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Chapter 11. Sights and Sounds: Music and... > Assigning Sounds to Things Windows X... - Pg. 132

Sights and Sounds: Music and Other Multimedia 132 The Least You Need to Know · Multiple multimedia formats--Multimedia files come in five generic flavors: sound files (such as wave, WMA, and MP3), animation files, movie files, audio CD tracks, and DVD movies. · Media Player is the workhorse--The Media Player program can handle almost any kind of multimedia file. To use it, launch the Start menu's Windows Media Player icon or double-click a file. · Automatic CD and DVD playing--In most cases, your audio CDs and DVDs will start playing automatically after you insert the disc. · Quality is job one--Before copying audio CD tracks to your computer, your first task should be to choose the quality setting you want. To do this, select Tools, Options and use the Copy Music tab's Copy music at this quality slider.