For long Winamp has been popular mp3 player for Windows, though the popularity of Winamp has decreased in recent years, thanks to plethora of mp3 and media players available for Windows. Despite of decrease in the popularity Winamp still has huge user base and continues improvements with wide variety of platform support such as Android, Mac, Linux has kept the Winamp alive.
If you are the fan Winamp and still use this mp3 player to listen to the music on your PC then here is nifty piece of utility, Winamp Backup Tool for you which might come handy. As the name suggest, this utility lets you to backup the settings and other personalization data for Winamp.
Winamp Backup Tool will be typically useful when you want to migrate your Winamp settings to other PC or when you format your system and need to do the fresh installation. Winamp Backup Tool can backup Winamp skins, libraries, visualization presets and restore at your own convenience.
Once you download and install Winamp Backup Tool, double click on Winamp Backup Tool shortcut to start the utility. You will notice that Winamp Backup Tool offers different backup mode, Automatic, Custom and previous mode (disable in firs time use).
When you click next you will promoted to browse and select the location for storing backup files. By default it will store user app data folder.
Automatic Mode will backup everything without letting you chose files manually. This is best suitable for novice users. In Custom mode you can manually select all or few files you want to backup. Or use settings dropdown to backup files of different groups, such as skins, plugins, media library etc.
Clicking on backup button will start the backup process. You will be notified once the backup is completed. At the end of screen you have an option to view backup folder, run Winamp or open extended log if you had checked the advance logging option at the start.