Quinto Black CT 2.5 for Winamp: CD Coverflow updates, and more

A new release of the popular Quinto Black CT skin for the good old Winamp player is available. Version 2.5 features a separate CD Coverflow window background image.


Winamp is one of the most popular media players available for Windows. It's also one of the oldest ones. From my personal experience, it is one of the most versatile and feature-rich media players, has an enormous variety of plugins and skins available and is stable enough for every day use.

Winamp still has plenty of users. Many people continue to create nice skins for this classic media player.  One of them is PeterK, who is the author of the popular Quinto Black CT skin. Quinto Black CT v2.5  comes with the following change log:

- added: "Add Own Background" feature to CD Coverflow
- added: Vinyl Record

- fixed: Light Reflection (Opacity) -> CD case -> 80 %/60 %/40% - did not work due to wrong container name in the script file

- changed: got rid of "state off" for album covers - they do not get dimmed anymore
- changed: default color theme from "Wheat" to "Light Cyan"
- changed: size of small displays from 19 pixel height to 26 on main windows: Playlist Editor, Media Library, Video and Visualizations

See the following screenshots:

Quinto Black CT 2.5

Quinto Black CT 2.5 Coverflow

The Quinto Black CT skin is created by PeterK., who is known for his high quality skins for the Winamp app. While the Winamp application is not getting updates for several years, it still has plenty of users. Many of them are making new skins. Quinto Black CT is one such skin. It is a modern skin (*.wal) which utilizes all the rich features of Winamp's skin engine.

The skin supports several color themes:

Quinto 1Quinto 2Quinto 3

Download Quinto Black CT

You can download the updated Quinto Black CT skin from here:

Download Quinto Black CT

Here are some technical details you might find interesting.


Quinto Black CT v2.5 (Release)

Skin Name: Quinto Black CT v2.5
Author: PeterK.
Type: Modern Skin
File Extension: wal
SHA-1: C2395D09B14194D22A268E348F7C48DA8139D760
Size: 5 MB

Many thanks to the author for sharing this skin with Winaero. All credits go to him.

According to the author, the future of the skin now depends on Radionomy and what they are going to do with Winamp. We will all see it in 2019.

There is an official forum thread for this skin HERE.

Tip: If you need to download the Winamp app, check out these links:

Feel free to share your impressions about this skin in the comments!

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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