Media Players

Articles, tutorials, and other content about apps that you can use to play music, watch movies, rip music, view pictures, and other multimedia content.

4 ways to make a video smaller in Windows 10

Do you have a video that you want to send to someone over the internet, but it is too big to do it via email, chat apps, or other similar services Do you have to record your homework and upload it on an e-learning platform so that your teacher can grade you You might stumble upon an...

12 things you can do with the Video Editor from Windows 10

A long time ago, Microsoft decided to end the development of Windows Movie Maker, a program that many Windows users used for creating videos People were asking for a new tool and, although it took some time, in the versions of Windows 10 starting with Fall Creators Update (1709),...

4 ways to uninstall Windows Media Player from Windows

Windows Media Player has been around in Windows for ages, and it still is a capable player for all kinds of media files: music, pictures, and movies However, you might be a fan of another media player such as VLC or Movies & TV In that case, you might want to get rid of Windows...

How to rip a CD with Windows Media Player, in Windows

While dusting my home, I stumbled upon my audio CD collection with albums from awesome bands like Pink Floyd, Rush, and The Beatles I got hit by nostalgia, and I decided that I wanted to rip some CDs and listen to excellent music, in a high-quality audio format For those of you who...

How to stream your music with OneDrive and the Groove Music app for Windows

Streaming music from your cloud storage account is a service that most big names in the tech world offer For example, Google has its Google Play Music, and Apple has its Apple Music Microsoft also offers a similar service that is running on OneDrive, with the help of their Groove...

4 Reasons Why Windows Media Player Plus! Is Worth Downloading

The list of media players for Windows is very large, but despite the multiple alternatives, Windows Media Player still remains one of the most reliable media players on the market Sure, there are a few usability features missing, but nothing absolutely critical This is where Windows...

How to Use the Video App in Windows 8.1 to Play Movies Stored Locally

I bet most of you enjoy watching movies on your computers and devices, both when at home and while travelling With the help of the Video app you can watch all kinds of movies both from your PC and your tablet This friendly modern app also enables you to organize your movies in a...

Top 7 Windows Media Player 12 Skins in 2012

In the past we covered Windows Media Player 12 extensively and we've shown almost anything you can do with it, including changing its looks by using skins We would like to resume the discussion about this application and share with you some good looking skins you might want to...

Play Any Video Format in Windows Media Player 12

In terms of file compatibility, Windows Media Player 12 is by far the most ecumenical to date Where Microsoft once tacitly shunned third-party file types - such as Apple's Quicktime (MOV) and DivX - it now supports an impressive number of file types out of the box Still, avid media...

How to Play Videos and DVDs in Windows Media Player 12

Windows Media Player 12 plays video clips and DVDs as well as it does audio files Video clips in your library will automatically be organized for you and can be played easily with a click of a button In this tutorial, I'll show how to play imported and downloaded video clips and...

Shop Online & Use the Windows Media Guide with Windows Media Player 12

Windows Media Player 12 has an answer to the iTunes store via its online store browsing capabilities You can browse Microsoft's own Windows Media Guide to check out free trailers, music videos and singles from top artists directly in Windows Media Player 12 Or you can visit other...

Top 7 Windows Media Player 12 Skins in 2010

In our earlier post, we showed you how to download, install and apply Windows Media Player 12 skins So, why not give your new found knowledge a whirl by checking out some of the top 7 Windows Media Player 12 skins that are worth a download These aren't being by any means the only...

How to Download, Install and Apply Skins in Windows Media Player 12

Skins have long been a staple of media players ever since Winamp 2x busted onto the scene in 1998 (over a decade ago!) Windows Media Player 7 was the first Microsoft media player software to support skinning and now the floodgates have been opened Because Windows Media Player 12 is...

7 Must Have Windows Media Player 12 Plug-ins

In an earlier tutorial, we showed you just how easy it is to extend the functionality of Windows Media Player 12 by installing plug-ins As a supplement to that guide, we figured we'd rundown the coolest Windows Media Player 12 plug-ins available for download You can find some of...

How to Install and Use Windows Media Player 12 Plug-ins

Plug-ins allow you to expand upon the core functionality of Windows Media Player 12 in various ways These plug-ins easily integrate into Windows Media Player 12 and can be enabled or disabled on the fly without irreversibly altering the way the application works In this tutorial,...