The new Windows 11 Media Player, which was previously only available to Insiders, is slowly rolling out to all Windows 10 users. This will replace the not-so-popular Groove Music on Windows 10.
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Microsoft has backported another Windows 11 app to Windows 10. The updated Windows Media Player (do not confuse it with the classic WMP) is now available for download in the Release Preview Channel.
The freshly redesigned Media Player app for Windows 11 has finally arrived on the Beta Channel. This is two and a half months after the application first landed on the Windows 11 Dev Channel.
Apparently Microsoft has started rolling out the Media Player app to non Insiders, but with no known store listing we have found a way for any Windows 11 user to install it, if they want.
Microsoft has started rolling out a new Media Player app for Insiders on the Windows 11 Dev Channel. It is meant to replace Groove Music while the legacy Windows Media Player co-exists.
Microsoft has posted a support document outlining its plans to retire streaming music from OneDrive in the Groove Music app for Windows 10. It's already retired for iOS and Android.
Microsoft posted a support document today to announce that it will be killing off its Groove Music apps for iOS and Android in December. The apps will still work on Windows 10 and Xbox One.
Microsoft has rolled out an update for Groove Music for Windows 10 Mobile, adding some interesting new features like the ability add an album to the music queue, sync your OneDrive music, and more.
Microsoft released an update for its Groove Music app in the Release Preview ring today, adding an equalizer, along with some other minor new features. It should be generally available soon.
Microsoft has released a new update for the Groove Music app, bumping it to version 10.18011.12711.0. The update adds some more Fluent Design features to the native music playback app on Windows 10.
Microsoft officially put its Groove music streaming service out to pasture on January 1st. As a result, the company's digital assistant lost the ability to identify songs vis-à-vis Shazam.
As Microsoft promised three months ago, the company will be shutting down its Groove Music Pass today. Customers can no longer stream their libraries or download music purchased from the Store.
On December 31, Microsoft will discontinue its Groove Music service, meaning that subscribers and purchasers have just a few days left to manage their content before it disappears.
Another indication foreshadowing the end of Microsoft's music streaming service has appeared in the Groove Music app for Windows 10 Mobile and PC, prompting users to get Spotify ahead of the shutdown.
For the next week, Microsoft is offering new subscribers of Groove Music Pass six free months of service when they sign up and pay for their first month, as part of its Labor Day deals.
Microsoft confirmed in May that visualizations, an equalizer, and other features, were in development for its Groove Music app. Now, images and details of some of those features have been revealed.
Microsoft Rewards members can usually claim a three-month Groove Music Pass in exchange for 28,000 points - but the company is now offering a three-month subscription for just 200 points.
The new update makes searching and watching music videos on Groove Music easier and more convenient than ever before as the artist pages now feature a new section dedicated to music videos.
Microsoft is testing a new Insider build of its Groove Music app that will feature a mini view mode. It's still uncertain when the feature will be generally available to Windows 10 users.
Taylor Swift has changed her stance on streaming services and restored her full catalog to all of the music streaming industry's major services after almost three years since her departure.
The newest update for Groove Music on the non-Insider builds of Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile brings the signature translucent look of Fluent Design, as well as automatic playlists.
Microsoft is giving away a free gift card for apps, games, music, movies and TV shows from its online store to those who purchase a one-year Groove Music Pass subscription in one of four countries.
Those of you who are fans of Linkin Park will be able to stream the band's One More Light album via Groove Music. There's also a playlist curated by the band, containing songs that inspired the LP.
An update to the Cortana app on Android has confirmed that Harman Kardon's new Invoke speaker - which will use voice controls powered by the digital assistant - will support a range of music services.
Microsoft has sent out a new update today that gives users a glimpse of design changes coming to Windows 10. If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast Ring be sure to head over to the Windows Store.
Microsoft has been updating quite a few Windows 10 in-box apps. Groove Music has snagged a new update today, for Windows Insiders on the Fast and Slow Rings introducing a slightly tweaked interface.
After adding the ability to share playlists from its Groove music app on Windows 10 and iOS devices in the last couple of weeks, Microsoft has now added that feature to the Android version of the app.
Playlist sharing and Groove Pass preview features are coming to those who use Groove as their music streaming app of choice on iOS less than a week after they debuted on Windows 10 Mobile.
Microsoft's Groove Music now allows you to share personal playlists and preview songs in its library, while Movies & TV has received video overlay and wider video format support in the latest updates.
For the second time since November, Microsoft is again offering new subscribers to its Groove Music Pass a free four-month trial of the service before they decide if they want to buy a subscription.
While Microsoft recently updated Groove on Xbox One to support music videos, the company is now rolling out an update for Windows 10 PCs and phones on the Fast ring with the same feature.
Support for music videos disappeared from Groove on the Xbox One when Microsoft launched the UWP version of the app. That feature has now returned, but the implementation isn't exactly perfect.
Microsoft is hoping to entice more people to buy its music subscriptions. In addition to a free 30-day trial, it's offering new Groove Music Pass subscribers a further three months of service free.
If you're a Windows Insider on the Fast ring, Microsoft has a Groove Music update waiting for you. It includes a few minor new features, such as making it easier to find offline music.
Microsoft today updated its universal Groove Music app with a number of new features, such as voice controls on Xbox One. The update also contains fixes and improvements for Windows and Xbox.
Microsoft has updated its Groove app on the Xbox One, enabling support for background music playback for all users. Until now, that feature was only available for Groove users on the Xbox One Preview.
Less than two weeks after its last update for Windows Insiders, Microsoft is rolling out a new version of the Groove music app to PCs, phones and HoloLens in the Fast ring, with various new features.
Following last month's release of a major update to its Groove music app on iOS, Microsoft is now rolling out a further update, which includes a range of improvements and fixes for various issues.
Microsoft has released a significant update to its Groove music app - now available for Insiders in the Fast ring - with the ability to edit metadata in the app, feedback for playlists, and more.
Microsoft has updated Groove on iOS and Android, promising "significant improvements" to reliability, a new Explore view "to learn about the most popular songs and new releases", and more.