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KrazyPlayer for Winamp Modern
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Published: April 6, 2009
© 2009 - 2019 timsilva
Important Notes //

I want to thank all of the judges of the 2008 Winamp Freestyle Skinning contest for taking the time to look through all of the submissions and for choosing KrazyPlayer as the 1st place winner. Be sure to check out the other winners here: [link]

I also want to say thanks separately for the Daily Deviation - It is a huge honor to be famous for a day :) I really hope everyone gets a chance to use the player and enjoy it in action.

Info //

Current version of KrazyPlayer: 1.00 [RC1]

A new version with new features and fixes will be in development shortly. So stay tuned.

KrazyPlayer has been in development for more than 9 months. Our baby is now ready for life! [Pun intended]

Designed by Tim Silva [krazytim] | URL: [link]

Developed by Skin Consortium | URL: [link]

Developers:
- SLoB
- The Elusive Melon
- martin.deimos
- Quadhelix
- WinstonGFX
- pjn123

define: "Teamwork" - (1 result) - "The Skin Consortium + KrazyTim."

Additional Graphical Assistance:
- xdreamer (Merz Manuel) | URL: [link]

WALLPAPER Version: [link] - (1280x1024)

I hope you enjoy this massive effort we put down, this player is extremely functional and usable, and every little detail was payed attention to closely. There are tons of features included in this skin, and it is beyond fully loaded. Lots of people put hours of work into making this happen, so hopefully our efforts can be respected within the graphical and developmental communities. The skin started out a pure eye candy, but now it is eye candy and a working theme, the best of both worlds.

Promo Picture Information //

The song playing is "Vanishing" by "A Perfect Circle" from the album "Thirteenth Step" - They are one of the greatest bands of all time, with a total cult-like fan base :) If you are bored and want to hear some awesome music, check out some of their music ;) I chose A Perfect Circle for a very personal reason, and I found it interesting how the LCD for KrazyPlayer is not actually a perfect circle, it is skewed. Maybe its worth thinking about... ;)

The visualization chosen is called "Eo. S. - starburst 01" and it is from the "MilkDrop 2.0d" visualizations pack. It is included in all new versions of Winamp, so you probably already have it. Open Winamp's preferences, go down toe "Plug-ins", and select "Visualization". Next, click on "MilkDrop 2.0d" and press "Start". Now, open up the visualizations box, press "L" on your keyboard, and scroll down to "Eo. S. - starburst 01". They are listed alphabetically, so just press "F", and then press up on your keyboard once to select ""Eo. S. - starburst 01". Now, just press Enter and then press Esc. ENJOY!

Design //
This is my most advanced project to date. I made so many different versions of this player, that I cannot even remember making most of them. It started out as a personal growth experiment with advanced layering and lighting techniques, but after a few hours, I felt like I was onto something.

Development //
People started to suggest that I have it skinned for use, and I said "Ok, I'll look into it" or something along those lines... but I actually did. And several weeks later, it was starting to develop. There was a major period of time when the player wasn't be made, but several events inspired it to get started again. I want to properly thank the developers for here for making something incredible out of my idea. It is even better than I imagined it, and I have The Skin Consortium to thank for that. So, here is a huge block of links to their website:

[link] [link] [link] [link]
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^ Hopefully people will click on one and check out their site. Spamming methods prove to be the most effective in my experience. :) But seriously, be sure to check out their forums, maybe even make a few posts ;)

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+Favs & comments are greatly appreciated.

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Original Submission (under my old deviantART account): [link]
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lusitanius's avatar
lusitaniusHobbyist General Artist
very good!!! even if it was "a real" mp3/4 player, (small, in rubber skin, good hands feel, in pocket, i think it will be a sales sucess;)
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FlupserHobbyist Digital Artist
just telling im using this skin for years now, thank you for that :)
OMAR1978's avatar
very very nice thanks friend :))
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rakilaHobbyist Filmographer
Amazing Skins.... :happybounce:  Awesome Work :D (Big Grin)  Thank you for sharing with us..! Hug 
retsmot's avatar
ehll this is awesome! i'm keeping this on my winamp for sure.
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timsilvaProfessional Interface Designer
Thank you! Happy to see people are still using the skin. :)
Orangereapor's avatar
amazing
great work Clap 
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timsilvaProfessional Interface Designer
Thanks!
khairo's avatar
I used this skin for a long time, excellent
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timsilvaProfessional Interface Designer
I'm happy to hear it! :)
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hopeless-9mHobbyist Interface Designer
love love love.... :floating:
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timsilvaProfessional Interface Designer
Thanks, thanks, thanks! :)
Annqueru's avatar
nice skin! thanks :)
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timsilvaProfessional Interface Designer
You're very welcome, thanks for the comment! :)
iqkartik's avatar
OMFG !!! Godddnesssss !!! Thanks Tim
Y-N-1-F's avatar
This ROCKS!---Gr8 werk!!!:)
Howiejcee's avatar
This is my favorite Winamp skin by far. One small problem though, Winamp 5.601 crashes on exit only when the playlist is open. Any ideas why?
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timsilvaProfessional Interface Designer
Hi there. :)

I am not a developer, and I haven't actually heard anyone report that bug before.
So unfortunately I cannot help you, but I appreciate that you like the player and
that you took the time to comment on it.

FYI, the crashing problem might not be related to the skin. Try to uninstall and
reinstall WinAmp and download a fresh copy of the skin to use. If the problem
persists let me know.

Best regards,
-Tim
Howiejcee's avatar
Thx for the reply.

Looks like the problem wasn't skin-related. I did a complete Winamp uninstall, full install, and things are back to normal. I think it had something to do with only selecting certain plugins/features during installation or something.

Cheers!
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timsilvaProfessional Interface Designer
Glad to hear that. Hope you enjoy the skin! :)
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MoevProfessional Interface Designer
Great work.
I use it myself and must say it is simply brilliant.
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timsilvaProfessional Interface Designer
Thanks again, I really do appreciate it. :)
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