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RealPlayer 16.0.2

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14 May 2013

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Verdict

Fairly decent and powerful audio and video player, that now enables you to convert video, share on social networking sites and much more

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Type: Free for personal use only

Platform: Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Manufacturer: Real Networks

Size: 799Kb

Number of Downloads: 40157

Price: Free (basic edition, advert based)

RealPlayer is a media player that is at home with online video and social media as it is with media on your computer.

It can play a wide variety of file types including Flash videos such as those found on Youtube, MPEG-4 and Windows Media videos and MP3, WMA, AAC audio files among others.

There are also some Real Player formats including a lossless format for audio that only takes up half the space of the original files.

Online video is where Real Player is most useful. Add-ons are installed for Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome that display a small button whenever a compatible video is played. Click on this button to download the video to your computer.

This version also includes a new option to tell friends about the video using Twitter or Facebook, and to convert the video to watch on portable devices.

There is a long list of presets from the iPhone and iPod and Blackberry phones to Sony PSPs and Playstation 3.

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