PotPlayer Alternatives

    PotPlayer is described as 'Potplayer is a minimalist media player that has an extensive range of configurable options to choose from and lots of functionality' and is one of the leading apps in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 100 alternatives to PotPlayer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PotPlayer are MPC-HC (Free, Open Source), MPV (Free, Open Source), SMPlayer (Free, Open Source) and MPC-BE (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 4, 2021

      • 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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    1. 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.


    2. Light Alloy is a multimedia player for Windows. Features Timeline So you can see graphically how much is played and how much is still to play .

      Discontinued

      Last update was in December 2013.

      • 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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    3. mpv.net is a modern media player for Windows. mpv is similar to VLC not based on DirectShow like MPC, mpv.net is based on libmpv which in return is based on ffmpeg.
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    4. MPlayerX is an open source project which aims to be the most powerful, beautiful, easy to use multimedia player on Mac OS X. MPlayerX is armed by FFmpeg and .

      Warning

      MPlayerX has been bundled with malwares, including adware. See the VirusTotal scan results at https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/6f1e9d7dc6b52af887b5e1bee6e0d0366345fb53c752ca23b98a9cf9b647fd49/analysis/1441451188/

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    5. RealPlayer with RealTimes (aka “RealPlayer” for short) still includes the legacy features, such as Video Player, Downloader, Converter, Organizer and Web Videos. It also includes RealTimes features, such as Photos and RealTimes Stories, the automatic video collage feature.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Movist is a movie player for Mac OS based on QuickTime & FFmpeg. A Simple and clean interface and high codec compatibility make this a real challenger to VLC.
    6. bomi is a multimedia player aiming for easy usage but also providing various powerful features and convenience functions - User-friendly interface

      Discontinued

      Stagnant on v0.9.11 since 2015. Latest commit 90f18ff on Aug 12, 2016. See https://github.com/xylosper/bomi

    7. 5KPlayer is a new-style free media player for Mac OS as all-in-one HD video/music player, AirPlay streamer and free online video/music downloader. It plays 4K/5K, MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, YouTube video, MP3 music & DVD on Mac flawlessly.
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      5KPlayer vs PotPlayer opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Runs slow, crashes, doesn't play hevc 256 video as advertised
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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