensions) for dialup modems and was the preferred streaming format for internet radio for about 5 years until ...
Hiya, could I please ask a favour and ask you to post the Winamp apk file again for the pro copy. I got a new phone and forgot to copy Winamp across and the one I got from my hubby is not the pro one so I can't play with the equalizer..... Please ...
Welcome to Radionomy Belgium. Feel free to take a look around... :-) http://firstname.lastname@example.org,4.302412,213.63h,-1.29p,1.33z
Welcome Jeff Tomlinson. Like your work..:-)
So is there any news one when the new winamp is going to be released?
I bet Verizon would have done something better with Winamp.
Updates...real people (Justin!) communicating with users....read and feel the passion....1998 https://web.archive.org/web/19990223222104/http://www.winamp.com/winamp/finger.html
One of the first Press Releases from Winamp....1998 TWO ONLINE MUSIC TITANS TO IMPROVE MUSIC EXPERIENCE Winamp and MP3.com partner to create next generation MP3 music experience November 2nd, 1998 - Los Angeles, California -- Nullsoft, Inc., de...
http://www.angelfire.com/home/dcau/Winamp/complete.html So I stumbled onto this just now and thought I'd share. If anyone is interested in Anime/Cartoon WA skins, there’s a fair share of them here.
I've seen various permutations of this problem posted, but the solutions aren't applicable to me. My *very* well tested Winamp recently underwent one change: I started using the WinampMatrixMixer plugin, which basically implements AC3Filter under...
Mission statement for Winamp...1998 Our mission is to provide the most compelling, entertaining platform for listening to high-fidelity digital music. We believe the platform we have created is ideally suited for many uses, including independent ...
You wanted an Windows 98 styled Winamp? You get it. Basically it's Wineamp only with the standart Windows 98 color scheme, oh yea.