Microsoft PlayReady1.3

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A runtime that is necessary in order to give applications the ability to handle PlayReady content through the dedicated Runtime API for computers

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Microsoft PlayReady is a runtime package which enables you to run PlayReady content. The latter is a protection technology for entertainment products and services which includes encryption, output protection and DMR (Digital Rights Management), created by the developers at Redmond and first made available in 2008.

Simple setup process and support for 32 bit systems

This unique technology is suitable for a both 32 and 64 bit architectures, and can be installed on any Windows operation system, starting from Windows XP.

You should know that it comes in an MSI format and the setup process is quite typical, seeing it does not pose any kind of problems and does not take very long to complete.

Support for multiple business models and file formats

While protecting your content, the Microsoft PlayReady technology also allows you to share it among devices (even portable ones) and between people. In addition to that, it supports a large number of business models, such as rental, subscription, advertising and promotion, and can work with an array of content types, such as audio, video, e-books and the list goes on.

As a result, by installing this runtime on your PC will make it possible for you to process and launch all the protected material with a minimal amount of effort.

A last assessment

Taking all of this in consideration, we can safely say it is important to have Microsoft PlayReady on your computer, as it allows for the highest possible protection for content with a high portability rate, thus enabling all types of users to transfer and play their favorite songs or movies on any device.

Microsoft PlayReady was reviewed by Madalina Boboc
Last updated on July 29th, 2014

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