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					Digital Music and Video
Experience in Windows XP



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Microsoft Corporation
Music and Video Goals
   Make Windows XP the premier OS for digital
    media & entertainment
        Make it fun, discoverable, easy and cool
        Enable a wide range of digital media scenarios
                                 Web-based   Internet   Home Movie
    Digital Music   DVD Movies
                                  Movies      Radio      Creation

Deliver      the best player experience
    Bestquality audio & video, easy to control
    Ensure that the player is enterprise-ready

Deliver      the best jukebox experience
          destination for ripping, managing, & burning
    Single
    Improved shell integration for media management

Deliver      the easiest home video experience
    Make  it easier to capture, edit, and share home movies
    Better support for devices (IEEE1394, Pocket PC)
Learning from MP7
   Overall customer satisfaction is high…
       Ease of use, all-in-one, audio/video quality,
        personalization options
       11/00 consumer study by Millward Brown
        (http://msmedia.millwardbrown.com/)

   …But there are lessons learned
       Basic activities still too confusing for new users
       Advanced users want more personalization,
        more direct control
       Better MP3 support (management, ripping, ID3v2)
       All want it smaller and faster… with more features
       Corporate Manageability and Deployment
Windows MPXP
                   DVD playback w/ rich media information
  All-in-One       Native CD Burning up to 700% faster
                   Industry first video export to portable devices


                   Streamlined, smaller form and feel
  Easy to Use      Offline display of metadata
                   Improved MP3 support throughout


     Best          Best Audio/Video playback: WMV 8
 Audio & Video     Best quality CD ripping: WMA 8
                   Industry-first full screen playback controls
  Experience

                   Can hide quick access panel, menu bar
Personalization
                   New corporate skin with “lockdown”
& Customization    Policy support for corporate settings
Demo
My Music & Search

                Start Menu – My Music, Windows Media Player
Easy to Find    My Music web view with high level tasks
                Search for media includes metadata


                Visual Browsing of Albums
Easy to Use     Common Music Tasks up-front
                Intelligent Media Tracking


                Create playlists, burn from context menu
  Easy to
                Edit metadata via properties, write back to file
 Customize      Player skin switch with theme change
Windows Media A/V 8
   ~30% improvement in compression
    compared with WMA 7 and WMV 7
   Windows Media Audio 8 (WMA 8)
       Unmatched audio fidelity at any level
       Near-CD quality at 48 kbps
       CD quality at 64 kbps (full 20 kHz frequency response)
       Nearly 3 times as efficient as MP3
   Windows Media Video 8 (WMV 8)
       Near-VHS quality as low as 250 kbps (320x240 @ 24 fps)
       Near-DVD quality as low as 500 kbps (640x480 @ 24 fps)
       New: two-pass and true variable bit rate encoding over entire
        length of video clip
   Backwards-compatible with MP 6.4, 7, & 7.1
Demo
Player Comparison
           Feature             Windows     RealPlayer   RealJukebox   QuickTime   WinAmp
                                MPXP           8             2          5 for      2.7x
                                                                      Windows
DVD Playback w/ Media Info       Yes          No            No           No         No
Full Screen Video Controls       Yes          No            No           No         No
Resizable Video Window           Yes          Yes           No          Yes         No
Integrated Jukebox               Yes          No           Yes           No         No
Intelligent Media Tracking       Yes          No            No           No         No
Supports WMA8 and MP3            Yes          No        WMA7 and         No       Playback
Encoding & Playback                                       MP3                       Only
Supports WM Video 8 Playback     Yes          No            No           No         Yes
WMA and ID3V2 Tag Editing        Yes          No           Yes           No         Yes
Burns Audio CDs/Speed Limit      Yes/         No          Yes/2x         No         No
                               Unlimited
Plays streaming WMA and MP3      Yes       MP3 Only         No          Yes       MP3 only
Built-In Media Guide             Yes          Yes         Limited       Yes       Limited
XML-based Skins Model            Yes          No            No           No         No
Built-in DRM Support             Yes        Add-On        Add-On         No       Yes via
                                                                                   WM
Available in over 25             Yes          No            No           No         No
Languages
Windows Movie Maker 1.1
             Supports any OHCI-compliant DV Camera
             Supports any video device with analog outputs for
 Easy to      older cameras and cards
 Capture     Import still photos, video, music, & voice
             New DV codec improves quality, color


 Easy to     Auto shot-detection
             Drag-and-drop clips, music, narration
   Edit      Add titles

 Easy to     Familiar Windows file structure so you can see all
 Organize     your videos in a single view


             Advanced compression technology means clips
              are smaller (23 hrs of compressed video per GB of
              hard disk space)
 Easy to     Small file sizes make it practical to send via email
  Share       or post to a web site
             Hosting partners provide free storage (up to 30 MB)
             Burn to data CD-R or CD-RW
             New PDA profiles for Pocket PC
Demo
    Core A/V Improvements
    Digital broadcast support built-in
        Full decode for analog and digital TV (including HDTV)
        Includes signal demodulation, tuning, software de-multiplexing,
         guide store
        Enables IP data broadcasting (e.g. 300kbit-1+mbit stream in
         DTV signal)
    Accelerated video rendering
        DirectX VA standardizes MPEG-2 video acceleration
            Ensures full access to acceleration features in video card
        Video Mixer Renderer offloads from CPU to 3D graphics pipeline
            Seamless alpha blending for multiple videos, closed
             captioning and text
            Video treated as a texture; opens up possibilities
    Expanded audio card feature support
        E.g. enable card manufacturers to provide support
         for Dolby Digital, DTS, etc.
    What’s New Since Beta 2?
    MPXP Updates
        User-entered lyrics support –wma and mp3
        New album art – wma and mp3
        Album art as visualization
        New “Battery” visualization with 25 unique views
        Improved full screen controls, VMR support, Video drivers
        Better DVD decoder support
        Advanced video performance controls
        Better CD-R/CD-RW support
        Performance improvements throughout
    My Music Folder Improvements
        Form and feel, usability improvements
        Better MP3 support- rip with MPXP,
         view album art etc.
What’s New Since Beta 2?
   Windows Movie Maker 1.1
       Form and Feel Improvements (XP look
        and feel)
       New profiles supporting DV-AVI format
        at 720x480x30fps
       New profiles for Palm-size and Pocket
        PC-based devices (PDAs)
       Auto Play – when camera is connected
        to PC, dialog box opens
       Easier menu commands for publishing
        options
Hardware: MPXP
                        Basic Systems                        Advanced Systems
System Requirements     Windows XP Home Edition              Windows XP Home Edition
                        Windows XP Professional (32-bit      Windows XP Professional (32-bit
                        only)                                only)
                        300Mhz or higher Pentium             300Mhz or higher Pentium
                        4/Pentium III/Celeron, AMD           4/Pentium III/Celeron, AMD
                        K6/Athlon/Duron or greater           K6/Athlon/Duron or greater
                        64MB Minimum, 128MB                  128MB Recommended
                        Recommended                          1.5GB of available Hard Disk space
                        1.5GB of available Hard Disk space
Handheld devices        Iomega HipZip, I-Jam Digital Audio   Iomega HipZip, I-Jam Digital Audio
(supported out of the   Player, Compaq Pa-1, Rio 600, Rio    Player, Compaq Pa-1, Rio 600, Rio
                        800, Compaq Pocket PC H3650,         800, Compaq Pocket PC H3650,
box)                    H3635, H3670, Casio Cassiopeia       H3635, H3670, Casio Cassiopeia
                        EM500, HP Jornada 540, Nike PSA,     EM500, HP Jornada 540, Nike PSA,
                        RCA Lyra2, Rave:MP 2300              RCA Lyra2
Internet connection     Analog or broadband                  Best experienced with broadband

DVD Decoders            Intervideo WinDVD, Cyberlink         Intervideo WinDVD, Cyberlink
(software)              PowerDVD, Mediamatics (OEM only)     PowerDVD, Mediamatics (OEM
                                                             only)
Internet connection     Analog or broadband                  Best experienced with broadband

CD Burners              Over 700 supported                   Over 700 supported
Hardware: Movie Maker
                              Basic Systems                               Advanced Systems
System Requirements           Windows XP Home Edition                     Windows XP Home Edition
                              Windows XP Professional (32-bit only)       Windows XP Professional (32-bit only)
                              400Mhz or higher Pentium II, III or 4;      400Mhz or higher Pentium II, III or 4;
                              Celeron, AMD K6/Athlon/Duron or greater     Celeron, AMD K6/Athlon/Duron or greater
                              64MB Minimum, 128MB Recommended             128MB Recommended, 256MB optimal
                              1.5GB of available Hard Disk space          20GB of available Hard Disk space
DV Camera                     Any DV or Digital-8 camcorder or VCR        Any DV or Digital-8 camcorder or VCR with
                              with a 1394 connector including models      a 1394 connector including models from
                              from Canon and Sony                         Canon and Sony
Analog Camera                 Any camcorder or VCR with analog            Any camcorder or VCR with analog outputs
                              outputs
Analog Video Capture Card     ATI All-In-Wonder (using the Brooktree      ATI All-In-Wonder (using the Brooktree chip
                              chip set), ViewCast Osprey-200              set), ViewCast Osprey-200
DV Capture Cards              Any OHCI-compliant 1394 card.               Any OHCI-compliant 1394 card.
                              Tested: ADS Pyro Digital Video 1394,        Tested: ADS Pyro Digital Video 1394,
                              OrangeMicro OrangeLink FireWire             OrangeMicro OrangeLink FireWire
Web Camera                    Tested: Kodak DVC325, Philips PCVC690,      Tested: Kodak DVC325, Philips PCVC690,
                              Intel PC Camera Pro CS430, Intel PC         Intel PC Camera Pro CS430, Intel PC
                              Camera CS330, Logitech QuickCam Pro         Camera CS330, Logitech QuickCam Pro
                              3000 and QuickCam Express                   3000 and QuickCam Express
Pocket PC-based device with   Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3650, H3635,         Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3650, H3635,
Media Player 7.1              H3670, Casio Cassiopeia EM500, HP           H3670, Casio Cassiopeia EM500, HP
                              Jornada 540 series                          Jornada 540 series
USB Microphone                Telex M-560 Super-directional USB Digital   Telex M-560 Super-directional USB Digital
                              Microphone                                  Microphone


Internet Connection           56k and higher                              Best experienced with Broadband
Roadmap: MP7.1
   Quality Update
       Improves overall A/V experience
       Built-in WMA/V 8 support for new installs
   New WMA8 ripping support
       64kbps becomes default for new installs
       Upgrades keep current settings
   New Smart Transcode
       Improves quality of transfer to portable devices
   New Enterprise Deployment Pack
       Centrally manage MP7.1 upgrades and deployments
 FAQ’s
1.   Why doesn’t Microsoft provide a DVD
     decoder in Windows?
2.   Why doesn’t MPXP include MP3
     ripping?
3.   Why isn’t MPXP available downlevel?
4.   How does MPXP burn CDs up to 700%
     faster than MP7?
5.   I’m having trouble with my DivX;-)
     codec. Any ideas?
6.   Where do I get screenshots?
Questions and Thanks!