Microsoft introduced a new media player for Windows 11 devices last year, replacing the years-old Groove Music app. But starting today, Microsoft is rolling out the Windows 11 Media Player app for Windows 10 users as well. The new Media Player app will replace the Groove Music app on your Windows 10 PC.
Microsoft has been testing the new Media Player app with Windows 10 Release Preview Insiders for weeks now, so it’s not exactly surprising to see the app finally making its debut for stable Windows 10 versions. Available via media player app update. If you’re running Windows 10, you’ll now see an update to the Groove Music app on the Microsoft Store, and installing it will bring the modern media player app to your PC.
However, you shouldn’t worry about losing your Groove Music playlist after transitioning to Windows 11 Media Player. Any playlists you had on the Groove Music app will automatically be available on the new media player app. It’s worth noting that on Windows 10, you’ll still see the Movies and TV apps after installing the new Media Player app, which is strange considering that both apps can play videos.
The new Media Player app compliments the new look and feel of Windows 11. But more than that, it has many features. These include the ability to quickly browse and play music, as well as create and manage playlists, a dedicated playback view featuring album art and rich artist imagery, full support for browsing, managing your local video collection as well as Including the ability to see. You can also rip CDs using the app.
All the above functionalities are also available on the new Media Player app being rolled out for Windows 10 users. However, the app may not be available for all Windows 10 users today, and if you are still not seeing it, then you should wait for a few more days.
If you are using Windows 10, have you installed the new Media Player app on your PC? Let us know in the comments section.