Winamp for Android is an attractive mobile music player with options for syncing audio to your phone over WiFi.
The application provides an easy way to listen to music on your device. The user interface in Winamp furnishes you with simple player controls for fast access to your music, and an easy way to switch between tracks. There are options for shuffling and repeating your tracks, and Winamp for Android also lets you create playlists.
The main Winamp menu provides the ability to browse audio by artist, by album, by songs, or by playlist. It also lets you view your playback history, and perform searches by artist, album or song. Of course, another key feature of the app is that it allows you to quickly sync music from your the Winamp desktop client to your phone over WiFi.
This Android version of Winamp is still in beta phase, so it isn't the finished article yet. In fact, it feels pretty light on features when compared with the Windows version of the program. For example, there's no EQ, skins, visualization, or SHOUTcast radio support.
Winamp is generally very easy to get around, but we found the playlist editor to be a bit clunky. You're not able to browse for a track to add from within the Playlist screen (which you can do with the default Android music player). Instead, you have to move a song to the playlist from the player screen, which is a bit annoying.
Overall though, Winamp makes for a more enjoyable way to enjoy music on your phone than the standard player that comes with the OS.
- New: Support for Korean language
- Fixed: Album Washer crash on Jellybean 4.2.1
- Fixed: Cyrillic language display in Winamp in-app store
- Fixed: Crash when manually entering SHOUTcast station
- Improved: Winamp home screen UI on high resolution screens