Monrovia, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2005
Predixis today announced that MusicMagicÂ playlist technology has been embedded into AOLÂs popular Winamp media player. A longtime leading digital media player, WinampÂ® has a solid history of providing cutting edge features and a vast range of customization options. The latest version of the Winamp player (5.1), available now at http://www.winamp.com, has incorporated Predixis MusicMagic Â giving Winamp users an easy way to automatically create song playlists from vast music collections.
MusicMagicÂs breakthrough acoustic technology finally solves the core problem with large digital music libraries: getting the right music at the right moment. By enabling listeners to generate instant playlists from their ÂseedÂ song of choice, MusicMagic makes any music library more enjoyable, no matter how large and diverse. And in an industry first, the Predixis plugin for Winamp instantly recommends similar music for purchase, linking listeners directly to the AOL online music shop.
"Predixis is thrilled to have been invited to incorporate MusicMagic into the latest version of the Winamp player, one of the most utilized and respected audio players in the industry," said Matthew Dunn, CEO of Predixis. "We feel confident that the combination will provide music fans with the ultimate music listening experience."
Incorporating years of research and development, MusicMagic maps out the acoustic relationships in listenersÂ collection to enable instantaneous grouping and ordering of songs. From any song or artist, PredixisÂ technology creates Âinstant albumsÂ of compatible songs for pleasing, non-random playlists. World and indie music, and even original compositions, are handled as accurately as mainstream tracks.
Launched in January 1998, Winamp (http://www.winamp.com) is a world leading advanced media player application with more than 48 million monthly worldwide users*. Winamp supports high fidelity playback of CD, MP3, aacPlus, MPEG, WMA, WMV, NSV and other popular digital audio and video formats as well as skins and plug-ins. Winamp and SHOUTcast (http://www.shoutcast.com) were acquired by America Online, Inc. in May 1999 and are part of AOL MusicÂs leading offerings (http://www.aolmusic.com).
- ComScore Media Metrix Worldwide, July 2005
Predixis (http://www.predixis.com) enables digital devices to 'hear' and use the musical attributes of songs, albums and artists. PredixisÂ MusicMagicÂ acoustic framework powers the digital music cycle, from listening to purchase, on devices from portable to PC to store. Powered by the largest collection of fingerprinted and analyzed tracks in the world**, the Predixis solution enables listeners to manage, enjoy, and grow their digital music collections.
** 7.5 million tracks as of release
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