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Top 4 Microsoft Windows Media Player Plugins.

It’s hard to find good WMP plugins. If you can’t find good plugins, despair not! Now that you’ve made your way to this article, you should have no trouble picking out some of the best WMP plugins available.


1. Now Playing Plugin

The Now Playing plugin is one of the best Windows Media Player plugins. It is easy to use and the best for basic and advanced WMP enhances. It has many features, but the one I like the most is the ability to automatically update Facebook and Twitter statuses with the song that you’re listening to. The plugin lets you choose what information you want to pull from WMP, from the filename to the bitrate or the artist and song title. Advanced computer users can also export their “now playing” information to an XML file. This is particularly useful if you use WordPress widgets, as it allows you to upload your “now playing” information to your WordPress blog, and show visitors what songs you were listening to lately. Now Playing is amazing, it can even pull additional album information from iTunes and Amazon.

License: Shareware – $15 for registered version

2. Lyrics Plugin

The Lyrics Plugin is one of the most sought after WMP plugins. It is particularly tailored for music fans. It displays the lyrics of the song you are currently listening to in the WMP window. Windows Media Player can also display lyrics, but the real benefit of the Lyrics Plugin is you can also search for lyrics and add them if they are not instantly found.

License: Free

3. WMPKeys Plug-in

Windows Media Player offers some hotkeys, which make using WMP easy. There are also some people who like to only use hotkeys to operate software. With the WMPKeys Plugin, things become even easier. It lets you change the hotkeys for volume, playback, forward, rewind, next/previous track and ratings. Why wouldn’t you want an easy way to define your own hotkeys for WMP?

License: Free

4. DFX Audio Enhancer

The DFX Audio Enhancer is one of the coolest Windows Media Player plugins. It lets you tweak a number of things as well as optimize playback for speakers and headphones. The Windows Media Player offers good quality audio, but with the DFX Audio Enhancer WMP plugin you can further enhance the sound quality. After installing this plugin, you will want to go back and listen to your entire library again! The plugin also has a fancy and high-tech graphical interface, and is easy to use.

License: Free.