Hamster Audio Player: lightweight freeware audio player

A free and simple audio player. Features playlists manager, color settings and all the principal tools needed in this type of application... all in a lightweight environment! Fast and clean, no excessive GUI.

Hamster: Version 0.8.3 is now available

A new release of Hamster Audio Player is available for download. Version 0.8.3 is mainly a bug fixing release, that corrects various error with file associations and gui on Windows Vista and Windows 7.

New version can be downloaded here.

Hamster: Hamster 0.8.1 is now available

A new version of Hamster Audio Player was released. In this version:
  • Various annoying bugs fixed
  • New CdRipper module (now uses FlatCdRipper)
New version is available here.

Hamster: Hamster 0.8.0 released

A new version of Hamster Audio Player is now available. New features includes, among other things:
  • New CdRipper (needs ASPI CD drivers)
  • Drag'n'drop support to add tracks to playlist
  • Various bugs fixed
New version is available in download page.

New CdRipper tool needs ASPI CD DRIVER, otherwise you will always get 'No CD found' message . Those drivers (usually a single dll, named wnaspi.dll or wnaspi32.dll) are often preinstalled or installed by CD burning software: if this is not your case, you can easily find ASPI CD DRIVER online, for example here. Dll can be copied directly in 'CdRipper' subfolder of Hamster's installation path.


Hamster Audio Player: Hamster version 0.7.1

The first update to Hamster 0.7.0 is released. This version fix some minor bugs and improves video module.

Hamster Audio Player: Version 0.7.0 released

After a long internal developing time, we are ready to release version 0.7.0 of Hamster Audio Player. There are a lot of differences from its previous public release (which was 0.3.0), but we will enumerate only a few:

  • Control player directly from the icon in the traybar
  • Manage recent playlists
  • Enhanced GUI
  • New recording module
  • New video module (STILL EXPERIMENTAL)
  • New CD ripper module (STILL EXPERIMENTAL)
  • Support for other players (STILL EXPERIMENTAL)

Please try it and send us your feedback!