Windows Media makes for a fine Audio Player, once you have jumped through a few special hoops.
The standard Listen link should work right out-of-the-box.
First of all, you need to reveal the File menu;
Then, from the File Menu, choose Open URL….
Power-users can press [Ctrl-U] (
You’ll get a pop-up dialog. Then right-click on and copy the following Listen link:
Paste it into the input field, and click OK. The stream will play.
It’s available for Windows only, and it comes pre-installed with the OS. Microsoft would clearly prefer that you used it.
You can also download the Installer.
I originally wrote these instructions for version 9.x. That was a turning-point in maturity for the Application, and has been S-E-B-stable ever since.