About ten days ago, a report emerged online suggesting that Winamp could be revived, from its slumber.
The app has literally been dead, since Radionomy acquired the rights for Winamp, from AOL, in 2013.
The music player, along with ShoutCAST, was recently sold to Vivendi. And it is believed that the new owners, are likely to publish an update for the app, perhaps to profit from it.
Winamp’s website however mentions literally nothing about the acquisition, and the design has been “coming soon” for the past two years. And though the download links have been removed from the official portal, the app continues to exist in unofficial mirrors [...]
Winamp, is a name not soon to be forgotten, and probably will not.
Once, the most popular audio player for PCs, it still continues to have a large userbase.
If you are wondering what the melancholy is about, it is because every Winamp user, would be sad, when thinking about what happened last year. Popular American company, AOL, after plans of killing the app, instead sold the rights of Winamp (alongwith ShoutCAST) to Radionomy, a Belgian company, known for its Online Radio service.
A redisgned homepage with the words “coming soon” did have the apps users rejoicing for a while, but Radionomy has not in the least helped keep WinAmp alive, in [...]