PRNewswire: Desktop Linux Provider Linspire Now Natively Supports Latest Versions of Windows Media
Nov 19, 2004, 07:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Linspire, Inc. today introduced native support for Windows
Media Player versions 8 and 9 on its operating system. Beginning
immediately, all Linspire versions in all languages will include
Windows Media support--users will now have in-line playback of
audio and video on popular sites like FoxNews.com and Movies.com,
all with codecs legally licensed and fully integrated for the
Linspire operating system. With this distribution, Linspire is the
first Linux distributor in the world to fully support Windows Media
8 and 9 audio and video file formats.
"'Fully supporting Windows Media files means Linspire users have
instant gratification when they want to watch a video embedded in a
Web site or hear a clip of a hot new song,' said Michael Robertson,
CEO of Linspire, Inc..."