Op de website van Windows Media vond Deezire de beta van Windows Media Player 10. Met WMP kan er niet alleen muziek gespeeld worden, maar ook films kijken, cd's rippen en kopiėren behoort tot de mogelijkheden. Gevonden problemen kunnen in deze Microsoft-nieuwsgroup worden gemeld. Developers die aan de slag willen met WMP 10 kunnen hier alle informatie over de SDK vinden. De volgende punten zijn veranderd en verbeterd sinds de vorige versies:
- Sleek New Design. A streamlined and sleek new design delivers a fresh new look and improved ease of use, including faster access to top Player tasks. The most important Player features are now in a more prominent position in the library, enabling users to accomplish everyday digital media tasks all in one convenient place and to take advantage of the powerful capabilities of the Player while browsing the library.
- Choice of Online Stores. Introducing the first "Digital Media Mall" enabling you to discover, download, rent or stream music and video within the Player from a choice of online stores. These stores enjoy deeper integration and customization within the Player to enhance their functionality and ease of use.
- Enhanced Device Support. A wide selection of devices are supported with this release, including a host of current portable music players and new Portable Media Center devices that will be available later this year. A major component of this rich device support includes a new feature called Auto Sync which enables the seamless, automatic synchronization of music, video, and even recorded TV and photos to supported portable devices.
- Improved All-in-One Smart Jukebox. Windows Media Player 10 Technical Beta builds upon the award-winning Windows Media Player 9 Series, delivering fast and flexible playback, unmatched audio and video quality, and smart jukebox features designed to save you time and effort.