Introducing Windows Media Player 9 for Mac OS X. Sporting a new brushed steel skin for Apple’s newest operating system, this new version of our player opens the world of Windows Media 9 content to Macintosh users, enabling them to access the best audio and video on the Web. New plug-in support added for Internet Explorer, Netscape and Safari enables playback of Windows Media files right from the browser.
Optimized for Mac
Windows Media Player for Mac has been designed specifically for the Macintosh platform. The release sports a new, easy-to-use design and enables users to directly access the best content on WindowsMedia.com. In addition to the default look and feel, there are three additional “skins”, which includes a mini-skin for audio-only.
Windows Media Playback Details
- Support for local and streamed playback of Windows Media files
- ASX version 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0 parsing
- UDP, TCP/IP, HTTP and multicast streaming
- Protocol automatic ordering and rollover
- Multiple bit rates
- Intelligent streaming
- Producer file support
- Server Side playlist
- Closed captioning
- HTTP basic authentication
- Limited Windows Media Download (WMD) support (will not display ICP skin – only playback of audio/video)