May 25th, 2006 by Keith

Winamp 5.22 Released

Posted in Fun Stuff, Utilities, Windows

Winamp

Nullsoft Winamp has released the next version of multimedia player, Winamp 5.22. Winamp is a multimedia player allowing users to playback audio and video files, supporting several file formats.


Here is the Change Log over the previous 5.21 version:

  • * New: loading of additional playlist formats: ASX/WAX/WMX/WVX, WPL, B4S
  • * New: [gen_ff] modern skin unicode support
  • * New: [in_wm] burning of DRM protected files (if allowed by content provider)
  • * New: [ml_pmp] transfer of playlists to portable devices
  • * Improved: More informative CD burning status window
  • * Improved: [gen_ff] modern skinning engine speed optimizations
  • * Improved: [in_wm] seeking improvements
  • * Improved: [in_wm] gapless WMA support
  • * Improved: [ml_nowplaying] Redesigned ‘Now Playing’ media library view
  • * Improved: [pmp_ipod] Loading times for iPods reduced
  • * Fixed: Winamp won’t restore after being minimized with a dialog box open
  • * Fixed: $abbr() title formatting lockup
  • * Fixed: Add Folder adds tracks BEFORE the last track
  • * Fixed: Clicking ‘Next’ in Fullscreen video OSD acts like clicking it twice
  • * Fixed: Rating in pledit right-click context menu always shows “No Rating”
  • * Fixed: Stop with fadeout (Shift+V) just stops playback, no fadeout
  • * Fixed: CD burning bugs and crashes
  • * Fixed: Delete key not working in Online Services or SC Wire search
  • * Fixed: [gen_jumpex] modern skin pledit docked toolbar mode not remembered
  • * Fixed: [gen_jumpex] ML size/position not remembered when switching from Classic to Modern and back to Classic skin
  • * Fixed: [gen_ml] playlists root view slowness bug
  • * Fixed: [gen_ml] Modern skin: Media Library > View (menu) > Devices
  • * Fixed: [in_midi] corrupt header crash
  • * Fixed: [in_mp4] metadata writing crash
  • * Fixed: [in_mp4] seek bug when using right arrow key
  • * Fixed: [in_mp3] MPEG-2 and MPEG-2.5 Layer 3 playback crash
  • * Fixed: [in_mp3] Winamp crashes when trying to play any wrongly named .aac file
  • * Fixed: [in_wave] WAV burning fix
  • * Fixed: [in_wave] Locking files (wav’s can’t be renamed/deleted)
  • * Fixed: [in_wm] lockup on wma with expired/unrenewable drm license
  • * Fixed: [in_wm] out of sync audio/video on some WMV streams
  • * Fixed: [in_vorbis] fullpath shown in playlist for tagless files with atf disabled
  • * Fixed: [ml_pmp] Duplicates being synchronized
  • * Fixed: [ml_pmp] Several crashes during transfers
  • * Fixed: [out_ds] Can’t select different Output Device with two active instances of out_ds
  • * Fixed: [out_ds] incorrect enumeration of stereo outputs for two of same pro soundcard
  • * Updated: [gen_tray] Tray Control 2.0 (thanks DrO)

Winamp 5.22 can be downloaded here. If you have a Pro license, you can choose to get an upgrade. The license for the Pro version can be purchased at $19.95. Alternatively, there is a limited version of Winamp, which can be downloaded for free.

With a Pro version, users can have access to unrestricted CD burning, unrestricted CD ripping as well as MP3 encoding.

One Response to “Winamp 5.22 Released”

  1. Winamp 5.24 Released » SoftSift Says:

    [...] Nullsoft Winamp has released the next version of multimedia player, Winamp 5.24, since my last review at version 5.22. Winamp is a multimedia player allowing users to playback audio and video files, supporting several file formats. [...]

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