CyberLink PowerDVD Alternatives

    CyberLink PowerDVD is described as 'PowerDVD Series - The Ultimate Entertainment Solution. With over 300 million copies sold, PowerDVD is the world’s leading Blu-ray, 3D & HD media player' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to CyberLink PowerDVD for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is MPC-HC, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CyberLink PowerDVD are SMPlayer (Free, Open Source), MPC-BE (Free, Open Source), MX Player (Freemium) and MPlayer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 26, 2021
    1. MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback.
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      Most users think MPC-HC is a great alternative to CyberLink PowerDVD.
      Doesn't Play Commercial Blu-Rays
      Negative comment 6 months ago

    2. 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.
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      Raiz Can't play Blu-ray discs with all the menus and stuff.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

    3. MPC-BE is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows. MPC-BE is based on the original Guliverkli project and "Media Player Classic Home Cinema" project, contains additional features and bug fixes.
    4. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • AmigaOS
      • Xfce
      • MorphOS
      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.
      Some users think MPlayer is a great alternative to CyberLink PowerDVD, some don't.
    5. 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.


      Be careful during installation. Forum

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    6. 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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    7. The only player you will ever need. Stunning video quality thanks to advanced engine. Video conversion optimized for social media. Innovative and fully customizable user interface. In one word - Splash.


      dead after 3 years of no updates!

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    8. GOM Media Player is a free media player with built-in audio and video codecs.


      The installer contains additional bloatware that can hijack your browser's settings. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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


      No updates since 2013. Youtube intergration broken because of no updates since youtube API changed. See changelog:

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