Winamp Logo – Winamp is a multimedia player, for the platform Microsoft Windows created on April 21, 1997 and distributed free by the company U.S. Nullsoft, now a subsidiary of Time Warner. Its creator was the programmer and hacker Justin Frankel, although there is currently a team of programmers dedicated to the development of Winamp.
Winamp is popular, among other things, to use fewer resources during its execution, having a user interface simple and easy to use, besides being one of the first Windows applications to adopt the concept of covers or skins, with which it is can completely change the look of the GUI. Despite not being the first application using this concept, Winamp was one of its greatest exponents and thanks to its initial popularity, many other applications also began to use covers for their interfaces. Currently, most media players for the Windows platform using covers, including the player Microsoft, Windows Media Player.
The program official text is in English, but there are Spanish translations are made by the users themselves, but from the 5531 version in the installer is the option to install in Spanish (International Literacy). Also you can add language packs for installing new languages (extension WLZ).