Microsoft has thrown out the capability to play DVD’s with it’s new OS and has also binned Media Center. You can however, If your a fan of it, buy Media Center from Microsoft but it is unclear how much it will go for. They do however stress that Windows 8 will be able to play the majority of videos as it will include codecs to play the most popular formats, but what is the point of upgrading to Windows 8 if you can’t play music by default. Although, it does give other players such as iTunes the upper-hand.
This could possibly be the difference between the success and failure between Windows 8 for Tablets as if you have to go and download extra software to play your music and videos then something’s gone wrong. At least we can’t complain for too much bloat ware!
Let us know what you think about this strange move from Microsoft. Do you think that this is a good or bad change to their OS? Do you enjoy using Microsoft Media Player? Let us know in the comments below.
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