Computers Media Players

How To Find And Download Media Player

Published at 02/17/2012 07:14:47


Media players come in many forms. Many media players only play audio and some only play video. Most media players play both video and audio. One popular media player is Windows Media Player. Windows Media Player is included on all operating systems of Windows. Many people do not like Windows Media Player because the audio and video playback is limited. Windows Media Player cannot play many file formats. A media player is similar to a physical audio player, such as your stereo.

A media player has all of the buttons and features you would see on a stereo, such as an equalizer, play, pause, rewind, stop, fast forward and volume buttons. Not only do media players play files, they have the capacity to burn CDs and to copy CDs. Most media players allow you to organize all of your video and audio files on your computer via a library or a jukebox feature. You can organize everything by title, year, album, etc. You download media player from various sites online. Many media players are free when you download media player. Download media player if you want to play other formats besides MP3, WMA, and other formats. You can download media player such as VLC Media Player or KMPlayer or WinAMP, the choice is up to you.

Step 1

Determine the media player you want to get on your computer before you download media player. For example, XMPlay only plays audio files, so if you only want to play audio files, download media player like XMPlay. If you want to play both video and audio, download media player like KMPlayer, Media Player Classic, WinAMP or VLC Media Player.

Step 2

Determine if you want to play all video and audio formats or popular formats that you want when you download media player. VLC Media Player and KMPlayer can play virtually any audio and video file on the Internet. If you want to keep it simple, download media player JetAudio, that plays popular media formats, but not rare formats.

Step 3

Determine the type of features you would want to have when you download media player. For instance, if you want a media player that plays audio and video and has a built-in Internet radio with 100s of radio stations, download media player WinAMP. If you want to rip or burn CDs, download MediaMonkey. Think about features you want to use.

Step 4

Read about the media player on and then read the reviews by the staff. Each media player on CNET is reviewed by users and staff members. The higher the rating, the better the media player. A five star rating is a perfect score. Read the features of the media player and read what users and staff members of the site are saying about the player.

Step 5

Download media player that you want the most. Click on the media player and then download media player. Wait for the program prompt to appear on your screen and then download on your computer. Wait for the download and then install the program on your PC.


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