The Winamp was a media player for a generation and loved by many people all over the globe. While it had its peak at a certain time, in modern era, it might feel a bit outdated. The app is now being reinvented as platform-agnostic mobile audio app. It aims are bringing together all your music and podcasts, along with streaming services, at a single platform. The launch appears to be pretty ambitious and the company states that the application is being revamped for the love of millions of people who still support it. Showing their promising intent, the company looks to update the desktop application too.
If you are unaware about the Winamp, it was an application which was pretty popular at the turn of the century. Known as one of the amazing media players, the program went through tough times under the ownership of Aol and was unable to compete with rivals like iTunes and other streaming services. Seeing a decline in its community for years now, the app appears outdated as it received the last update in 2013. But for the amusement of many individuals who look forward to the app, the substantial updates are coming.
As per the words of Alexandre Saboundjian, who is the CEO of Radionomy, the company that bought the remains of Winamp from Aol in 2014, “There will be a completely new version next year, with the legacy of Winamp but a more complete listening experience, …. You can listen to the MP3s you may have at home, but also to the cloud, to podcasts, to streaming radio stations, to a playlist you perhaps have built.”
Further adding to it, the finished by saying that people are looking up to an application that provides them a single experience and Winamp appears to be a perfect solution to it, and the company looks forward to getting the app on all the devices.
The frustrating thing about all these updates is that there aren’t any specific details about what would be changed and how is it going to work. Despite the fact that there aren’t many details, people are thrilled about the coming update. The company is promising to deliver a lot but even if they provide just a little to give people some hope that they are interested it in improving it and want to make user experience better with time, that would be a statement that many people were probably waiting for years now.