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Adobe releases Media Player software

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 09 Apr 2008 23:48 User comments (5)

Adobe releases Media Player software Adobe has launched the Adobe Media Player along with downloadable content and instructional videos on Wednesday. The new software will rival players such as Microsoft's Windows Media Player (WMP) and Apple's QuickTime. Video content is also being offered by the company, including episodes of CSI: Miami and CSI: New York, along with music videos and similar content.
Adobe aimed for the media player and video service to be free to all users, paid for by showing advertisements. Users can subscribe to their available shows, sort their favorites and get reminders when episodes become available. Whether the shows are available for download or streaming, or are DRM-protected or DRM-free, is totally up to the content provider.

The service, which will work with Vista and Mac OS X, brings about the possibility of advertising content based on the videos in a much better detailed and directed manner than previously done. For example, the clothing worn by actors or the surrounding objects could be advertised to the viewer.

You can download the Adobe Media Player at:
http://www.adobe.com/products/mediaplayer/

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5 user comments

110.4.2008 9:31

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The service, which will work with Vista and Mac OS X

Not XP?

210.4.2008 11:00

^^That's going to be a BIG turn off to a lot of potential customer's who've gone back to XP.

310.4.2008 21:10

System requirements
Specific system requirements for Adobe® Media Player software include the following:

Windows
Intel® Pentium® 4 2.33GHz or faster processor
Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Vista® Home, Business, or Ultimate
1GB of RAM and 64MB of VRAM

Mac OS (PowerPC)
PowerPC® G5 1.8GHz or faster processor
Mac OS X v10.4.9–10.4.11 or 10.5.1–10.5.2
1GB of RAM and 64MB of VRAM

Mac OS (Intel)
Intel Core™ Duo 1.33GHz or faster processor
Mac OS X v10.4.9–10.4.11 or 10.5.1–10.5.2
1GB of RAM and 64MB of VRAM

411.4.2008 5:16

I Downloaded AMP and I use XP, and quality is perfect.
All you need is

Intel® Pentium® 4 2.33GHz or faster processor
Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Vista® Home, Business, or Ultimate
1GB of RAM and 64MB of VRAM

I found it to be a very High-quality audio and video, even at full-screen resolutions.

511.4.2008 11:04

Their system requirements are a load of crap. I'm running it on a P3 XP SP2 with 512Mb of ram and a 128Mb video card. It works just fine nice and clear no problems. I think the biggest issue would be connection speed not system specs (up to a point at least). And no it is not my everyday usage PC. It is just my media "server".

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