How To Get Lyrics For Any Song In Windows Media Player

In the world of music, TuneWiki is a big name. It started out as a social media player for mobile phones, especially for Google android phones and as most of you know it’s history, it went on to become very popular. However, recently it has stepped into the world of internet with their website. People can log in and listen to any song of their choice, from thousands of tracks available online. Not just this, they can even view lyrics of the tracks, and can also see who else is listening to a particular song on a Google map.

You can have the same user experience as that on the Tune Wiki website, by the Tune Wiki Plug-in for Windows Media player 11. It enhances the interface of window media player by showing lyrics which are extracted from online wiki database, along with the music to create a better understanding. Tune Wiki plug-in also provide you the lyrics for YouTube videos on request.

After installing the Tune Wiki plug-in for windows Media Player 11, it appears as a skin for the Now Playing window.

Tune Wiki also provide you the facility of translating the lyrics into foreign language. Not only can you translate the language but you can also contribute and correct it. By connecting the player to other listeners as well through interactive music maps Tune Wiki serves the purpose of social networking media player. You just have to play the song of your choice either from the Tune Wiki library or from your computer and you can immediately track who else is listening to the same music in the world. This tool allows you to share the lyrics and your playlist with your friends on some social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. The system requirements for downloading Tune wiki include Windows Media Player 11 and Windows XP or Vista. Windows 7 is not supported as of now.

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How To Play Streaming WMA, Media Player Video In Firefox

View Windows Media Content embedded within Firefox

The Firefox web browser cannot play Windows Media Player content that is embedded in webpages. To play Windows Media Audio (.WMA), or Windows Media Video (.WMV), or .ASF file types, that might sometimes be embedded in sites as streaming media, you need to have Windows Multimedia framework installed and enabled on your browser. This allows you to play Windows Media files over the Internet through the MMS protocol or the RTSP protocol.

The Windows Media multimedia framework is a Microsoft technology created exclusively for distribution on Windows platforms. However, recently, Microsoft has released the Windows Media Player Firefox Plugin that has changed this situation. Now, Windows Media files can be streamed within the Mozilla Firefox window even though it is a non-IE third-party browser.

This plugin has been designed for all of the Windows versions – and works fine on all of the Windows XP and Windows Vista (32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64)) versions.

Downloading/Installing the Windows Media Player Firefox Plugin

You can the latest version of the Firefox plugin from here.

After you have downloaded the ‘wmpfirefoxplugin.exe’ installer executable, simply double-click on it and then click on the Install button. It is best if you have logged on to your machine as an administrator before you run the installer. Also, make sure that you close all your browser windows before starting the installation process.

In most cases, when you try to play an embedded Windows Media file in Firefox, you are automatically guided to this plugin and are advised to download it.

How Do Reset Or Upgrade DRM Utility in Windows Media Player

Errors due to Digital Rights Management (DRM)  constraints in Windows Media Player (WMP) – be it in Vista, Windows XP/ 2000 / 9x / Me – can be quite annoying. This happens particularly if the media file is copyrighted and thus frequently shows DRM license errors. The only solution to this problem is to change the copyright (i.e. DRM) settings of Windows Media Player so that it does not show error messages.

Moreover, there is another problem that can crop up while using the FairUse4WM (FU4WM) – a handy application that removes the DRM component of the copyrighted media that you purchased – and you might get an error message saying:

<filename> does not appear to be licensed to you

This error arises primarily because Mirakagi tool gets started before the license is actually acquired by FU4WM. A simple suggestion is to wait till the Play button is activated before you press the Start button in Mirakagi. However, if you have not installed the copyrighted media’s license key properly, then this error will keep on cropping up and you will have no other option than to reset the DRM license settings manually.

Also, you should know that resetting the DRM settings in WMP is equivalent to re-individualizing WMP. This means that all the media DRM licenses will be cleared and the DRM settings will be reset to a clean original state – the idea being that all errors are undone in the process. In this case, if you want to play the media file again, you will have to go to the site you bought it from, and buy a new DRM license that is valid.

You should read this informative guide to WMP DRM settings if you want to know more about this issue.

How To Show Current Windows Media Player Song As Your Status Message Of GTalk

We saw how to you can show current song playing on Winamp as your latest status message on Gtalk. Now let us see, how we can show the current song playing on Windows Media Player as you Gtalk status.

To get this done,

1> Open your Windows Media Player

2> Select Tools

3> Plugin

4> Options

5> Background Plugins

6> Enable Google Talk Music Plugin

How To Show Current Windows Media Player Song As Your Status Message Of GTalk

Also Read: How To Fix Google Talk Plugin No Available in Windows Media Player In Vista Problem.

Lyrics Plugin For Winamp And Windows Media Player

If you are a music fan then this is a must have Lyrics plugin for your Winamp And Windows Media Player.

Do you toggle between stopping, playing songs on your favorite player like Winamp and/or Windows Media Player and lyrics website. You don’t need to do it anymore as Lyrics Plugin will do the work for you.

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All the lyrics will be displayed automatically and if in case the lyrics plugin fails to find lyrics for any song, you can manually add it 🙂

[ Download Lyrics Plugin ]

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