Microsoft’s built-in Windows 8 music player has been revealed.
Screenshots leaked to the Internet on Tuesday reveal an inbuilt music player for Windows 8 that can run side-by-side with Metro apps. Winunleaked published a number of screenshots showing off the music player on Tuesday. The player appears to be a simple way to play music locally or from other devices, network locations and homegroups.
The now playing screen of the Windows 8 music player shows off the album art and queue features of the software. There’s also options to pin or open a “shop” within the app. Repeat, shuffle and save queue functions are also part of the Windows 8 music player. Winunleaked describes the player as a “Music beta”. The style of the player appears to closely match Windows Phone and Microsoft’s Windows 8 metro style apps.
The screenshots follow the leak of Windows Store images earlier this week. Microsoft is currently preparing a Windows 8 beta and Windows Store, both will be unveiled in late February. The software giant is likely to demo pre-beta builds of Windows 8 at the Consumer Electronics Show in early January.
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