Winamp comes with built-in funtionality known as Nullsoft Tray Control that allows you to place icons on your Windows taskbar to control multimedia playback. To enable this feature, use the steps below.
1. Right-click on the Winamp title bar, and select Options.
2. Select Preferences.
3. In the Winamp Preferences dialog box, select General Purpose under Plug-ins.
4. In the right pane, select Nullsoft Tray Control.
5. In the Nullsoft Tray Control dialog box, place checks next to the icons you want on your Taskbar (Play/Pause, Previous and Next Track, Open File and Stop).
6. Click OK.
7. Click Close.