In a new update for Windows 10 users, Groove Music will be replaced by the new Windows Media Player, leaving all your music and playlists intact.
according to windows up-to-date (opens in a new tab), if you go to the Microsoft Store in Windows 10, you’ll see Groove Music in the Updates section. Once you press “Update”, the application will automatically be overwritten with the newer Windows Media Player.
While the “Groove” name has been around since 2015, it’s actually been around since the debut of Windows Vista in 2006, as Zune Music helped manage content on Zune devices and was designed to compete with Apple’s iPod and iPhone devices .
However, the app hasn’t had any major updates in recent years, and the name ends up being meaningless to anyone who finds the app on a PC, which is why it’s only a good thing that Windows Media Player replaced it.
Windows Media Player doesn’t just play your music – it can also play video files, from files shot on your iPhone to any DRM-free movie and TV show files you have stored on your PC. In that sense, it’s now more similar to the excellent VLC media player.
If you want to finally digitize your old music collection, you can also rip CDs like it’s 2001.
and some good ones accessibility options (opens in a new tab) In Media Player, such as keyboard shortcuts so that you can better play, skip, and pause content that suits your needs.
Overall, it’s good to see Windows Media Player almost back to its former glory. Why Groove Music has lasted so long remains a mystery, especially now that iTunes has been replaced by Apple Music.
However, Windows 10 and 11 finally have a dedicated media app that makes sense both in function and in name.Now let’s start looking at some visualization tool (opens in a new tab) Make a payback to the next Microsoft.