For Immediate Release

UltraPlayer 2.0 Adds Streaming Video to Popular Multimedia Software

Louisville, CO September 5th, 2000 -- UltraCo Incorporated announced today the addition of video playback to their free UltraPlayer™ software. The new UltraPlayer 2.0 Media Player now supports playback of AVI, MPEG and Microsoft Windows Media video content. UltraPlayer 2.0 is available for free download at www.ultraplayer.com.

UltraPlayer 2.0 is now the only lightweight media player application with fully integrated video playback. Users can watch video files or streams within the UltraPlayer display or in a completely separate and sizable window. Visual plugins can also be viewed in the UltraPlayer display while watching video in a separate window.

"UltraPlayer is now ready to serve the growing population of users that have broadband Internet connections. Our goal was to give our users the ability to watch integrated video before Winamp or Sonique, and we did it," said Andy Fanton, President of UltraCo.

In addition to the video features, UltraPlayer 2.0 includes support for the popular MIDI audio format and enhanced flexibility and customization within the settings menu. The UltraPlayer 2.0 plays MP3, WAV, CD Audio, AVI, MPG, Windows Media content, and Internet radio streams. UltraPlayer features a dual-mode, intuitive interface with UltraSkins and visualization modules. The feature-packed application allows users to play, build and manage playlists, tune to and record Internet radio streams, play video files and streams, search for music, convert CD tracks to MP3s (with the addition of the EasyMP3 module), convert MP3s to WAV files, set the SmartAlarm, and much more.

UltraPlayer also features embedded BullsEye™ ad impressions available for campaigns aimed at the emerging digital audio and streaming video market. The customizable interface of UltraPlayer can also be co-branded and licensed for OEM distribution, music and video promotion, or other marketing efforts that require a flexible, high-performance media player application.

About UltraCo:
Founded in 1999, UltraCo Incorporated (www.ultraplayer.com) is a leading developer of Internet music software and services for the online music market. UltraCo is a privately-held corporation dedicated to equipping consumers with the best tools for enhancing their online music experience.


 

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