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  1. Players are used to play streaming media, audio and video files. The player is installed as software on local clients and can play streaming files. The players are equipped with the typical control and display elements of a playback device with buttons for forward, rewind and stop, the volume control, the display for the sequence that has run, etc.
    Example of an operator interface of a Quicktime player

    Example of an operator interface of a Quicktime player

    The player software is provided by the manufacturers as a free download. Commonly used media players are Windows Media Player, RealPlayer and Quicktime Player.
  2. Players are also called the mobile players that work with different audio codecs or video codecs. One of the most popular music players is the iPodMP3 player from Apple. Besides the music players, there are the multimedia players.
Englisch: player
Updated at: 18.01.2019
#Words: 129
Links: streaming media, audio, video, software (SW), display
Translations: DE

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