First of all, this download is not for Vista users. If you are using Vista, don't bother with this post. This will install (or update) Windows Media Player 11 version 11.0.5721.5145 on your Windows XP machine. Manual download and installation will be useful if you have disabled automatic updates for some reason or if the target machine does not have access to the Internet. New build comes with several fixes and additions.


Description (From developer)

Windows Media Player 11 offers great new ways to store and enjoy all of your digital media. It's easier than ever to access all of your music, video, pictures, and recorded TV on your computer. Play it, view it, organize it, and sync it to a portable device for enjoying on the go, or share with devices around your home - all from one place. Windows Media Player 11 is designed to work with all editions of Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), and can also be used to restore Windows Media Player and related technologies to N and KN editions of Windows Vista.

Windows Media Player is the multimedia software developed by Microsoft to provide users with the ability to view multimedia content, both from the Internet and from their hard drive. This program allows you to view MPEG and various other types of video content, as well as audio clips.

Notable changes in this build

  • New UI
  • Support for better synchronization for portable devices
  • Album “stacks” of album art
  • Indexed libraries with search-as-you-type features
  • User controlled downgrade of quality for DRM content to allow for smaller files


[Click Here] to download Windows Media Player 11 v11.0.5721.5145 directly from official Microsoft Servers.