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Add Support for Flac, Ogg and other formats to Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player is a native multimedia player that is available in all versions of Windows that Microsoft supports. While Microsoft did create special editions for use in the European Union and […]

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Beware: Update KB4046355 removes Windows Media Player

The Windows 10 update KB4046355 for the Fall Creators Update -- listed as FeatureOnDemandMediaPlayer - Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB4046355) removes Windows Media Player from the operating system. The update has […]

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How to rip audio CDs with Windows Media Player

If you are using Windows Media Player as your default audio and video player on Windows, or do not have a third-party CD ripping program at hand, you may use the program […]

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No DVD Playback Support in Windows 8's Windows Media Player

Microsoft has just announced their plans for Windows Media Center, the company's full screen media interface. Windows Media Center includes tool to watch and record TV broadcasts, and options to watch videos, […]

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Play Playlist .PLS Files In Windows Media Player

The playlist (.pls) file format is without doubt one of the most popular formats when it comes to Internet radio stations. All it takes to tune into a radio station is to […]

Repair Windows Media Player With Microsoft Fix It

Microsoft has released a new Fix It solution to repair several Windows Media Player issues that users may experience when they are using the default program to play multimedia files on the […]

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Windows Media Player HTML5 Extension For Chrome

The announcement that Google would remove native H.264 playback support caused quite an uproar on the Internet (see Google Ditches H.264 Support In Google Chrome). Google Chrome up to this point was […]

HTML5 Extension for Windows Media Player Firefox Add-on

There is still some confusion surrounding HTML5 video formats and which browser supports which. Mozilla Firefox for instance does not support the H.264 video format which means that users who encounter videos […]

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Windows Media Player Plus

Windows Media Player Plus is a third party plugin for Microsoft's Windows Media Player. It adds a series of features to the media player, more precisely to Windows Media Player 12 and […]

Repair Windows Media Player

Fix WMP Utility is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices that attempts to repair Windows Media Player by registering all dll files again. Windows Media Player is a build in media […]

Global Hotkeys Windows Media Player Plugin

WMP Keys is a free plugin for Windows Media Player that you may use to configure global hotkeys for use with the default Windows multimedia player. Microsoft's Windows Media Player does not […]

SPlayer A New Windows Media Player

SPlayer, yes you read SPlayer not SMPlayer, is a new contender for the Windows media playback throne. Depending on your media player of choice, you are either stuck with installing codecs to […]

Windows Media Player Import for Winamp

Windows Media Player and Winamp are two of the most popular media players on machines running Microsoft's Windows operating system. Both come with a large feature set: they play many audio and […]

Add Play With Windows Media Player In Windows Explorer

The latest installments of Windows Media Player add two context menu entries to select folders in Windows Explorer, Window's default file manager. The options that are added are "play with Windows Media […]


Sopcast Internet TV Filter For Windows Media Player

Sopcast Filter was a free tool for the media streaming and broadcasting application Sopcast which enabled streams in the Windows Media Player. Sopcast is a free Internet TV client that can be […]

Windows Media Player CD-Text

CD-Text is used to store additional information on an audio CD. The information consist of the album, name, song name, track info and artist usually. Many computer music players like Winamp or […]

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Windows Media Player Light

Whenever Microsoft sends out a new version of their upcoming operating system Windows 7 to their partners they can be sure that someone will post information about it soon thereafter publicly on […]

Windows Media Player Playlists not working anymore?

The playlists that are generated by Windows Media Player have a different structure and file extension than generic m3u playlists which are supported by all software mp3 players. Windows Media Player Playlists are saved as .wpl files and a big difference is that they store the absolute path to the songs.