The Particle visualization, set to the "Particle" preset.
Versions Available in: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 Series, 10
Current Status: Former visualization
Developed by: Averrett & Microsoft
Years Available: 2000 - 2006
Random Preset: No
Related Visualizations: Bars and Waves, Battery, Musical Colors, Spikes
Full-Screen Controls Yes

Particle was a visualization in Windows Media Player formerly known as "Dotplane". It was a flat, squared-shaped grid with red, purple, blue, and cyan dots. Unfortunately, it was removed in version 11 due to DXE problems. Other visualizations that were removed wereAmbience, Musical Colors, Plenoptic, and Spikes.


  1. Particle
  2. Rotating Particle

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