The Winamp team stayed up late to release the media player's newest version last night. Winamp 5.57 is Windows 7-compliant and pushes the music listening experience to another level with many new and improved features. We'll take you through them.

Winamp 5.57 New Features:

-- Fully Windows 7 compliant, including new Win7 preview capabilities with the new Aero Interface.

-- One-click access to tour dates, tickets, music downloads and song lyrics.

-- Winamp Add-On gallery lets you search, browse and install Winamp skins, plug-ins, visualizations and online services directly from within Winamp.

-- Native video support, including the most popular file formats for H.264 encoded video (Pro only)

-- Redesigned Podcast Directory interface now lets you quickly subscribe to popular podcasts, adds more ways to customize your subscriptions and offers the ability to remember your last playback position.

With all of these new features, Winamp 5.57 still includes popular features, like the ability to customize the Winamp player (skins, plug-ins, visualizations).

The recently added Orgler has been improved to better track, chart and share your listening history. Winamp Charts has also been improved within the Winamp Media Player and on Winamp.com. The charts show the most popular songs and artists that people are listening to with Winamp. In fact, now with the new Orgler Module you can post your play history on your blog, website, e-mail/forum signature, or pretty much anywhere else you want to put it.

Get the new version here!