8K Player Alternatives
- Is this is a good alternative?YesNo280 VLC Media Player alternatives
- Android Tablet
- Apple Watch
- Google Chrome
- Apple TV
- Kindle Fire
- Android TV
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.
- - VLC Media Player is the most popular Windows, Android, Mac & iPhone alternative to 8K Player.
- - VLC Media Player is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to 8K Player.
VLC Media Player Features
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 play.
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 by many native, XAnim, and Win32 DLL codecs.
The KMPlayer is a versatile media player which can cover various types of container format such as TS (also from Technisat Digicorder), VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, and QuickTime among others.Bundleware
Be careful during installation. https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
MX Player - The best way to enjoy your movies.
a) HARDWARE ACCELERATION - Hardware acceleration can be applied to more videos with the help of new H/W decoder.
b) MULTI-CORE DECODING - MX Player is the first Android video player which supports multi-core decoding. Test result.
MX Player Features
Windows Media Player is a video and audio player developed by Microsoft for Windows 11 and Windows 10. It is the successor to Groove Music (previously Xbox Music), Microsoft Movies & TV and the original Windows Media Player
Windows Media Player FeaturesDiscontinued
Dead: last update: Aug 2017.https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Video-Players/Microsoft-Windows-Media-Player-11.shtml
Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player.
Miro Player FeaturesDiscontinued
"Although we are no longer developing Miro, we do continue to make the media player available."https://pculture.org/pcf-projectsSee also:"The last version (6.0) was released in 2013 and is no longer functioning correctly because of changes to the YouTube API."https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miro_(video_software)
GOM 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 advantages over traditional players, like Windows Media Player.
GOM Player FeaturesBundleware
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/
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.
No more updates, latest downloads from 2011: https://sourceforge.net/projects/umplayer/files/
QMPlay2 is a video and audio player. It can play all formats supported by FFmpeg, libmodplug (including J2B and SFX). It also supports Audio CD, raw files, Rayman 2 music and chiptunes. It contains YouTube and Prostopleer browser.
BSPlayer is the first software movie player ever to enable its users to focus on watching the movie instead of dealing with poor computer capabilities or running around looking for a proper setting and codec. Also, it has very low CPU and RAM requirements.
PowerDVD Series - The Ultimate Entertainment Solution. With over 300 million copies sold, PowerDVD is the world’s leading Blu-ray, 3D & HD media player.