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  1. 9,872 votes
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      708 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Support a variety of video formats

      One of the weaknesses of the different types of operating systems do not support other video formats including (avi, divx, xvid, mkv, ogg, flac and more) Please fix this major weakness in the next update. Thank you

      5,123 votes
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        72 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • FLAC music support

        FLAC is the predominant lossless open source format. Windows Phone is unique among all the mobile OS to not have support

        4,811 votes
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          87 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Audio equalizer to be installed in nokia lumia 520

          Hi, i guess the audio equalizer option should be updated in lumia 520 bcos it a very basic requirement in a smart phone .Even the basic model phones do have this as mandatory requirement.Hope some updates will be coming asap on this.

          4,750 votes
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            495 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Bring Zune Pass to all markets

            Bring Zune Pass to all markets

            2,962 votes
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              196 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add support for all popular streaming video and video file formats to match iPhone and Android

              There are many video services such as TWiT and BBC iPlayer which require Http Streaming which prevent them supporting Windows Phone.

              2,961 votes
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                128 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 2,770 votes
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                  88 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • More audio/video format support

                  More audio/video format support for Zune & Windows Phone (avi,divx,xvid,mkv,ogg,flac and more)

                  2,745 votes
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                    57 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • The ability to create and add songs to playlist.

                    The ability to create and add songs to playlist from the phone.

                    2,488 votes
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                      149 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • USB Car Audio

                      I wish I could plug my WP7 device into cars that have a USB port and listen/control the device over USB.

                      2,401 votes
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                        108 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Video and Music players should have a slider to RW/FF

                        If not a slider that is controllable, at least the ability to enter a specific time to jump to!

                        1,990 votes
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                          66 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 1,971 votes
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                            88 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Update Windows Phone Player

                            Add:
                            1- Equalizer
                            2- Different themes for this Player With all features
                            3- being able to play all formats Music
                            and...
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                            اضافه کردن:
                            1 - اکولایزر
                            2 - تم های مختلف برای این پلیر با تمام ویژگی ها
                            3 - قادر بودن به پخش تمام فرمت های موسیقی
                            و...

                            1,824 votes
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                              22 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Enable Flac and other Lossless Formats

                              Allow the Zune player to recognize and play FLAC and other lossless formats natively.

                              1,620 votes
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                                74 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • DLNA support in Windows Phone OS

                                Ability to play and push media, pictures, video, powerpoint content to PCs, TVs, DVRs etc.

                                1,400 votes
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                                  51 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • FM radio transmitter

                                  Make the phone able to transmit in FM so you can play your own music in your car stereo.

                                  1,322 votes
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                                    69 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Better Search Options for Locally stored music on phone

                                    There's currently no way to search music stored in music hub, one has to go through the jump list rather than just typing in Song

                                    1,306 votes
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                                      30 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • disable warning about hearing damage

                                      sometimes when I'm listening to music I get a stupid warning about loud music being damaging to my ears. I'm not a child. I know when my music is too loud. Moreover, my phone doesn't know how I'm listening. I could have my headphones off of my head sitting on my bed next to me. I don't need my phone to automatically adjust the volume.

                                      1,296 votes
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                                        56 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Volume Control on the screen instead of just the physical button

                                        I agree with the easy of use of physical volume buttons on the phone. But there are many times when it is even easier, quicker and more comfortable to use the onscreen volume control. Just like the iphone, they also have the physical volume rocker and the onscreen volume control. I don't think iphone user would use more often the physical buttons than the one on the software.

                                        1,275 votes
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                                          20 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Variable Speed Playback

                                          Add the abillity to change the playback speed of certain types of audio files (Podcasts, Audibooks) in the music player like in Windows Media Player.

                                          1,035 votes
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                                            83 comments  ·  Music + Videos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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