Top Winamp Alternatives!


Winamp was a media player which was developed by the company Nullsoft, which was later sold to AOL in 1999 which was again acquired by Radionomy in 2014.  It was a legacy media player and was the most loved player ever. It was easy to use and had tons of features. In the last few years, Winamp’s development has mostly stopped and the legacy of the software has come to an end. People are looking out for some modern alternatives of Winamp. Therefore, here is a list of some of the best Winamp alternatives.

1. MediaMonkey


MediaMonkey is an awesome Winamp alternative. It supports nearly all music formats. The best thing is that you can play both offline as well as online songs and also sync over all your Android and Windows devices. The app has a modern design and loved by many. It is also compatible with Smart TVs which makes it a very flexible media player.



AIMP is a freeware audio player many features and people love it due to its simplicity. AIMP is one of the best alternative of Winamp. Just load up your music library, and enjoy it with AIMP’s 32-bit audio processing for a great experience. It comes with a number of audio effects, such as Flanger and Voice remover, and can even record Internet radio to standard audio files format.

3. Foobar2000


Foobar200 is one of the most flexible extensive media player developed by a former contract company of Nullsoft. The media player looks dated but has tons of features like Winamp. The player has a modular design and can be highly customized by the user like you can Album art, Track info, Playlist, Spectrogram modules, and much more. The app also has a wide range of codec support. But the software is only available for Windows platform.

4. MusicBee


MusicBee is one of the most popular Winamp alternatives. It is a free-to-use and lightweight music player similar to Winamp. It has very good codec support. It has made major improvements in the past few years. It has become a full-fledged modern media player. Most importantly, it’s very lightweight, and the download size is just <10MB. But the only limitation is that the software is only available for Windows.

5. Winyl


Winyl is a digital audio player and music library application for organizing and playing audio. It offers great new ways to organize and enjoy all your music. It is a free-to-use and lightweight music player similar to Winamp. It has very good codec support. But the only limitation is that the software is only available for Windows.

6. JetAudio Basic


JetAudio is one of the media players which is the closest to Winamp. Even they are dated in the same period. But JetAudio is a full-fledged multimedia player and does every job which Winamp can do. This includes basic media playback, metadata editing, CD ripping and burning, data conversion, sound recording, Internet radio broadcasting and much more. The player has excellent support of codecs which makes it one of the best alternative. The player is available on Windows, Android, and iOS platforms only.

7. VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player is an open-source media player which is quite popular. The software looks old but has tons of features. It supports almost all codecs and has support for software accelerated multimedia too for legacy systems. You can convert edit metadata of media files, download media from the web, convert media file formats, and much more. The best thing is that the VLC Media player is that it has support to all major platforms like Windows, Linux, macOS, and Android.

We hope you have got your desired alternative of Winamp. We also hope that Winamp also gets revived properly by Radionomy soon. With that said, which is your current media player.

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