WMP 10 high-def

Iain pointed me at
Microsoft Windows Media – Windows Media High Definition Video
today.
They have a bunch of
high-def content
there.
The minimum machine spec is a bit steep:

Minimum Configuration

(to play 720p video)

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Media Player 9 Series
  • 2.4 GHz processor or equivalent
  • 384 MB of RAM
  • 64 MB video card
  • DVD drive
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution
  • 16-bit sound card
  • Speakers
  • Optimum Configuration

    (to play 1080p video with 5.1 surround sound)

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Media Player 9 Series
  • DirectX 9.0
  • 3.0 GHz processor or equivalent
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 128 MB video card
  • DVD drive
  • 1920 x 1440 screen resolution
  • 24-bit 96 kHz multichannel sound card
  • 5.1 surround sound speaker system