Windows Media Player 3
Date Released: 1991
File Size: 24.0 KB
Platforms: IA-32, Alpha, MIPS
Operation Systems: Windows 3.1/NT 3.1
Last Updated: March 11, 2020
The Windows Media Player is the well-known media player which comes with the Windows OS and is used for playing most multimedia files and various streaming media protocols.
Windows Media Player 3 is a series of 16-bit media player produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, released on 1991. The series began with Windows 3.0 with Multimedia Extension, which was first published during April 1991 as a successor to outdated Windows 2.x.
During its lifetime, Windows Media Player introduced several enhancements to the still Windows-based platform, including improved system stability, expanded support for multimedia, etc.
Windows Media Player 3 compatible with Windows 3.0/3.1, Windows NT 3.1/3.5/3.51. In 1995, the Microsoft released its latest software version Windows Media Player 3.51, which is the most widely used media player in the world.
Windows Media Player 3.0 and 3.1 are not supported and no longer available for download from official Microsoft web site. On the other hand, you could find and download the complete releases Windows Media Player 3.0 and 3.1 below on this page.