Sunday, November 23, 2014
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
ASTC Says 100 TB HDDs Coming in 2025
Alienware Alpha PC Gaming Console Now Shipping
Samsung Files ITC Complaint Against Nvidia
Europe To Ask Google Unlink Its Commercial And Search Services
Streaming TV Service Aereo Files for Bankruptcy
Square Launches Cash Register Service
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the Biggest Entertainment Launch of 2014
Intel-Micron 3D NAND To Have 32 Layers, 256Gb Per Die
Active Discussions
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
 Home > News > General Computing > Windows...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, May 18, 2006
Windows Media Player 11 Beta Available For Download

Microsoft released a beta version of the Windows Media Player 11. The company offers downloadable beta versions for Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Tablet PC SP2 and Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Update Rollup 2 for free.

The new media player features a redesigned graphical interface and delivers a simpler, more visual way to navigate music, video, and other digital media.

The classic menus are now turned off by default, but still accessible by right-clicking anywhere on the Player's frame. Right-click or click the down arrow that is assigned to each activity tab (Now Playing, Library, Rip, Burn, and Sync) will reveal menu options that are relevant to each respective tab. New playback controls are easier to find and use and feature improved repeat, shuffle, and full-screen options.

Windows Media Player 11 also features a new way to add music to your existing collection?the URGE music service. URGE, from MTV Networks, is the featured digital music service for Windows Media Player 11. URGE gives you access to over 2 million songs from every genre and exclusives from MTV, VH1, and CMT.

URGE's music programming includes hundreds of playlists and radio stations, music blogs, artist profiles, and feature stories from leading music voices. URGE All Access ($9.95 per month or $99 per year with two months free) and All Access To Go ($14.95 per month or $149 per year with two months free) subscriptions give you unlimited music playing and downloading. URGE also offers consumers the option to purchase individual tracks for 99 cents, or purchase entire albums or playlists.

In addition to the current format options for ripping music - Windows Media Audio (WMA), MP3, Windows Media Audio (Variable Bit Rate), and Windows Media Audio (Lossless) - Windows Media Player 11 introduces two new options: Windows Media Audio Pro and WAV (lossless). The format is designed to be used in low storage capacity portable devices, such as mobile phones, where the increased efficiencies of the format improve the audio quality at lower bit rates. Note that not all portable devices support this format.

Windows Media Player 11 also offers options for enjoying your digital media library away from your computer. New PlaysForSure devices like the iriver clix and the Creative Zen Vision:M helping you stay connected with your music, video, and pictures on the go.

For additional information and downloads, visit

Lite-On IT Receives Xbox 360 Loader Orders        All News        Samsung Showcases First Hybrid Hard Drive for Windows Vista
Sanyo's Technology Suppresses Bird Flu Viruses     General Computing News      Trojan Horse Deletes Illegal Movies and MP3 Music Files

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Appeals South Korean Antitrust Ruling
Windows Media Player for Mac Discontinued
Windows to Come in Eight Versions
NVIDIA DVD Decoder 1.00.67
Windows Media Player 10 goes Mobile
Windows Media Song Downloads from Wal-Mart
Microsoft and STMicroelectronics Team to Enable WM9 Series Content on DVD Hardware Platforms

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .