Every now and then you come across a video that has multiple audio tracks… much like a DVD. Sometimes you may have a video file that has both a 5.1 and stereo soundtrack, or director’s commentary. I needed to change the Windows Media Player audio track because I found could not hear the commentary on a Rifftrax.com video.
In many DVD and Bluray software players, you can easily access bar menu or a context menu that allows you to switch the default audio track, but this is not present by default in Windows Media Player 11. The ability to switch between tracks is there, but not accessible by default.
Unfortunately switching audio tracks is one of those features buried in the new interface. You have to bring up the “classic” menu like so:
Enjoy your different audio tracks!