As expected of a Windows 8 app, MediaMonkey for Windows 8 offers you tile based interface that has been optimized for touchscreen devices. When you open up the app you will have the awesome interface of MediaMonkey for Windows 8 in front of you as shown in the screenshot below. This app is simply one of the most advanced media players out there for Windows 8 devices and offers a rich set of features for the users of the app. If you have a large collection of music files then this is one of the best app to enjoy them on your Windows 8 device.
MediaMonkey for Windows 8 offers you a sleek interface through which you can interact with your media collection. MediaMonkey for Windows 8 provides you with the ability to play audio as well as video files. This media player app for Windows 8 allows you to play audiobooks, music, video, and podcasts. MediaMonkey for Windows 8 supports the ability to navigate through your music collections by playlist, artist, album, and genre; the playlists are located in the center of the app window as seen in the screenshot above while the other things like albums, video, audiobook etc. are placed as tiles on the left part of the app window and clicking on them will bring up the respected options. For example clicking on the album tile brings up all the albums as shown below. Similarly you can click on any of the other tiles and open up their respective interface.
MediaMonkey for Windows 8 supports the following formats: mp3, ogg, wma, flac, m4a etc. and also has the ability to edit the playlist and tags information. One of the most amazing features of this app is that it has the ability to access content via DLNA/UPnP. To access this feature just click on the UPnP tile on the screen and you will have the list of servers as shown in the screenshot below.
The app also provides you with a list of options that includes a 10 band equalizer as shown in the screenshot below. To bring up this equalizer just right-click on the app window and you will be presented with a list of options as a menu at the top of the window. Just select the one which says equalizer and you will have equalizer in front of you as shown below.
To download MediaMonkey for Windows 8 click on this link. This will open up the Windows 8 app store webpage from where you can download and install this free media player app for Windows 8.
MediaMonkey for Windows 8 is one of the better media player for this platform and from the first release it has a rich set of features that could possibly make this media player very well known on Windows 8 as well. If you would like to try out the desktop version of MediaMonkey then click on this link. Also check out Real Player app for Windows 8 which is also a well known name that has released Windows 8 version of the app.