MediaMonkey media player review

The MediaMonkey is one of the most powerful media player around. It is a free media player  can cope with any file format that you can throw its way. It is a heavy weighted  tool that can be designed to handle so many collections which contains hundreds of thousands of videos and audio tracks effortlessly.

The MediaMonkey can grab the files from virtually any source, whether they have been stored locally on a networked device on a disk or streamed from an online source.

If your collection is a mess, the MediaMonkey media player can tag the files automatically, download the album art, and even you can find some other things like song lyrics.

The MediaMonkey media player can also be function as a home media server for UPnP/DLNA devices, sync and back up the audio and video files from iOS and Android devices, and even it offers reports and statistics on your media collection.

The only downsides are that it is not so attractive as rival player like Music Bee, and it is only available for Windows OS itself. There are no versions are available for the operating systems like mac OS or Linux, though the Linux users may be able to run the MediaMonkey media player through the Wine.

MediaMonkey review

 At the very first time you are using the MediaMonkey player, you will be prompted to configure a few settings that includes file associations and auto play, searching for media files, and sharing your media library with some other devices on your network.

The registration option is a mandatory one if you want to upgrade the MediaMonkey player to MediaMonkey Gold, which offers some extras such as bit-perfect CD ripping and automatic file conversion.

If you want to migrating to MediaMonkey from iTunes or Windows Media Player, you can aslo import your playlists, ratings and playback history with a single-click.

The default look of MediaMonkey media player is functional, but a little stark with simple lists of tracks, artists, genres, and albums in the center, media sources on the left and details of the current playlists on the right. Hopefully, this is all fully customized very well.

If you are going to select the category heading that will replace it with any other meta data field that includes year, rating, original artist and much more. The View menu present in the MediaMonkey media player provides you a huge range of other viewing options which includes a handy party mode that can prevents anyone changing your playlist or other settings if the MediaMonkey media player is offering the music for a get-together. A little time has been spent by you for exploring so many options and customizing the MediaMonkey media player depends on your wish that will pay dividends, letting you listen to exactly whatever you expect.


The MediaMonkey is yet another great media streaming player that will supports most of the video file formats like MP4, 3GP, etc. If you have any queries regarding the review present in this article, Kindly do let us know via the below comments box.

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