WV.Player 1.2.1.0

A fast and easy-to-use application designed to play most types of media files, featuring command line arguments and playlist manipulation
There is a large variety of media players that race to offer the most features, customization options and output quality at the lowest resource cost possible. Since most file formats can be rendered by all of them, the choice now only relies on provided set of features. WV.Player is once of them and comes equipped mostly with the bare necessities.

Lightweight and easy to use

The application does not require you to go through a setup process and can easily be stored on a removable disk drive. In terms of resource consumption, your computer won't feel a thing from running it, as it uses a low amount of CPU and memory.

Running it brings up a simplistic interface, with no shiny elements or something new on the block. A center list displays your selection of songs and playback options are stored in the lower side of the interface.

Manually add supported file formats

By default, you can only load a few audio file types in order to play them. However, you cannot create a playlist with combined elements. The overall design feels a little rough around the edges and is a little difficult to work with.

A side panel provides an explorer view of your hard disk drive so you manually navigate to the folder where your music files are found, since drag and drop is not supported. The next step is to select the preferred format from a drop-down menu, otherwise nothing is displayed. However, there is an option that allows you to add more formats, but this is done one by one.

Missing features keep it from being a pro

The application is not the best of its kind, with missing advanced features. There is no integrated equalizer so you can adjust sound according to your liking. Moreover, you must bring up the main window each time you want to change a song due to the lack of hotkey support, which is a major inconvenience since the application does not automatically jump to the next songs in the list.

To end with

Taking everything into consideration, we can say that WV Player is far from being an application you might consider using as your default media player. It supports as many formats as you can add, but the process of getting there is difficult, with an interface that leaves a little something to be desired.

Reviewed by on July 23rd, 2014


last updated on:
July 23rd, 2014, 11:59 GMT
file size:
503 KB
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Jose Falcao
license type:
Freeware
operating system(s):
Windows 2K / XP / Vista / Vista 64 bit / 7 / 7 64 bit / 8 / 8 64 bit
category:
C: \ Multimedia \ Audio \ Audio Players
download hub:
MIDI Player ( + 1 other )

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softpedia rating

2.5/5

user rating 41

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WV.Player - The application enables users to load most types of media files from a source folder and play them.WV.Player - Users have the option to filter the type of media file they want to load from the source folder.WV.Player - By accessing the File menu, users can play an audio track or copy, paste and delete a file from the ones displayed.WV.PlayerWV.PlayerWV.PlayerWV.PlayerWV.Player
What's New in This Release:
  • MP3 tag window editor saves position and size now, and has 45 extra 'genre' types added, as per true ID3 norms.
  • A couple more menus were created, bellow the 'Help' one and 'Copy' and 'Paste' bellow the 'File one, now introducing Copy/Paste of files between folders, easily.
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Application description

WV.Player allows users to play most of their multimedia files, such as AVI, WAV, MIDI, MPG, MP3, WMV, and other file t...

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