Is there any plan to remove WMP as the audio player in MediaPortal? I prefer not to install it, it is a memory hog and very bloated. There are free alternatives for audio playback. Un4seen Developement's Bass Sound System is free for non-comercial use http://www.un4seen.com/bass.html. It has support for WAV, MP3, MP2, MP1, OGG, Shoutcast, Icecast, Icecast2 and a lot more functions. The dll itself is about 100kb. However I am not sure what you would be able to do for visualizations if you remove WMP.