Almost computer user now about Winamp, one of the earliest and popular desktop music player. Winamp initially only focus on music player but then it’s also support for video player and radio streaming player. Many people like using Winamp although there are many alternative on the net. Unfortunately after over 15 years AOL as Winamp’s owner decide to close this software on December 20, 2013. You can’t download Winamp Media players again from Winamp site after that date. There is still a hope that Winamp will be continued if Microsoft decide to buy it. But if this is not true then you don’t worry because there are some good and free music player that can be used as Winamp alternative.
This posting is only focus about simple music player software like Winamp Lite (Classic) or just simple music player only without video support
Here 5 music player for Windows OS alternative to Winamp Lite. The list is in alphabet order
AIMP3 is a music player support over twenty audio formats and designed with sound quality and wide. Audio processed in 32-bit for crystal-clear sound and support 18-band graphics equalizer with extra built-in sound effects. AIMP3 can convert AudioCD to MP3, OGG, WAV or WMA, grab sound from any audio device on PC to MP3, OGG, WAV or WMA formats and edit track.
CrystalWolf Audio Player supports 20 popular audio formats, including MP3, WMA, WAV, OGG Vorbis, AAC, MP4, M4a and others. The interface is simple and only offers standard playback controls and a small spectrum analyzer. Other features include support for drag&drop, playback control from a system tray icon, support for CUE sheets and ID3 tags.
GOM Audio is lightweight audio player from the makers of GOM Video player support popular audio format like mp3, m4a, ogg, etc. GOM Audio is suitable for user who want simple music player with standart feature like Winamp Clasic has. This player doesn’t support media library but it support tab playlist. You can create more then one lists on playlist windows. Just like tab browser. Except for listening music, GOM Audio can be used to listen streaming radio too.
Xion PLayer is lightweight audio player with unique interface skins which can directly read a .PSD file and using layer names to change the skin. Xion Player can play popular audio formats, stream the audio and radio online station. It comes with 10 band equalizer with presets with standard audion music player software. You can also run this software from usb flash disk because there is portable version instead installer version.
XMPlay is lightweight music player software with standard features and can be used without install it on PC. This software is older music player like Winamp. XMPlay supIf you just want to try port almost all audio formats like OGG, MP3, MP2, MP1, WMA, WAV, AIFF, CDA, MO3, IT, XM, S3M, MTM, MOD, UMX.
Leave your comment if you know another good but simple audio player software besides that list.