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Windows Media Player 12

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USER REVIEWS

play your music using the windows media application as you can also burn disks

By Faith Mwari

On Monday, September 7, 2015

This is a very important windows application and the way it works. It offers tools to copy and record audio discs. You chose your data and place it on the CD. Burning the CD takes a very short time. You can also get music from CDs with only online connection. Windows media players has also a library updates to inform you on latest albums. It also offer you friendly outside connection where it will display its menu on top of the bar to chose what you want. It also offers different types of colours to customize its appearance.This application is kind of hard to use and i do not like it at all though i am using the latest version of the windows media player

FEATURES

- Has tools to copy and record audio discs

- Can burn CD very fast

- Has library updates to update you on latest albums

- Has many short cuts and hence makes work very fast

- It’s a very easy program and very efficient

CONCLUSION

This application is very vital in music industry

Pros

  • you can burn a cd within few seconds
  • can split and copy audio disks

Cons

  • it is very complicated for beginners
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Windows Media Player 12 for Windows 7 or subsequent versions.

By Pablo Conde Ferrer

On Friday, November 27, 2015

With this new player we will have the option of separating the playlist of what we now hear and what we have stored in the library, so you play the 2 lists simultaneously with different players called Playing and Library.

Another feature of Windows Media Player 12 is that it supports video formats such as H.264, AAC audio, DivX and Xvid, MPEG2, WMV, MP3, etc ... and when the player does not recognize the file we tried to reproduce tell us where to download the codec you can play it without problem.

As this player invented by Microsoft and be built into their operating systems, this is the player most used by users and the new version as mentioned above supports any format and is aesthetically renovated is an excellent choice in terms of media players.

Unlike what happened in previous versions, Microsoft has decided not to publish the new version of Windows Media Player for other operating systems such as Vista or XP. These last two, therefore, will remain with version 11 without possibilities to enjoy the new features included in the 12th

Pros

  • Removing the playback mode embedded in the taskbar
  • Native support for H.264 video files

Cons

  • The few innovations offered by the new edition can not be used by users of previous versions of Windows
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WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER 12, THE SOFTWARE THAT ALLOWS YOU SYNCRONIZE YOUR IMAGES

By Princess Purity

On Thursday, November 27, 2014

Is your PC operating on Windows 7 or a better version of Windows, has a RAM of more than 64MB and 200MB of free space? Then you qualify to listen to online radio stations, produce and synchronize pictures, movies, music etc through your mobile device using this new version of WMP 12. The only effort required is to attach your mobile to your PC to kick start your entertainment.

For movie lovers, one can burn and reproduce them using this app and it just takes a few minutes to do so. One can also copy files from their library into their PC and with the new features available, it is easier to user. The user can drag items to create a playlist, can save files, can view saved and unsaved list of your files. One can also search for files online if you have limited files.

Away from your home TV and need to watch a program, worry not because WMP 12 allows you to watch TV online. That means you don’t have to miss your favorite TV program.

Pros

  •  It is user friendly and efficient to use
  •  It has well organized searchable environment
  •  It has well organized searchable environment
  •  One can save files from an external device into their Personal Computer.

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  •  It requires advanced version of Windows.
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • needs upgrade kindle fire, i think making people write an essay is very bad for your business. also it is very intrusive into peoples lives.

  • this media player is going to be used watching movies playing music ripping cds burning cds as well as a host of other things streaming also

  • for movies and music including streaming of videos. In addition, it will have a missing codec which I do not currently have in my existing version.

  • going to use it to watch movies and play music.cant find a player that works on everything so im trying this.hopefully its the solution to my problem

  • Im using for home music, and see many movies in very much formats from entertainment of all in my house, wmp is very good to play the files..

What similar programs have you used?
  • windows media player was on my computer before today but after today it wont be so im just waffling until the error messages goes saying bla

  • I have used a vlc player which caused me some problems there for I forced to format my computer and setting up a new copy of windows thank you very much

  • here we can go out each day for 30 days without any doupt and refusage with love and romance night shifts during having cool pool and soocer

  • I have used VLC media player, but I am completely not satisfied with it. I cant pay DVD on play back. my operating system is windows 10 latest.

  • all kinds from games towatching movies. I also use it for data collection or running it as a word processor and for checking facebook or email

What do you like most about this program?
  • very good aplication i like to use this for my music this is the best porogram iv ever downloaded and really love it and willing to recomend others

  • its ability to play most programs and the fact that i am using windows 7 makes it even more robust, well at least according to Microsoft itsel

  • ripping and writing music as a preacher I also get the opportunity to listen to sermons and motivational talks and thereafter make copies for others.

  • ease of use for all matters related to ripping, copying and transferring music which you've already purchased and want to move to your new devices

  • the capacity to play a lot of things like my stuffs such as videos ,films,musics my tutorials ,all format like mp4,mp3,mp2,avi,wma,jpg,bmp,wmf

Review

Developed by Microsoft, Windows Media Player is multimedia software developed to play media content. With this latest download version, this is a more coordinated platform. It allows for the reproduction and synchronization of pictures, movies and music to mobile devices through its Remote Media Streaming technology. All you have to do is plug your device in to your PC and choose the files from your media libraries to transfer.

Windows Media Player 12 is available for Windows 7 and Windows 8, introducing many Windows 8 innovations. For example, creating playlists is much easier with this application thanks to improvements to its search engine. When you find the lists you are searching for, drag-and-drop them into the Windows program and your music compilation will begin.

More than a video player, it offers these options
More than a video player, it offers these options

Advanced functions

This application offers tools to copy and record audio discs, so you only have to choose the data you want and place it on the CD. Burning your collection on your CD takes just a few moments. You can also extract music from CDs, while with its online connection, Windows Media Player has library updates providing you with new information about albums.

It offers a friendly environment and an improved system for connecting to external devices

Thumbnail taskbar. The latest version has added a simplified Windows player that offers a friendly and intuitive experience. Users can choose between the classic or new setup, where principal menu tools (play, previous and next, and the buttons to access to the library and insert media information) are rearranged, and it offers many themes and skins to customize its appearance.

There are also many add-ons to enhance your audio experience, such as listening to different Internet radio stations. Moreover, video and audio can be customized for decibels levels, brightness, rates, saturation, and contrast, among other options. This program doesn’t include natural codecs, but you need to get special codecs to play a file, you can get them for free online.

Create your playlists
Create your playlists

Windows Media Player 12 Features

New features of Windows Media Player 12 include:

  • Burn, split and reproduce your own CDs
  • It’s a simple program. Effortlessly play your audio or video files
  • It includes options such as reverse, fast-forward or even the option to add bookmarks to a file
  • Shortcuts. It offers the option to control actions through the keyboard
  • Organize your library. Arrange your files based on the singer, style, album or release date
  • Quick Access Panel. The main window includes a button to efficiently search your library
  • Many visualization options, such as Battery, Alchemy, Waves and Bars
  • Supports many video formats, such as MOV, MP4 or 3GP
  • Modify its appearance. Customize the color interface and different skin modes
  • Construct your own ActiveX button on the Internet
  • Option to add additional programs such as effects, masks and views

If you require further information about this software before you download it, feel free to visit the author’s website

System Requirements

The minimum system requirements to download and install this program are:

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or better
  • Processor: Intel Pentium II 233 MHz
  • RAM: 64 MB
  • HDD Space: 200 MB of free space

Conclusion

Windows Media Player, also known by the acronym WMP, is evolving with the market. With this latest version, it offers a friendly, well organized and searchable environment with improved connectivity for external devices.

Pros
  • It supports many digital file formats
  • Improved internal search engine
  • Integrates online functions
  • Provides sync options
Cons
  • It only works with the latest Windows versions