Windows® 7 Media Player
Learn about the media player in Windows 7. What are its prominent features and how is it better compared to previous editions?
Media player is a media library application developed by Microsoft. Media player is used for playing audio, video and images on your computer system. Media player is compatible with the Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System. Windows Media Player includes the ability to rip from and copy music to CD. Windows Media Player is one of the most alluring features of the Windows 7 Operating System. The latest edition of media player is known as Windows Media Player 12. This latest version supports the most popular video and audio formats like 3GP, AVCHD, AAC, MPEG-4, WMV and WMA. Media Player 12 also supports most AVI, DivX, and Xvid files. Windows Media Player can display web pages. These web pages are set up to prevent unauthorized people from seeing the information that is sent to or from those sites. Windows Media Player uses different technologies to verify or authenticate your identity before you can access digital media content.
The following lines discuss about Media Player in Windows 7 and its features:
- Play an audio or video file
- Rip music from a CD
- Burn a CD or DVD
Play an audio or video file
Media player is used for playing audio, video in your computer. The user can use Windows Media Player to play digital media files that are in your Player Library, on your computer or a network folder. Windows Media Player includes new features of the Windows 7 Operating System. Windows 7 Media Player provides high quality audio and video to the users. If you are having trouble in playing an audio file you can use the audio troubleshooter which will automatically find and fix common problems on the media player.
Rip music from a CD
The user can use Windows 7 Media Player to copy songs from audio CDs to your computer system. This process is called ripping. During this ripping process the media player makes a copy of each song stored on your hard disk. After you have ripped your CD, you can use the media player to find and play any song on your computer with a few quick clicks. Users can sync their favorite songs from their computer to a portable device, such as an MP3 player or Windows phone etc.
Users can use Windows 7 Media Player to copy music, pictures, and videos on their computer to a blank CD or DVD. This process is called burning. Users might want to select songs from the player library and burn them to audio CDs that they can play in their car. Windows 7 Media Player gives you the option of burning discs like audio CDs, data CDs, and data DVDs.