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Creating a Classic Skin: The Base Skin --> Paint the Main Window --> Paint the Equalizer Window --> Paint the Playlist Window --> Paint the Minibrowser Window --> Paint the AVS Window --> Paint the Winamp 2.9/5.x Windows --> Create Custom Cursors --> Edit the Configuration Files --> Compress to .WSZ format --> Submit to Winamp.com
The Winamp Base Skin
The Base Skin is a copy of the default skin built into Winamp. All you have to do to skin Winamp is paint over or replace a skin component with your own design and voila, your own personalized version of Winamp. You can replace any or all of the components in a skin. Anything you don't replace will use its Base Skin counterpart. Naturally the Base Skin components will look out of place, so we suggest changing every file.
The Base Skin Breakdown
The Base Skin can be split into 6 logical segments which consist of the following files:
Main.bmp: Main Frame Titlebar.bmp: Titlebar Cbuttons.bmp: Control Buttons Shufrep.bmp: Shuffle and Repeat Buttons Volume.bmp: Volume Bar Balance.bmp: Balance Bar Monoster.bmp: Mono/ Stereo Indicators Posbar.bmp: Position Bar Playpaus.bmp: Play/Paused Indicators Numbers.bmp: Digit Reference Text.bmp: Text Reference
Eqmain.bmp: Equalizer Main Frame Eq_ex.bmp: Equalizer Window Shade Bar
Pledit.bmp: Playlist Editor Frame/Buttons
Mb.bmp: Mini-browser Frame
Avs.bmp: AVS Frame
6) For Winamp 2.9/5.x: (Thanks to Jellby)
Video.bmp: Video Window Gen.bmp: General Purpose Window Genex.bmp: General Purpose Buttons and Sliders