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    New Windows Media Player For Windows 11: A Complete Guide


    Microsoft is slowly rolling out the latest version of windows media player for the windows 11 operating system. Here are the new features that are coming with that app, check out now.

    By Kamlesh Ranjan | 
    Updated: 10th May 2022 10:32 IST

    Table Of Contents

    • 1
      What will happen to Groove Music App?
    • 2
      How to Download Media Player in Windows 11?
    • 3
      Features of the new Windows Media Player for Windows 11 OS:
      • New User interface:
      • File support:
      • Additional music player feature:

    Highlights of the Story

    • Groove music app is going to be discontinued, and a new version of Windows media player will take over.
    • Know everything about the latest media player and its features in this article.

    Microsoft has launched a new version of Windows Media player for Windows 11 users. This brand new app aims to rejuvenate the enthusiasm among the users about the nostalgic windows media player. First, though, the new exciting version of the windows media player is available to download in the public domain and is slowly rolling out for all Windows 11 and soon will be updated. So, let’s see what is new in the app.

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    What will happen to Groove Music App?

    Groove Music app

    Fair question! The Groove Music app will be discontinued, and though I know you had some sweet personal memories with the app, don’t worry; the new music app will not disappoint you. The new media player app has a catchy material design that Windows 11 is famous for, and it will support all the media files that the Groove music app did.

    The all-new media player app has a smooth UI, additional features that will enable you to create a quick playlist. In addition, if you had a playlist on the groove app, it would automatically be synced with the new media player app of windows 11.

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    How to Download Media Player in Windows 11?

    Only a few windows users have started receiving the final version of the Windows Media Player. Microsoft is currently rolling out this update in phases, and soon it will be available for your PC or laptop. First, however, you might need to make sure that you are on the latest version of Windows 11, i.e. Build 22000.346. If you have this version of the OS, the system will automatically update your Groove Music app with the new Windows Media Player.

    In addition, you can keep check of the official Windows website; however, the latest version of the app is not yet available to download. Nevertheless, there are high chances that it will soon be available on the platform.

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    Features of the new Windows Media Player for Windows 11 OS:

    Features of New Windows Media Player

    Since the basic functionality of a media playing app is to just run some media files, in terms of features, the app can be divided into a few sections, UI/UX, File Support, and additional feature.

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    New User interface:

    The fresh media player app has the latest material design, perfectly in sync with the design and look of Windows 11. The transitions are smooth, and you’ll see the new curve corners with drop shadows on the screen. In addition, it has a transparent bar that goes with the current theme of your Windows. The UI is also simpler than before, and you can easily navigate to the settings and all the other additional features.

    File support:

    As any media player would do, the new windows media player is capable of playing any media file. Surely, the app is designed to play offline media files, such as mp3, wav, m4a, mp4, mov or mpeg files. It can also play any additional file format that you have.

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    Additional music player feature:

    The app also has additional features that you might need to check out, apart from playing music or watching a video. For example, it now has a dedicated playback view that features album arts and a picture of artists. It also now supports playing music and browsing all your music and video catalogue within the app. In addition, the app will also allow you to use some shortcut keys for playback control, making the user experience amiable.

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