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).
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!