Windows Media Player


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Windows Media Player

Media player software for Windows from Microsoft that plays a variety of audio, video and streaming formats including MP3, WMA, CD audio and MIDI. Starting with Version 6.2 in 1999, the Windows Media Rights Manager was added for securing copyrighted content.

Windows Media Player superseded the earlier Media Player for regular audio and video and the NetShow client for streaming media. Up until Version 4, the product supported the Real streaming formats. See Windows Media, Windows Media formats, Windows Media Connect and Windows Media Rights Manager.
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4m people downloaded the new Windows Media Player 7 in the first 10 days of its availability, according to Microsoft.
Internet media companies can continue to develop content in RealAudio and RealVideo formats knowing that they will have playback capabilities through the Windows Media Player.
SRS Labs also announces that it has extended its license agreement with Microsoft to include its SRS WOW[R] audio enhancement technology for the Vista OS starting with the Windows Media Player version 11.
Users of such devices with wireless Internet connectivity that run the Windows Mobile operating system with Windows Media Player 10 Mobile, can use their mobile devices to log onto ZVUE.
As for the Windows Media Player vulnerability, X-Force predicts that it will be leveraged by attackers to launch targeted attacks on specific individuals or corporations.
Windows Media Player 10 users leveraging the Nero Fast CD/DVD Burning Plug-in will find they have the ability to create audio CDs, data DVDs under WMP's Burn tab as well as Nero Digital Audio format discs.
To access the MusicGiants HD Music Store, click the down arrow in the upper right hand corner of Windows Media Player 10 and select the MusicGiants HD Music Store option.
The Orban / Coding Technologies AAC/aacPlus(TM) Player Plugin is a free, full-featured Microsoft DirectShow component that enables MPEG-4 aacPlus audio files and streams within Windows Media Player.
0 protected content to be exported from mobile handsets to the PC and played using Windows Media Player.
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MusicGiants, the leader in HD music downloads, today announced immediate availability of the highest sound quality online music through Microsoft's Windows Media Player 10.

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