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  • VLC Media Player icon

    VLC Media Player

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. Features Simple, fast and powerful media player. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Chrome OS ... Windows RT Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Apple TV PortableApps.com Kindle Fire Haiku Solaris Xfce

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    MPC-HC

    MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback. We are 100% spyware free, there are no advertisements or toolbars. ...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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  • SMPlayer icon

    SMPlayer

    SMPlayer intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more. SMPlayer remembers the settings of all files you...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Haiku

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  • Media Player Classic icon

    Media Player Classic

    Media Player Classic was designed to look just like Windows Media Player 6.4, but with many additional new features. It has a built in DVD player with real-time zoom, support for AVI subtitles, QuickTime and RealVideo support and...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued The currently active fork is Media Player Classic Home Cinema, but MPC is still downloadable from FreeCodec.com
  • MPlayer icon

    MPlayer

    MPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems (see the documentation). It plays most MPEG/VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, RealMedia, Matroska, NUT, NuppelVideo, FLI, YUV4MPEG, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD AmigaOS Xfce ... MorphOS

  • KMPlayer icon

    KMPlayer

    The KMPlayer is a versatile media player which can cover various types of container format.

    Free Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    • Bundleware Be careful during installation. https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • Windows Media Player icon

    Windows Media Player

    The media player provided pre-installed with all modern Windows versions (7 and higher): Windows Media Player 12 plays more music and video than ever, including Flip Video and unprotected songs from your iTunes library! Organize your...

    Free Windows

  • GOM Media Player icon

    GOM Media Player

    GOM Media Player (Gretech Online Movie Player) is a freeware media player. Key strengths are the ability to play the majority of media files without the need to obtain a codec, and the ability to play some broken media files, both...

    Free Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

    • Bundleware The installer contains additional bloatware that can hijack your browser's settings. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • QuickTime Player icon

    QuickTime Player

    Watch Internet video, HD movie trailers, and personal media clips. Whether it’s on the web or on your desktop, QuickTime Player brings your digital media brilliantly to life.

    Freemium Mac

  • MPlayerX icon

    MPlayerX

    MPlayerX is an open source project which aims to be the most powerful, beautiful, easy to use multimedia player on Mac OS X. It is able to decode almost any file format on your computer. Additionally, MPlayer is inspired by...

    Open Source Mac

    • Warning MPlayerX has been bundled with malwares, including adware. See the VirusTotal scan results at https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/6f1e9d7dc6b52af887b5e1bee6e0d0366345fb53c752ca23b98a9cf9b647fd49/analysis/1441451188/
  • bomi icon

    bomi

    bomi is a multimedia player aiming for easy usage but also providing various powerful features and convenience functions - User-friendly interface -- bomi provides a easy-to-use graphical user interface (GUI). You can find all...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • RealPlayer icon

    RealPlayer

    RealPlayer with RealTimes (aka “RealPlayer” for short) still includes the legacy features, such as Video Player, Downloader, Converter, Organizer and Web Videos. It also includes RealTimes features, such as Photos and RealTimes...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Kindle Fire

  • Movist icon

    Movist

    A Mac media player based on QuickTime and FFMpeg, Open source under the GPLv3 and hosted on Google Code. A Simple and clean interface and high codec compatibility make this a real challenger to VLC.

    Open Source Mac

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  • Gnome MPlayer

    A GTK+2 interface to MPlayer. The power of MPlayer combined with a friendly interface for your desktop; You can play all your multimedia (audio, video, CD, DVDs, and VCDs, streams etc.), organize, sort and create playlists, take...

    Open Source Linux BSD Xfce

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  • Baka MPlayer icon

    Baka MPlayer

    Baka MPlayer is a free and open source, cross-platform, libmpv based multimedia player. Its simple design reflects the idea for an uncluttered, simple, and enjoyable environment for watching TV shows.

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • 5KPlayer icon

    5KPlayer

    5KPlayer is a mixture of free (MKV) HD video player, music player, AirPlay media streamer and online video downloader.

    Free Mac Windows

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  • qAllInOne icon

    qAllInOne

    qAllInOne (aka qAIO) is a free open-source software built using Qt to provide users an All-In-One media player, so it can view images, play videos and audio. Features Built using Qt5 Cross-Platform (Can work with Microsoft...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • niceplayer icon

    niceplayer

    This program aims to be a multi-engine (Include of Perian Project) player designed for playing movies nicely for a person who likes to watch or present movies on their computer (such as the casual viewer or the video artist). This...

    Open Source Mac

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.98, released in April 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.
  • FreeSmith Video Player icon

    FreeSmith Video Player

    FreeSmith Video Player is a totally free video player which play videos, music with various kinds of popular formats such as AVI, MP4, 3GP, WMV, MOV, MPG etc and even support play online videos, DVD movies and blu-ray discs. It is the...

    Free Windows

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  • MPlayer OSX Extended icon

    MPlayer OSX Extended

    MPlayer OSX Extended is an unofficial extension of the MPlayer OSX user interface. Development on the official MPlayer OSX frontend has been slow in recent years and MPlayer OSX Extended tries to change that. The project is focused...

    Open Source Mac

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    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, Revision 15, released in November 2013, can be still downloded from the official website.
  • AVPlayer icon

    AVPlayer

    AVPlayer can play almost any computer video file format such as AVI, Xvid, WMV and much more clearly and effortlessly. No converting hassles. Just copy files via USB and just drag and drop into the AVPlayer’s Media Explorer. The...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

  • MPlayer for Windows Mobile icon

    MPlayer for Windows Mobile

    MPlayer for Windows Mobile is a port of the famous MPlayer media player for the Linux platform. The software is still in development but already demonstrates very powerful capabilities and features. MPlayer can play music and video...

    Open Source Windows Mobile

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  • ExMplayer icon

    ExMplayer

    Play any media files,convert,extract,animate and more...Official page of ExMplayer Play any files with out any codec,199 audio and 416 video built-in external codecs.So ExMplayer can play any media format.Supports network streaming...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Xt7-Player icon

    Xt7-Player

    Xt7-Player (now xt7-player-mpv) is an open source gui to mpv. Xt7-Player-mpv aims to be an (in)complete graphical interface to mpv, focused on usability. It also provides extra features like youtube and shoutcast integration...

    Open Source Linux mpv Gambas

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  • JuceVLC icon

    JuceVLC

    JuceVLC is VLC with a simple MediaCenter-like fullscreen User Interface. You can browse and watch movies from your couch with a wireless mouse.

    Open Source Windows

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  • TapTunes icon

    TapTunes

    With TapTunes, you will experience your music collection like never before. Touch, tap, drag, shake, swipe, pinch ? you've never been this close to your tunes! By presenting albums visually in a random order, TapTunes brings...

    Commercial iPhone iPad Apple Watch

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  • Elmedia Player icon

    Elmedia Player

    Elmedia is a free media player for Mac that supports various audio & video formats, including FLV, SWF, MP4, AVI, MOV, MP4, DAT, MP3, etc. The app features built-in web browser that allows you to watch online videos directly from...

    Freemium Mac

  • nPlayer icon

    nPlayer

    nPlayer provides high quality video play performance and easy control-UI supporting almost all kinds of video formats and codecs without file converting efforts. And nPlayer also supports H.264/MPEG4 hardware acceleration and ...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

  • Videku icon

    Videku

    Browser based, Chromecast compatible video player with subtitle support, automated subtitle fetching, remote control and voice synthesis. It works on your tab and doesn't require any plugins.

    Free Web / Cloud Chrome

  • Gnome media player icon

    Gnome media player

    A simple media player for GNOME that supports libvlc, xine-lib and libgstreamer. Different media players are good at playing different media types. The goal is to combine multiple engines into a consistent user interface so users...

    Open Source Linux

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