Windows Media Player 10 Beta

Microsoft's Technical Beta release of Windows Media Player 10 features a redesigned interface that provides easy access to online media stores. It also syncs better with portable devices.


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Windows Media Player 10 Beta Microsoft's Technical Beta release of Windows Media Player 10 features a redesigned interface that provides easy access to online media stores. It also syncs better with portable devices.

Microsoft is once again reviving its Windows Media Player (WMP). Version 10 offers a more streamlined design, improved syncing with portable devices and something called the Digital Media Mall. At this point, the Mall lets you shop at only two online media stores. That said, this is only the Technical Beta, and smart money says Microsoft will probably add more stores with the final release.

Windows Media Player 10 Technical Beta has a more user-friendly interface, but the real standout improvements are the program's enhanced portable-device syncing and the Digital Media Mall. The Mall is fairly self-explanatory; as for the syncing improvements, WMP now offers driverless support for many more portable devices and the option to customise synchronisation settings to sync automatically upon connection or transfer all newly acquired tunes automatically.

Currently, the Digital Media Mall contains only Napster and CinemaNow, although we expect more stores to be added before the final version is released. The most popular MP3 player, Apple's iPod is still noticeably absent from the compatible devices list - the iPod only works with iTunes.

Extended device coverage and timesaving sync features are welcome additions. If Microsoft also convinces a good selection of online media stores and services to sign on for its Digital Media Mall, Windows Media Player 10 could become a must-have for music fans on the Windows platform when it ships later this year.

Windows Media Player 10 Beta
Company: Microsoft
Price: Free

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aj posted a comment   

i like it good

 

Mediaman posted a comment   

The Good:great looks, good windows defult player

The Bad:have to download codec seperate, large player

Great come back by Microsoft from its 9 version,proberly can rip and burn files easier and faster.Also have a privacy option and good quality playback with limited codecs,have to download codec for other formate like dvd formats etc.A good defult prayer but i heavily urge all the users to go for other players like vlc(videolan client),which will give you beter playback with less resource unlike wmp9,that comes with almost all the codes that wont let you download additional codec unless you need it...have fun!!

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Anonymous posted a review   

The Good:Great Media Player - Free, Customizable, and Excellent Improvement over Windows Media Player 9

The Bad:A Few bugs inside the player. Changing settings too much causes it to stuff up.

Great Player - Dont Upgrade to Windows Media Player 11 unless you really need to because of System Requirements.

dean
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dean posted a review   

Very Good! Easy to use

raldy
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raldy posted a review   

The Good:plasyer

The Bad:99%

its good for vedio and music

old22
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old22 posted a review   

The Good:good

The Bad:after use

it will also best beta 10 window player. shahid

old222
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old222 posted a review   

The Good:best

The Bad:the hole software

this is the best media player beta 10. shahid

sexciibabygirl
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sexciibabygirl posted a review   

The Good:well the thing i like about it is you can burn cds and rip them

The Bad:well i can't get the songs i downloaded from bearshare,ares or limewire to transfer into window media player.

umm well because i can't get my limewire songs to play in it and how and the urge thing does not work

kiesha
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kiesha posted a review   

The Good:none

The Bad:can't do anything..........

this is a really bad choice!!!

anonymous
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anonymous posted a review   

The Good:-nil-

The Bad:brand new lousy interface
allows pop-up windows (bypasses security settings.

Can't stand this software. Brand new interface sucks.


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User Reviews / Comments  Windows Media Player 10 Beta

  • aj

    aj

    "i like it good"

  • Mediaman

    Mediaman

    "Great come back by Microsoft from its 9 version,proberly can rip and burn files easier and faster.Also have a privacy option and good quality playback with limited codecs,have to download codec for..."

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Rating7

    "Great Player - Dont Upgrade to Windows Media Player 11 unless you really need to because of System Requirements. "

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