media player

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media player

(1) Software that "plays" audio, video or animation files in the computer. In the Windows world, Windows Media Player is the default player from Microsoft, but iTunes, RealPlayer and other software are also widely used. The media player in early Windows (3.x) versions was called simply "Media Player." iTunes and QuickTime Player are the default products for the Mac.

Organize, Play, Rip, Burn, Purchase and Stream
Media players provide most or all of the following features. They allow users to organize their multimedia collection, play songs and movies, rip CD tracks to MP3 and other audio formats, burn CDs, listen to Internet radio, download content from online music stores and stream content from the Internet. See Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, QuickTime and iTunes.

(2) Hardware that plays audio and video content. When referring to equipment, the term media player is very generic and may refer to a variety of devices. See portable media player, media drive and digital music player.
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PEOPLE Just Do Nothing star Lily Brazier is to return as a teenage pop group's music manager in a new BBC comedy.
Kesha, perhaps most famous for a judge forcing her to remain under contract to the music manager she alleged to have raped, harassed and tormented her, brought down the house with her rendition of "Praying," accompanied by a backdrop of female superstarsincluding Janelle Monae and Cindy Lauperdressed in symbolic pansuits of suffragette white.
Boyzone formed in 1993 after replying to a newspaper advert placed by music manager Louis Walsh seeking singers for an all-male pop group.
Bill Murray is a washed-up music manager in Afghanistan on a USO tour in this odd comedy.
With best-selling albums from Lana Del Rey to the Foo Fighters, HMV music manager John Hirst says, 'We've got to be the number one destination for vinyl on the high street - we're taking vinyl back to the masses.
Music manager Sarah Stennett and Len Blavatnik's Access Industries said they have formed a new joint venture called First Access Entertainment.
BORN SHARON Osbourne, UK music manager, 1952 STEVE Ovett, UK runner, 1955, above DAVID Cameron, British Prime Minister, 1966 DIED RAICH Carter, UK footballer, 1994, above ALEC Douglas-Home, UK Prime Minister, 1995 PIUS XII, Italian pope, 1958
In a very different vein is SVENGALI (15), a bittersweet comedy about the misfortunes of a would-be music manager.
Music manager Martha Troup (former manager of INXS) discovered Jimmy when he performed with his prior power trio "Jax" and she has represented him ever since.
After waiting for a while, Francesca eventually left and a few hours later, Feldstein, who is the music manager for Maroon 5, opened the door to take in a food delivery.
16 September 2013 a[euro]" German live entertainment specialist DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (ETR:ERMK) on Monday said it had established a majority-owned joint venture in Austria with local music manager Katrin Edtmeier, without providing financial details.
59 (Toronto titles) This Toronto-screening documentary, directed by Mike Myers and subtitled "The Legend of Shep Gordon," is about the life of the high-flying music manager.