Winamp has released a major update of its music application for Android platform, bringing in some new exciting features. Winamp for Android is a music player that offers several popular features of the program’s desktop version.
The new Winamp app will let users listen to all new releases from AOL’s Full CD Listening Party website for free and also MP3 of the day. Available for Android 2.1 or higher running devices, the new Winamp for Android 1.1 app is available as free download from the Android Market.
The Winamp app brings several useful features such as wireless desktop sync feature, importing iTunes library and also listen to your favourite genre from thousands of Internet based radio stations using the SHOUTcast feature. Previously the SHOUTcast feature was limited only to Android 2.2 Froyo or higher update running devices.
The recent build brings improved SHOUTcast performance with featured station list and streaming playback functions with its improved native media engine.
The app also brings supports to 14 more languages which include traditional as well as simplified Chinese. It’s one must have music player app for Android smartphone owners. The app doesn’t offer support to play video files for Android platform yet.