Get Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player is available for the Windows and Windows Phone operating systems. Use this table to find the right Player version for your system. (If you've got a Mac, you can download Windows Media Components for QuickTime to play Windows Media files.) Which version of Windows am I running?

Operating system/browser Player version How to get it

Windows 7

Windows Media Player 12
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Included in Windows 7 Starter, Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, and Enterprise editions. Get Windows 7.

For Windows 7 N or KN editions, download the Media Feature Pack.

Windows Vista

Windows Media Player 11
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Included in Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, and Enterprise editions.

For N and KN editions, download Windows Media Player 11 (for Windows XP).

Windows XP

Windows Media Player 11
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Download for 64-bit *
* Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP (64-bit) is designed to work with Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.

For N and KN editions, download Windows Media Player 11.

Windows Server 2008

Windows Media Player 11
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Included in Windows Server 2008 and installed when the Desktop Experience feature is turned on. See Knowledge Base article 947036 to learn how to turn on the Desktop Experience feature and to see a list of the other features that are included with the Desktop Experience.

Windows Server 2003

Windows Media Player 10

Included in Windows Server 2003 SP1 and SP2.

Get SP2

Get SP2 for x64 editions

Windows Phone

Windows Media Player Mobile
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Included as part of Windows Phone.

Mac OS X

Windows Media Components for QuickTime
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Windows Media Player ActiveX control for Firefox

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