You can browse audio and video files from your system and play them using this free Windows 8 media player. Not just this, there’s lot more in its features list like online searching and playing audios/ videos, and sharing via Facebook. You can also create your own playlists or add songs to the predefined playlists.
PL@Y is very functional, yet a lightweight media player. It lets you play videos in full screen mode and change their aspect ratio in window view. The app is also capable of playing songs in the background.
PL@Y media player is freely available in Music & Video category of Windows Store. Let’s see how this free Windows 8 all in one media player works.
Play Audio/ Video files using this free Windows 8 Media Player:
To use this free Windows 8 media player, first install and launch it on your Windows 8 system. As you arrive on the app’s Start screen, you will see a bottom panel with various functional keys of the media player including Play/ Stop, Forward, Reverse, Volume, and Mute. On top left side of the screen you will see icons to View Playlist and View History.
As you do a right-click on the screen, a top fly out will appear with options Audio, Video, Open, Search, and Create Playlist. Click on Open button to browse audio/ video files on your system and play them. Audio and Video buttons let you play audio and video files.
You can click on Search button to search audio and video files online and play them in this media player. Search option lets you search media files by album name, artist name, or a combination of track and artist name. You can also create your own playlists, edit, and save them.
Key Features of this free Windows 8 Media Player:
- Free Windows 8 media player
- Can play audio/ video files
- Supports all popular media file formats
- Supports full screen mode for video play
- Supports changing aspect ratio of the video screen
- Supports online search and play audio/ video files
- Option to create, edit, and save playlists
- Plays media in background
- Option to share media through Facebook
PL@Y is an awesome free Windows 8 media player packed with amazing features. The best part is that it can play media from your local library as well as online. A must try app for sure! Try it and share your feedback via comments.