Advice 1: How to activate subtitles in Windows Media Player

Why do you may need subtitles? If you want to see a foreign film, which has not yet appeared, the transfer or exercise in translation from that language. Also, it is useful if you want to hear the voices of the actors.
How to activate subtitles in Windows Media Player
You will need
  • computer;
  • - access to the Internet;
  • - Windows Media Player.
Install codecs to play movie with subtitles. Install a set of codecs K-lite. Next, you need to download the subtitles yourself. This can be done on the sites, Next, extract the subtitles from archive (with files in the format *.rar and *.zip can handle the program Winrar), put them in the folder where the movie.
Download and install a special plug-in designed to connect the subtitles to the video players. It is best to install a plugin that supports different players and different formats of subtitles. For example, install DivXG400. It has support for almost all known subtitle formats, but there are problems with displaying Cyrillic.
Download plugin DivXG400 to enable subtitles in Media Player. To do this, follow the link on the plugin name, select a save location and wait for the download. Then run the installation file and install the plugin to your computer. Copy the subtitle files into the folder containing the video file. Rename the subtitle file: it must have the same name as the video file. Open the movie in Windows Media Player.
Connect the subtitles in Media Player with VobSub plugin. It supports subtitles in these formats: *.ssa, *.smi, *.srt, *.sub. To view the subtitles, download the plugin at the link and install it on your computer.
Connect the plug-in Media Player to install support for Cyrillic characters, select the Unicode version. Then move the file with the subtitles in the folder with the movie. Rename the subtitle file: it must have the same name as the video file (e.g. a, film.avi). Open the movie with Windows Media Player.

Advice 2: How to install Windows Media Player

Each owner of a personal computer hard disk is stored many movies and albums with music for viewing and listening which need the player. One of the most popular is Windows Media Player allows you to play almost all known media formats. Download the player from the official Microsoft website. The new version of the media player to offer users even more features – this new interface and the ability to directly download music from online music stores.
How to install Windows Media Player

To install Windows Media Player correctly, you must close all active programs. It's not just a warning to avoid all sorts of conflicts between the software. The fact is that the number of applications from Microsoft, such as Internet Explorer, use some features of the player. For the proper and complete installation, they must be inactive, including a previous version of Windows Media Player. For this you need to make sure that in the system tray there is no corresponding program icon. It is best to go to the "Toolbar" and uncheck the box next to "Windows Media Player".

In order to install Windows Media Player by yourself, you need to go to the folder where you saved the package and double click to click on the icon of the installer (typically this is a file with the name MP8Setup.exe where MP means Media Player, and the number denotes the version number).

In the first window of the installation program determines if the active program, and will offer to close them. Clicking "Next" will show the License agreement which the user must read and accept the terms of the agreement. To do this, click the "Accept"button.

In the new window to set privacy settings it is recommended to remove all checkboxes next to "acquire licenses automatically for protected content" and "Send unique player ID to content providers". It is also recommended to remove a tick opposite "to Store the log files and the addresses in the player, because this information can be made available to other users of the computer. When you are done, again click "Next".

The installation program prompts you to choose Windows Media Player as my primary MP3 player. If users have other players, then you need the tab "file Types" uncheck the box labelled "Files of audio in MP3 format". So Windows Media Player will not qualify for their reproduction without the permission of the user.

In the next tab "Additional features" it is proposed to put the player icon on the desktop or on the quick launch toolbar. Depending on preferences, you can either remove the tick labels, or leave. Clicking on the finish button, the installer will complete its work. When you first start Windows Media Player searches for media files on your computer and add them to the collection.

Advice 3: How to replace Windows Media Player

Media player Windows Media Player has a number of disadvantages (vulnerability, demanding of computer resources). If features and capabilities of this player you are not satisfied with, find him a quality replacement.
How to replace Windows Media Player
Go to the following website:
Click on the Download link located in left column of this page. Find the section Binaries, and point MPlayer Windows with SMPlayer GUI (recommended). Download the. EXE file on the HTTP link located to the right of this paragraph. Save it, run the installer and then install with it player MPlayer.
Player which you just installed, unable to access the codecs that are already present in the system. He began to accept files in various formats that you find on the same page Binary Codec Packages section, and click Windows x86 20071007 (the numbers at the end of the name can vary). Download the ZIP archive of the HTTP link located to the right of this paragraph.
Using the Windows search system files and folders, locate the folder called codecs. Open the downloaded archive with any archiver (e.g. 7-Zip), then copy all the files with the codecs in this folder.
Note that MPlayer with all its advantages has one disadvantage: he loses badly streaming and therefore unsuitable for listening to Internet radio stations. To be able to listen to them, without resorting to using Windows Media Player, download player Real Player from the following page:

Click on the green button Real Player Free Download, download setup file and install the player. Try not to use it for any purposes other than streaming, broadcasting. Do not download by mistake player Plus Real Player (click to download below and has a blue color) - this is the paid version of the normal Real Player.
Check out the work of both players. First try to run a few audio and video files of different formats, and the second is to open multiple streaming links and listen to the Internet broadcast.
Do not download files from pirated sources. Don't listen to Internet radio or download large files in the absence of unlimited Internet access.
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