A Whole New Video Player for Windows 8

auroraplayer-windows8Windows Media Player is old but everyone is still using it and isn’t changed very much then the version in Windows Vista. Also the Windows Media Player isn’t included on Windows RT. So if you have a Surface tablet you must use only the modern app from the Windows Store.

If you want to watch a video in a whole new way you can try [tp lang=”en” only=”y”]Aurora Player[/tp][tp not_in=”en”]Aurora Player[/tp]. This app plays the video in center of your screen and with a dark background behind the video player. Just like in the cinema. And when the video is playing, you see that it generates light effects around the video player that correspond to the video content.

This app is created by the same author of the most popular browser extension Turn Off the Lights. Aurora Player offers a free trial and a full version, which cost only $5,99. And include two nature video samples inside the app.

With Aurora Player you are getting:

Video Wall
When you open the app for the first time, you see all the videos from your video library in a small or medium square blocks.

Bottom bar
When you have chosen a video in your video wall or the sample video. You can click right with your mouse, to show the bottom application bar. There you can you get the full control over the video; you can pause and play the video, add subtitles (.vtt or .ttml), open a new video file and much more.

Atmosphere Lighting
What the app so unique make against the other video player app. Is that this generates light effects around the video player. This makes watching a video so much.

To make it much more engaging and delightful like a real cinema; you can show the stars behind the video player with one single click on the Star button in the bottom app bar.

If you snap this app to the left or right side of the screen. You get the playlist of this video player app. Where you can easily pause or play the next video in the playlist.

Supported Video Formats
This app play all yours .avi, .mov, .mp4, .mpeg, .wmv files default on your computer.


If you want a new video player that brings you more entertainment and fun to your Windows computer or Surface. And with the Atmosphere Lighting feature that blows you away how the beautiful colors reach out the video player frame. Then this Windows Store app is excellent for your.

You can download and test self the app in the Windows Store:

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