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Adding More Functionality with Plug-Ins

You can add extra functionality to Windows Media Player by downloading and installing a variety of different plug-ins. A plug-in is a utility that attaches to WMP and provides additional features, such as audio and video effects, or the ability to play new file formats.

To download new plug-ins, click the down arrow beneath the Now Playing button and select Plug-ins, Download Plug-ins. This opens your web browser to Microsoft's Plug-ins for Windows Media Player page. Here you can find Microsoft-endorsed plug-ins of various types, all available for free download.

You can find additional non-Microsoft plug-ins at WMPlugins.com (www.wmplugins.com). Many of the plug-ins at this site were written for previous ...

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