How to Turn a PC Into a Karaoke Player

By Jason Gabriel

Karaoke machines let amateur singers croon to the backing music of their favorite songs. Manymachines display the song lyrics on a screen so singers will get the words right. If you don't own a karaoke machine, you can always turn your computer into one. Just buy a karaoke CD and download a karaoke program off the Internet.

Things You'll Need

  • PC
  • Windows XP or Vista
  • Karaoke CD
  • Karaoke program

Step 1

Obtain and download karaoke music. You can buy karaoke CDs at websites such as and

Step 2

Connect to the Internet and open your browser.

Step 3

Navigate to the following web page: is the site for a free PC karaoke program.

Step 4

Click the "Download Now" button to download the file.

Step 5

Open the file when it finishes downloading. Install the program, directing theinstaller to create a shortcut on your desktop.

Step 6

Open the program via the shortcut.

Step 7

Add any Karaoke music you have by clicking "File," then "Open" and pointing to your CD drive.