Adobe Joins Content Fray With Media Player 1.0 And Adobe TV

by admin April 9, 2008 at 8:52 pm

Adobe believes it has an edge over rivals Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, and iTunes by not constraining users by platform or proprietary software.

Adobe (NSDQ: ADBE) on Wednesday entered the hotly contested markets for digital media content and playback software with the debut of Media Player 1.0 and Adobe TV.

Media Player 1.0 is Adobe’s answer to Microsoft’s Windows Media Player, RealNetworks’ RealPlayer, and Apple’s iTunes applications.

Adobe believes it has an edge in that its new media player lets consumers download digital content, such as movies, TV shows, and music, from the Internet without having to launch their Web browser.

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