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Chapter 14. But It Doesn’t Look Like Win... > Skinning Windows XP Applications

Skinning Windows XP Applications

In terms of skinning, the icing on the cake is the ability to skin individual applications. These skinned applications can then become an integral part of your overall desktop theme or skin. The types of applications that are most often skinned are applications that reside on the desktop while being used—for instance, media players such as Real Player and the Windows Media Player that you use on the desktop to play music or view video.

Let’s focus on Windows Media Player because it is installed by default on Windows XP. You can open Windows Media Player via the Start button: Select Start, All Programs, Accessories, Entertainment, Windows Media Player.


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