Winamp is a proprietary media player written by Nullsoft, now a subsidiary of Time Warner. It is skinnable, multi-format freeware / shareware.The voice clarity and advanced setups are greater than default windows media player.MIDI, MOD, MP1, MP2, MP3, AAC, M4A, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WAV, WMA, Chiptunes and many other audio formats supported.AVI support, which is played through the appropriate DirectShow filters installed on the user's system; MPEG; and NSV (Nullsoft Streaming Video).Freely available access to many types of streaming media, including:
* Internet radio and Internet television (via the SHOUTcast technology).
* XM Satellite Radio.
* Music Tracks.
* Music Videos (not available in all territories).
* AOL Video Content.
* In2TV classic television programs.
* SHOUTcast Wire (podcast directory and subscription functionality).
* Singingfish audio/video search engine.
# Support for ripping data from audio CDs, optionally with CD-Text, into MP3 or AAC formats, a feature enhanced in Winamp Pro.
# Support for burning music to CDs, a feature enhanced in Winamp Pro.
# True alpha channel (per-pixel transparency).
# Support for winshade mode as well as docking, which allows Winamp to operate as an always-on-top media bar.
# Support 5.1 Surround where formats and decoders allow.
# Support Gapless playback for MP3 and AAC.