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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Sony is very pleased to announce that Kaleidescape, creators of award-winning Strato 4K Ultra HD high-dynamic-range movie player, will partner with Sony to provide new promotional offers for consumers who purchase a Sony 4K HDR projector and Kaleidescape 4K player.
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Dubai -- Capitalizing on the latest three-dimensional craze spurred by the hugely successful movie Avatar, two brothers running a Dubai-based electronics company say they have released the world's first portable 3-D movie player that does not require special glasses.
Dubai Capitalising on the latest three-dimensional craze spurred by the hugely successful movie Avatar, two brothers running a Dubai-based electronics company say they have released the world's first portable 3-D movie player that does not require special glasses.