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Windows Media Player 11 and URGE
WMP11 is released to the public

Microsoft has released the final version of Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP. Version 11 sports a redesigned user interface and incorporates seamless integration with MTV's URGE music service.

According to Microsoft, the URGE online catalog provides customers with over 2 million songs by over 110,000 artists. Microsoft is also boasting that its improved search engine in Windows Media Player 11 provides faster results than any other media player on the market.

  • A visually driven experience using thumbnail and album art, an elegant and simple design, and customization capabilities for more personalized interaction
  • Improved device experience with new shuffle sync and reverse sync options, device exploration using the library view, and intuitive help icons that ensure seamless and intuitive syncing and burning of rights-managed content
  • Highly simplified navigation capabilities, enhanced shortcut options, and dedicated category views for all media types, including music, photos and video
  • Better access to content with deep integration of services that blurs the line between online service and media player experiences
  • Industry-first audio fingerprinting capabilities that recognize and import track information for unidentified or misnamed audio files
  • New formats for ripping and music playback, including Windows Media Audio Professional and WAV Lossless

The final version of Windows Media Player can be downloaded from the official website.



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RE: Hope it was worth the wait.
By Aikouka on 10/31/2006 9:00:59 AM , Rating: 2
Akugami, I'd probably suggest Media Player Classic using FFDShow (do not get the normal release as they're very old). FFDShow supports practically any format/container and if I ever have an issue (I've only ever had one file I couldn't open as MPC would hang), I simply open VLC and run it in that.

I may upgrade to WMP11 for kicks. I never really use WMP anyway... but it's good to have it in case someone uses Windows Media codecs!


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