How to Install and Switch Winamp Music Player Skins

Posted April 23, 2006 by AMCDeathKnight in Windows

Have you ever found a great Winamp skin, but you did not know how to install it? This tutorial will explain how.


Some great Winamp skins are located here:

http://www.winamp.com/skins/

To Install Winamp Skins:

1. Find the skin you want, and click Download.

2. Save it to your computer.

3. Once it is saved, simply double-click the skin file.

4. It should ask you “Are you sure you want to install this Winamp skin?” Click Yes.

5. It should install the skin and automaticlly switch to it.

If it wont open in Winamp, right-click the skin and click Open With…. If Winamp is not in the list, then browse for it. Winamp is usually located in C:\Program Files\Winamp. Select winamp.exe and click Open. It will then install the skin.

Switch to Another Skin

1. Open Winamp.

2. Right-click Winamp or the Playlist editor edge so that you are not clicking on any songs. A menu should come up.

3. Look down till you find Options, left-click it, and Choose Skin Browser.

4. It will list any installed skins, and you can double-click the skin you want to change Winamp to the new skin.

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  • farrell

    thanks a lot now i can change my win amp skins

    win amp skins wegsites:

    http://www.winamp.com/skins/

  • rammahindra

    thanks for u instruction hear… i really learned how to in stall skins tank’s for ur cooperation…

  • Anonymous

    Thanks man.

  • how to install on widows 7? my comp can’t see .wal file

  • Ooh yeaah! :D:D I Did It ! đŸ˜€

  • some skins need some plugin instaled … wich one is that  . bcz if you don`t have that plugin your skin will go to classic one