Winamp® Media Player for Windows® 7

Do you want to know about the usage of Winamp media player in Windows 7 system?

Winamp is one of the popular media players available today. And the latest among its series is Winamp 5.581. It supports most of the audio formats, like MP 3, OGG, WAV, MOD, MIDI, etc. and the video formats, like AVI, MPEG, etc. For the smooth functioning of Winamp, your system must have a minimum processor of 500MHz, at least 64MB of RAM, a free space of 15MB and a 16-bit sound card. Winamp is compatible with most of the operating systems of Microsoft and it supports Windows 2000 or later versions. Although, Windows 7 is famous for its hardware and software support, there were some incompatibilities between the beta release of Windows 7 and Winamp. Now, the latest of the Winamp is 5.581 and most of the problems have been solved.

Following is the detailed description about Winamp media player and its compatibility with Windows 7:

  • Features of Winamp

  • Compatibility of Winamp with Windows 7

  • Problem fixing

Features of Winamp

Winamp 5.581 comes with a range of advanced features. The main feature of Winamp 5.581 is that it supports most of the multimedia formats. You can select among the thousands of skins, plug-ins and visualization formats. Another feature is direct3D rendering and also you can experience new full screen OSD. You can also rip an audio CD and also can burn the multimedia files.

Compatibility of Winamp with Windows 7

The latest release of Winamp comes with the new improved features and is compatible with Windows 7. But, there are some troubles while playing HD videos. You need to make sure that you do not use damaged media file in Winamp.

Problem fixing

Not only for Winamp, for any software, the compatibility depends on the system requirements. Be sure that the system is keeping at least the minimum requirements to run Winamp media player. You should also make sure that the incompatibility issues are not because of the extra plug-in or because of the corrupted media files. By installing Windows 7 codec pack, you can also solve problem to an extent.

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