Winamp’s user interface, at least the classic one, might seem a little antiquated and definitely not within the boundaries of more modern user interfaces these days, but it does hold a lot of nostalgia to music lovers who have enjoyed using Winamp as their default music client from back in the day. Well the good news is that if you’re looking to relive some of that nostalgia, you might be interested to learn that Spotify has recently released a client for Windows called Spotiamp, which as you can see in the image above, is a tribute to the classic media player Winamp, allowing users to enjoy their songs from Spotify in an all-too-familiar user interface.
Winamp, for those unfamiliar, was a music client from back in day about 15 years ago. It’s relatively lightweightedness made it a great alternative to more clunky media players available for the PC back then. However it was back in November that AOL, the company that bought over Winamp, announced that they would be bringing an end to the software and service after a good 15 years, leading fans to create a petition to at the very least keep it open-sourced. We had heard rumors that the death of the app might be greatly exaggerated and that Microsoft could be interested in acquiring it. Either way if you’d like to check out Spotiamp, the app is free for download although you would have to have a Spotify Premium account in order to use it.
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