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Windows 7: Windows Media Player - Enable Song Lyrics

Windows Media Player - Enable Song Lyrics

How to Display Song Lyrics in Windows Media Player
Published by StalkeR
02 Aug 2011
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How to Display Song Lyrics in Windows Media Player

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This tutorial will show you how to view the lyrics from the current playing song in Windows Media Player.
Note   Note
To enable lyrics you'll need to download and install a small plugin (220KB).

Download Lyrics Plugin



The N and KN editions of Windows 7 have all the features that normally come with each individual Windows 7 edition, except for Windows Media Player 12 and related programs, such as Windows Media Center or Windows DVD Maker.

The N editions of Windows 7 allow you to choose your own media player and software required to manage and play CDs, DVDs, and other digital media files. If you choose to use Windows Media Player 12, downloading it, along with related software, is free.
Download Media Feature Pack for Windows 7 N with Service Pack 1 and Windows 7 KN with Service Pack 1 (KB968211) from Official Microsoft Download Center




After you download the plugin for Windows Media Player,install it.

Now,run the Windows Media Player by typing in Start menu:




Windows Media Player

Open some song and begin playing with it,and after that switch the player to Now Playing mode.
Windows Media Player - Enable Song Lyrics-wmp.png
After clicking that button,the window will be changed to Now Playing mode.

You'll see a song's lyrics there. It should look like this:
Windows Media Player - Enable Song Lyrics-wmp1.png
Now,everytime when you switch to Now Playing the song lyrics

will be displayed there. (If it's available)



If you want to disable the plugin:

From the menu Tools select Plug-ins and uncheck Lyrics Plugin
Windows Media Player - Enable Song Lyrics-wmp2.png
02 Aug 2011   #1
Arc

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Nice one
Thanks for making the tutorial

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02 Aug 2011   #2
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Thanks Archie !
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02 Aug 2011   #3
marsmimar

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Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Very cool, Boshko!
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02 Aug 2011   #4
derekimo

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Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Way cool, nice one Boshko.
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02 Aug 2011   #5
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Good one Boshko

A Guy
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03 Aug 2011   #6
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Thanks Lee,Derek and Bill !
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03 Aug 2011   #7
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Ive got this working to a certain extent but im unable to customize the lyrics screen.They show up on the configure page but not on the actual lyrics page.

Anyone else having any joy with this

Danny
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16 Aug 2011   #8
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

How to Display Song Lyrics in Windows Media Player
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16 Aug 2011   #9
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hi StalkeR

Its the colour of the background on the lyrics page I cant get to change.The white is to bright for my eyes.
I've set my preferences with the configure button at the bottom of the lyrics page but can't get them to apply

Windows Media Player - Enable Song Lyrics-capture.png

Danny


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