Tag Editor Plus: an alternative for Windows Media Player's
Advanced Tag Editor (screenshot). Tag Editor Plus works on
Windows Media Player 12 too, where the original Advanced Tag
Editor has been removed.
Global hotkeys, allowing you to
control Windows Media Player from within any running
Party Shuffle: a dynamic playlist,
that automatically gets filled up with randomly picked songs.
Of course, you can still add songs yourself, and
reorder/remove songs, just like with a normal playlist. Very
useful while throwing a party, as a DJ aid, or just for casual
Real 'find as you type' in the
media library: you can simply
start typing to search, without having to click on the Search
Disc number ('set') support in the
media library: shows disc numbers in the Track number column
and makes Windows Media Player use the disc numbers for
sorting the tracks of an album (screenshot).
Access the standard Explorer right-click menu of a media
file directly from within Windows Media Player (screenshot).
Restore last active playlist, media item, and playback
position at Windows Media Player startup.
Show currently playing media in Windows Media Player's
title bar (screenshot).
Advanced playback options: Stop
after current and Close after current, to automatically stop
playback or close Windows Media Player when the current media
has ended (screenshot).
Let Windows Media Player
play/pause when you press the space bar.
Disable group headers in the Library Pane (screenshot).
Enhanced and configurable replacement of the Windows Live
Messenger Music plug-in (What I'm Listening To) (screenshot).
Show currently playing media in
Skype's mood message.
Access the properties/settings of any Windows Media Player
plug-in from within the main menu (Tools - Plug-in
properties), without having to go to Options first
Bring back the "Find in library"
right-click option of older versions of Windows Media Player
to Windows Media Player 12.
"Play next" option when
right-clicking a media item in Windows Media Player 11's
library (Windows Media Player 12 already has this by default).
Quickly re-enable all plug-ins after a
Windows Media Player crash (screenshot).