latest version of the Real® Player is "RealPlayer SP." This
is free, but a more advanced paid version is available if you desire
Go to the Real® Player website - http://www.real.com/player
Look for the "Download Now" button and click on it.
Clicking this link opens a download dialog box, giving you the option to
choose "Save File." The file name you'll probably see is "RealPlayer.exe" If
you see RealPlayerPlus, it's the "pay" version. Saving the file
typically downloads it to your default location which, for Windows users,
is usually a folder on your "C" drive called "My Downloads" in the "My
To install after the download, go to the "My Downloads" folder and double-click
on the file name. Follow the directions as they appear.
During the install, click on the "Options" link, and de-select any
items you don''t want to install (no "buttons" or any other third-party
applications, and don't select RP as your "default" player unless that
is really what you want.)
NOT select any "add-ons" or "freebies." All you need to install is
the Player. RealMedia is notorious for bugging you for "free" offers.