Winamp Major Update To V1.1


Winamp application for Android, reached 4 million downloads which made it one of the most popular Android media managers on the market right now.

What i really like about the winamp is the LlamaDroid logo, isnt it great looking? Here is a list of the new added features along with the imporvements made so far:

New Features:
* Additional Free Music – listen to the newest releases with Full CD Listening Party
* SHOUTcast now available on most Android 2.1 devices
* Streaming playback now powered by a new native Winamp media engine
* Updated SHOUTcast Featured Station List
* New Languages: Simplified Chinese & Traditional Chinese


Press Update Release

The latest release of Winamp for Android v1.1 offers users even more free music! In our previous release we introduced free downloads with¬†Spinner’s MP3 of the Day. From the app’s Home screen, select “Free Music” and then tap on “Spinner” and you’ll have the option to play (stream) any of the tracks from the last 20 days. You can download the free MP3 tracks individually, or stream them all like a playlist. Check back daily for new free MP3s!

In addition to free Spinner MP3 of the Day tracks, the new Winamp for Android 1.1 offers¬†Full CD Listening Party. With the CD Listening Party, you’ll have free access to the hottest new full-length albums (streaming playback only). Each week the list of available albums is updated with the latest releases from the most popular artists. From the Home screen, select “Free Music” and then tap on “Full CD Listening Party”. This week you can stream full albums from David Bowie, Depeche Mode & Def Leppard… just to name a few. Check back weekly for new free albums!

SHOUTcast in Winamp for Android 1.1 is better, faster & stronger than ever!

The Winamp & SHOUTcast dev teams are dedicated to bringing you the best SHOUTcast Radio experience on Android and have been hard at work improving playback fidelity. The improved playback experience is available through our new native streaming media engine which also enables us to offer SHOUTcast on a wider range of devices including most devices running the Android 2.1 OS. Previously, SHOUTcast was only available on Android 2.2 & above. Also, be sure to check the updated “Featured Stations”.

Finally, with the 1.1 release Winamp for Android introduces two additional languages: Simplified & Traditional Chinese. Winamp for Android now supports a total of 14 languages including: English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish & Turkish.

Thanks again for making Winamp the premier media manager on the Android platform. Please keep your feedback and feature requests coming and visit our product blog often because in the next few months we plan on launching a lot of the great features that you’ve all been asking for!