WMP12 Library Background Changer

WMP12 Library Background Changer allows you to use six hidden library backgrounds what exist in Windows Media Player 12. Also it allows you to replace any of six WMP12′s default backgrounds with custom image. Special button serves to synchronize Windows Media Player 12 Library Background with you current wallpaper.

Latest version is 2.1, now with full Windows 8 support!. See change log below.

With WMP12 Library Background Changer you will able:


  • to switch between default backgrounds.

  • to replace any of WMP12′s default backgrounds with custom image.

  • to set WMP12 background to current wallpaper.

  • to restore any of six backgrounds to default image.


Change log


2.1(2012)
  • Bug fixed: sometimes WMPLOC.DLL permissions was a bit wrong after image replacement.
  • Support of Windows 8. Please note what in Windows 8 the Widnows Media Player does not allow you to disable its background and has no that six backgrounds anymore.
  • Rebranding. Now WMP12 Library Background Changer is part of Winaero, not Winreview.

2.0 (2011)
  • New "wallpaper" feature
  • Now you able to replace WMP's backgrounds with your own image

1.0 (2009)
Initial release


Windows 7/Windows 8 x86 & x64 are supported. You can change your appearance to something like this:


Or like this (Windows 8 example):


Download WMP12 Library Background Changer

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Comments
April | 28 Jul 11
Guest


Awe, this one is so cute.

Thanks again for the programme :D

Sergey | 29 Jul 11
Comments: 485


heh, you are welcome. I glad to know what you like it.

Anonymous | 01 Sep 11
Guest


Is it work for windows 7 starter?

BorlandGuy | 02 Sep 11
Guest


Yes, it works

Nyange | 11 Sep 11
Guest


Superb, works great on W7 Alienware

LuisVirgil | 10 Nov 11
Guest


I thought you can see the new background when the player is small... :(

petrucci1961 | 21 Nov 11
Guest


is this work for WMP11 ???

Sergey | 22 Nov 11
Comments: 485


How do you think if it called WMP12 Library background changer?

Arameshi | 16 Aug 12
Guest


It can't change with my images or wallpaper.. Why? T_T

Sergey | 16 Aug 12
Comments: 485


I have no idea. Please provide more info about your OS and localization.

amirhosi | 22 Dec 12
Guest


Hey Sergey, first of all thanks 4 the great app!
but in my Windows 7 it works once to change background replacing with wallpaper, once to replace with my own images.. and the others works! (6 Original backgrounds) i cant replace or replace with wallpaper it again!..why? and how can i repair it? or where is the exact file location(Backgrounds for Library) in Windows Program Files?

Sergey | 23 Dec 12
Comments: 485


C:\windows\system32\wmploc.dll - this file contains all the backgrounds.
Can you tell me, do you switch Windows Media Player from x86 to x64 version?

amirhosi | 26 Dec 12
Guest


thanks 4 da reply,
No i did not.. then i have to remove this .dll file?
Cuz the first .jpg image that i replaced keep staying there!

beibee_gee | 09 Jan 13
Guest


yeeeey!!! this one worked too! thank you!!! ^_^

Guest | 19 Feb 13
Guest


Thank You Sergey, NICE

Anonymous | 07 Mar 13
Guest


tnx

Adam | 28 Mar 13
Guest


Awesome Job , can you make one the randomly changes pictures from a set folder and can you make one that changes the "now playing" BG and make that one a random one would be truly god like lol

Anonymous | 05 Apr 13
Guest


nice... cool... i love it....

Edwin | 08 Apr 13
Guest


I'm now writing a book about win7 personalization, I need you permission to review and include the software on the DVD. May I include it Bro?

Sergey | 08 Apr 13
Comments: 485


Sure, you can.
Thanks for attention.

Patrick | 30 Apr 13
Guest


Somehow i can´t change anything. I could use one wallpaper but when i tried to change it with another i can´t use other wallpapers. I only can switch to the normal windows wallpapers and my wallpaper but i can´t change it. :(

Jake The Snake | 12 Aug 13
Guest


It did not work for me or I am not doing it right. :/ please help!

Anonymous | 30 Sep 13
Guest


Sergey, i use this on win 8.1 preview, the 32 bit got 'Access Denied' error while 64 bit wmp run and background is changed.

Sergey | 01 Oct 13
Comments: 485


Thanks for report, i will look.

Josh | 13 Dec 13
Guest


Hi, I've tried the software and it worked out for me....I've tried several wallpapers but now I cannot changed the wallpaper it keeps on showing the last photo i've chosen. Is there any problem with it?

guestt | 01 Jan 14
Guest


I like it though but... it needs user account control
to be honest I am an standard account

Sergey | 01 Jan 14
Comments: 485


It really needs elevation, believe me.

Zero | 21 Mar 14
Guest


This is so damn cool, just like all the other stuff on here!

Anonymous | 10 Apr 14
Guest


awesome

Anonymous | 09 Nov 14
Guest


Well the program would let me change the background.
but it is a shame that i cannot make the toolbars and side panels black

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