Listen to Internet radio. Watch breaking news over broadband. Build your own music and video playlists. With the MICROSOFT® WINDOWS MEDIA® PLAYER FOR WINDOWS® XP HANDBOOK, you control the airwaves! Personalize the way you see, hear, and experience digital media with this all-in-one kit of tools and how-tos from Microsoft’s Windows Media team. You get everything you need to bring cutting-edge music and video everywhere your PC, laptop, or portable device goes!
Discover the exciting new MP3 and Windows Media features throughout Windows XP
Use built-in CD burning to produce your own discs fast
Watch DVDs and streamed media—full screen!
Create your own media library and keep it organized with automatic file-tracking
Embed the player in your Web page
Take your music and video to go on your Pocket PC or other device
Personalize your player with skins and visualizations—and build your own with the Software Development Kit (SDK) on CD-ROM
Windows Media Player SDK—your complete resource for creating skins, visualizations, and player-enhanced Web pages
Windows Media Player Bonus Pack—includes new skins and visualizations, MP3 converter, skin importer, Power Toys, and other useful utilities
Advanced Script Indexer for creating multimedia files
Additional tutorials, scenarios, and tips and tricks for Windows Media Player
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Seth McEvoy wrote the Microsoft Windows Media Player 7 Handbook. He was also a co-author of the Microsoft Windows Movie Player Handbook and the lead writer for the Windows Media Player SDK, which recently won an award from the Society for Technical Communication. He’s been at Microsoft for nearly ten years as an editor and writer on a variety of projects, including Access, OLE, Microsoft Press, Windows 95, Interactive Television, NetShow®, Virtual Worlds, VML, Mac Office, and the Windows Media Player. Before coming to Microsoft, he wrote 33 children’s books and computer books.