Windows Media Player is available for the Windows and Windows Phone operating systems. Use this table to find the right Player version for your system. (If you’ve got a Mac, you can download Windows Media Components for QuickTime to playWindows Media files.)

Operating system Player version Notes
Windows 7 Windows MediaPlayer 12

Included in most editions of Windows 7(no download available).

Included in Windows 7 Starter, Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, and Enterprise editions.

For Windows 7 N or KN editions, download the Media Feature Pack.

Windows Vista Windows MediaPlayer 11

Included in most editions ofWindows Vista (no download available).

Included in Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, and Enterprise editions.

For N and KN editions, downloadWindows Media Player 11 (forWindows XP).

Windows XP Windows MediaPlayer 11

Download 32-bit
Download 64-bit*

Works with Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) and SP3.

*Windows Media Player 11 forWindows XP (64-bit) is designed to work with Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.

For N and KN editions, downloadWindows Media Player 11.

Windows Server 2008 Windows MediaPlayer 11


Mac OS X Windows MediaComponents for QuickTime


Windows Phone Windows MediaPlayer Mobile

Included (no download available).

Included as part of Windows Phone.

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