Cinema Alternatives

    Cinema is described as 'A video player for watching and managing local video files' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Cinema for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and Xfce. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cinema are MPV (Free, Open Source), Windows Media Player (Free), Videos (Free, Open Source) and DivX (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • BSD
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Blackberry 10
      • Apple Watch
      • Apple TV
      • Kindle Fire
      • Haiku
      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.
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    1. MPV is an audio and movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types.
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    2. 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!
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    3. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      A professional and reliable software solution that provides you with the latest codecs and enables high quality DivX HEVC video creation and video streaming.
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    4. MPV-EASY Player is a movie player based on MPV .
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    5. xine is a free multimedia player. It plays back CDs, DVDs, and VCDs. It also decodes multimedia files like AVI, MOV, WMV, and MP3 from local disk drives, and displays multimedia streamed over the Internet.
    6. Tired of music players that take forever to start up because they're loading ads or trying to download stuff? Of music players that ignore Bluetooth controls, or stop responding after a few minutes? I was too, so I wrote this app!
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    7. Clip is a convergent video player and collection manager utilizing MPV as the backend. By using MPV, you can also play remote videos by entering the URL besides local videos.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Phone
      • Xbox
      Movies & TV (Canada and the US) or Films & TV (UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand), previously Xbox Video and Zune Video, is the default video player of Windows 10 and Xbox One.
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