Real Player 11 Review

The version gold of the RealPlayer multimedia player 11th of the name finally left in Thursday but only bound for the Windows users for the moment (XP or Vista). A multimedia player who takes more the features of a multi-media power station of leisure’s able to hold the high competition with its competitors, iTunes of Apple and the Windows Media Player from Microsoft.

In addition to a more sober appearance with an interface with tabs to facilitate navigation in its centre, the functionalities of reading of RealPlayer which deals with the most current types of videos (Windows Media, Flash, QuickTime, RealMedia, AVI, DivX) were improved (full screen, redimensioning). The RealVideo diffusions in streaming are faster with a setting in less important buffer memory, the management of the library was improved on several points with in particular posting of miniatures and to also note, a function of entirely integrated research.

Many of other things to be discovered but the new most attractive functionality are undoubtedly the fact of being able to very download in a click the videos resulting from sites to the mode such YouTube or Dailymotion. Several simultaneous remote loadings can be operated but that is about possible only as from the moment when the file wished in room (audio files included) is not protected by royalties and thus subjected to the mode of the DRM.

In the middle of all your numeric recreations, Real Player can also dialogue with your walkman MP3, control the burning of your CD audios and, innovation of size, read your DVD like a turntable of living room.

If the basic version of RealPlayer is free, there exists also a full paying version of the qualifier Plus offering additional functionalities like burning of DVD/VCD, the manual conversion of media, the transfer of the videos towards the iPod even the iPhone (after installation of a plug-in planned for the beginning of 2008).

Real Player 11 represents a good alternative to Winamp or Windows Media Player. Its interface is extremely pleasant and their compatibility multiformat is one of its principal assets. However certain functions are not always easy of access and the price required to resolve certain functions advanced, will be able to reject some of them.

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