Alternatives to QuickTime Player for all platforms with any license

  • 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...

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

  • MPC-HC icon


    MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows. It supports all common video and audio file formats...

    Open Source Windows

  • Clementine icon


    Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Daum PotPlayer icon

    Daum PotPlayer

    KMPlayer's developer started a new project for Daum, the PotPlayer. It feels like the KMPlayer, but is in active development. It...

    Free Windows

  • SMPlayer icon


    SMPlayer intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD Haiku

  • MPlayer icon


    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...

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

  • mpv icon


    mpv is a movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Xfce

  • KMPlayer icon

    KMPlayer Bundleware

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

    Free Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Banshee icon

    Banshee Discontinued

    Play your music and videos. Stay entertained and up to date with podcasts and video podcasts. Discover new music with...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • MX Player icon

    MX Player

    MX Player - The best way to enjoy your movies. a) HARDWARE ACCELERATION - Hardware acceleration can be applied to more videos...

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

  • Miro icon


    Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player. Through Miro...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • 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...

    Free Windows

  • GOM Media Player icon

    GOM Media Player Bundleware

    GOM Media Player (Gretech Online Movie Player) is a freeware media player. Key strengths are the ability to play the majority of media...

    Free Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • MPC-BE icon


    MPC-BE is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows. MPC-BE is based on the original Guliverkli project and...

    Open Source Windows

  • SimpleScreenRecorder icon


    SimpleScreenRecorder is a Linux screen recorder that supports X11 and OpenGL. It is easy to use, feature-rich, and has a Qt-based...

    Open Source Linux GitHub

  • UMPlayer icon


    UMPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems. It plays most MPEG/VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, RealMedia...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • DivX icon


    A professional and reliable software solution that provides you with the latest codecs and enables high quality DivX HEVC video...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone

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    MPlayerX Warning

    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...

    Open Source Mac

  • Videos icon


    Videos (previously Totem) is the official movie player of the GNOME desktop environment based on xine-lib or GStreamer. It features a...

    Open Source Linux

  • BSPlayer icon


    BSPlayer is the first software movie player ever to enable its users to focus on watching the movie instead of dealing with poor...

    Freemium Windows Android Kindle Fire

  • Splash icon


    Splash 2.0 lets you watch and convert your videos like never before - superb performance, smooth motion, crisp details and vivid...

    Freemium Windows

  • bomi icon


    bomi is a multimedia player aiming for easy usage but also providing various powerful features and convenience functions -...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • SPlayer icon


    SPlayer is a player that supports all popular formats, including DVDRip, HDTV, RMVB, QuickTime, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, AC3/DTS, VP3/6/7...

    Open Source Windows

  • RealPlayer icon


    RealPlayer with RealTimes (aka “RealPlayer” for short) still includes the legacy features, such as Video Player, Downloader...

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

  • mplayer2 icon

    mplayer2 Discontinued

    mplayer2 is an advanced general-purpose video player. A fork of the original MPlayer project, it contains significant further...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Screencast Capture Lite icon

    Screencast Capture Lite

    Screencast Capture Lite is a tool to continuously capture the desktop screen, storing this information in video files. The application...

    Open Source Windows Accord.NET Framework

  • oCam icon


    oCam is very simple and easy "Screen Recorder" and "Screen Capture". Requirements: XP / 2003 / Vista / Windows7 /...

    Free Windows

  • SmoothVideo Project icon

    SmoothVideo Project

    SVP allows you to watch any video on your PC file with frame interpolation (like you can watch it on high-end TVs and projectors). It...

    Freemium Windows

  • Winyl icon


    Winyl is a free digital audio player and music library application for organizing and playing audio on Windows. Winyl offers great...

    Free Windows

  • Movist icon


    A Mac media player based on QuickTime and FFMpeg, Open source under the GPLv3 and hosted on Google Code. A Simple and clean...

    Open Source Mac

  • MOC icon


    MOC (music on console) is a console audio player for LINUX/UNIX designed to be powerful and easy to use. You just need to select a...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • QQPlayer icon


    QQ Player is a highly multimedia player for various audio and video formats. It supports all the popular formats of videos, including...

    Free Windows Android

  • Bino icon


    Bino is a video player with the following main features: Support for stereoscopic 3D video, with a wide variety of input and output...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

QuickTime Player Comments

Quicktime Trailers

Comment by tedfonda
about QuickTime Player Apr 2012

some new nice Quicktime Trailers

[Edited by tedfonda, April 22]

[Edited by tedfonda, April 22]


Looks way better on Mac

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about QuickTime Player Jul 2011

Title says all. Quicktime on Windows looks like crap. Quicktime on Mac is a-ok. :D


Streaming internet video with Quicktime totally sucks. I tr ...

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about QuickTime Player Jun 2011

Streaming internet video with Quicktime totally sucks. I tried watching the iPad 2 keynote on Apple's website via Quicktime today, and the player froze on me at least a dozen times. What, Apple can't just use Flash/HTML5 like normal people?


Quicktime is also a great lightweight video editor if you j ...

Comment by frebro
about QuickTime Player Jun 2011

Quicktime is also a great lightweight video editor if you just want to perform simple tasks like trimming or joining video files. Pro tip: complete your video file in Quicktime and then move it to Adobe Media Encoder for a quick workflow of creating video for Flash.