Originally Posted by newrivervalley
The more I read, it appears a media player should be "embedded" in the OS and play in the browser. Wish there was a list of what the OS can do besides run a browser!
That list would be pretty short. ChromeOS is
As others said, you can play media off external storage, e.g., microSD card, USB stick, camera or your phone in 'storage' mode. MP3, MP4 and JPEG work; WMA/WMV do not. I don't know if there's a list of currently supported formats somewhere.