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Multimedia Players
Help and Tips

Tips and tricks for various multimedia players including RealPlayer, QuickTime, Winamp, and Windows Media Player.

QuickTime for Windows

Tips on downloading and tweaking the QuickTime for Windows multimedia player, used to play .MOV movies and other files.


Play streaming audio and video plus music CDs and other multimedia with the RealPlayer tool. Tips on downloading and using this software.

Winamp 5

Help with the Winamp 5 multimedia player including shuffling playlists and tweaking Winamp visualizations.

Windows Media Player

Get help playing multimedia files with the Windows Media Player. Tip topics include troubleshooting multimedia playback, CD ripping, security and privacy, visualizations, interface customizations, and keyboard shortcuts.

#1: Monkey Around with Your Media Files
MediaMonkey for Windows lets you organize and play multimedia files, supporting visualizations and a party mode.

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Download the free IrfanView image viewing and editing tool for Windows. Plus tips on managing Irfanview plug-ins, tweaking digital photos, and more.

Media Center Edition 2005

Tips on troubleshooting and configuring Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005.


Tips regarding Photoscape, a photo viewer / editor for Windows with support for batch processing.


Tips for Google's Picasa photo viewing, editing, and sharing application. Tips include downloading and installing Picasa, printing photos, backing up photos to CD or DVD, and Picasa configuration tweaks.

Windows Live Photo Gallery

Tips for the Windows Live Photo Gallery image management, sharing, and editing tool.

Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011

Tips and help for the Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011 image management, sharing, and editing tool.

Windows Vista - Windows Media Center

Troubleshooting and configuration tips and support for Windows Media Center in Windows Vista.

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