Despite having been available in the Android Market in beta form for a while now, Winamp for Android was never really officially announced by AOL. Today however, they've updated the app and put the official stamp of greatness on it, including full Shoutcast support. As noted on the Winamp blog, this release pushes Winamp to version 0.9.2 and adds a ton of new features to the already awesome media player. Hit the break for the download and full rundown of features. Be sure to check out our hands on review if you want to see it in action. [Winamp Blog]
What's New in Winamp for Android beta (0.9.2)?
Wireless Desktop Sync
No need to tie your Android phone down. Enable Wi-Fi sync and leave your cable behind. Now your playlists are also synced wirelessly.
Extend your listening experience beyond your own library. Search, Favorite and play over 40,000 internet radio stations.
Android Widget Players & Shortcuts
Now in addition to the standard widget there is a new smaller (4x1) widget. You can also add your favorite playlists to your Android home screen, as well as enable playback control from the lock-screen.
Displays song info, album art and more. Press and hold on the song info to interact with other apps like Pandora, YouTube and the Amazon MP3 Store (requires that these additional apps are installed on your device). Get Artist information like bios, pictures, and more by clicking on the info icon.
Persistent Player Controls
Intuitive interface with player controls that are always available. Quickly pause, change tracks, manage your play queue, see what's playing and access the Winamp Home screen.
Play Queue Management
The play queue is a temporary track listing that allows you to easily see what's playing next, jump ahead or change the order of tracks in your queue. And if you like, save it as a playlist.
Supports scrobbling with the Last.fm app installed (on your Android device). Capture all of your mobile listening history in real time.
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