SAN FRANCISCO (08/29/2000) - Microsoft Corp. has selected Mainsoft's MainWin, a Windows platform for Unix and Linux, to include a Solaris version of Windows Media Player. Windows Media Player for Solaris 6.3 features cross-browser support, as well as administrator options for transmission protocols and user interface controls. For bandwidth management and quality control, it offers multiple bit-rate encoding and includes Microsoft's Intelligent Streaming technology. The company claims to offer CD-quality audio in a file only half the size of an MP3.
Windows Media Player for Solaris is available now and can be downloaded directly from Microsoft.