So Long Winamp Thanks For All The Fish….

I’ve been a Winamp user since 1999 and on the whole its been OK until recently.

I was just messing around on Windows 10 just now with a playlist (.m3u) file and wanted to test/play it in Winamp.

I clicked on “Open with Winamp” & Winamp just froze on startup it couldn’t find the soundcard, I had to use task manager to kill the process. I tried again but the soundcard issue was still stopping it from firing up correctly.

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Last updated on: 18th August 2019
at 18:32 PM Europe/London

Bad Software Practices?

I really wish certain people on the Internet would keep their opinions about me to themselves.

I’ve recently been accused of Bad Software Practices because of the way I promote Radio DJ over other paid for software.

I regularly test the demo’s of paid for radio automation software and find some (most) of them don’t perform as well as free radio software offerings such as RadioDJ.

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Last updated on: 4th November 2019
at 09:15 AM Europe/London

New Winamp Why So Long?

It’s been a long time since AOL announced Winamp and Shoutcast were to be discontinued way back in 2013.

I’ve been watching the Winamp/Shoutcast forums closely ever since.

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Last updated on: 22nd October 2018
at 10:04 AM Europe/London

Why Bother With Winamp? (Radio Automation)

I can’t help but notice that people are still using Winamp for the output of their Internet radio stations.

While Winamp is a great little media player things have moved on since the release of Winamp 20 or so years ago.

Winamp is only really suitable for listening to an album or Internet radio stream BUT its nowhere near suitable for automating your stations output.

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Last updated on: 19th October 2019
at 13:06 PM Europe/London

Using Winamp To Automate A Radio Station?

Saw a topic on the Winamp forums from a user wanting to use Winamp Pro to automate the music for their radio station.

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Last updated on: 2nd November 2019
at 15:49 PM Europe/London

Winamp Feature Req: Smart Crossfade

A user has posted on the feature request section of the Winamp forums asking the developers to include “Smart crossfading” in the next version.

Winamp

Any improvement in crossfading between tracks in Winamp would be welcomed.

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Last updated on: 15th July 2019
at 10:12 AM Europe/London

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