5KPlayer Alternatives for Linux

    5KPlayer is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to 5KPlayer and loads of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to 5KPlayer are MPV (Free, Open Source), Clementine (Free, Open Source), Strawberry (Free, Open Source) and SMPlayer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 6, 2021
    1. Tomahawk gives you to access to all of your favorite music in one powerful media player.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained. Last version, 0.8.4, released in April 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    2. Qmmp is an audio-player, written with help of Qt library. The user interface is similar to Winamp or xmms. Extra features XMMS and Winamp 2.
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    3. 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 increases frame rate by generating intermediate animation frames between existing ones to produce very smooth, fluid and clear motion.
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    4. Musique unclutters your music listening experience with a clean interface that keeps you focused on what really matters: music.
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    5. Videos (previously Totem) is the official movie player of the GNOME desktop environment based on xine-lib or GStreamer. It features a playlist, a full-screen mode, seek and volume controls, as well as keyboard navigation.
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    6. Nightingale is a free and powerfull music player for Linux, Windows and Mac based on the Songbird media player source code. A beautiful interface with a wide range of supported audio formats, all with multi-platform support!

      Discontinued

      Last update was on January 12, 2014 for version 1.12.1 - https://blog.getnightingale.com/2014/01/12/announcing-nightingale-1-12-1/

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      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, Matroska, NUT, NuppelVideo, FLI, YUV4MPEG, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by many native, XAnim, and Win32 DLL codecs.

      Discontinued

      No more updates, latest downloads from 2011: https://sourceforge.net/projects/umplayer/files/

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      Parole is a media player for the Xfce desktop environment, written using the GStreamer framework. Parole features playback of local media files, including video with subtitles support, DVD/CD and live streams; it is also extensible via plugins. Download tar.bz2 —...
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    7. Guayadeque is a music management program designed for all music enthusiasts. It is a full featured Linux media player that can easily manage large collections and uses the Gstreamer media framework. Using it, Guayadeque has all the format support that entails.
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