Final Windows Media Player 11 Release DateWindows Media Player 11 has been in the works for a few months now and I am still amazed at the how smooth and stable the Beta runs. The final version is supposed to be released on September 14 according to They claim their source that has given them the date estimate is pretty accurate because of past information they have received from them. I am excited about the release because the simple design has won my heart over and the default skin looks great in XP. I like the color scheme a lot and wish there was a theme for Windows XP that matched it, well, a default one at least. There is a theme available for WindowBlinds that gives Windows the look of WMP 11 but I think it takes it a little too far:

Final Windows Media Player 11 Release Date