DivX Alternatives for Linux

    DivX is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to DivX and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to DivX are HandBrake (Free, Open Source), SMPlayer (Free, Open Source), MPlayer (Free, Open Source) and Shutter Encoder (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 26, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Haiku
      • MPlayer
      MEncoder is a free command line video decoding, encoding and filtering tool released under the GNU General Public License. It is a sibling of .
    1. 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.


    2. 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.
    3. TEncoder is a multithreaded video and audio converter that uses MEncoder, MPlayer and FFMpeg. It can convert almost every video and audio type to each other. Subtitles with same name as video can be hard-coded into video.

      Discontinued

      The project is not in development anymore and the SourceForge page is no longer available. Last version, 4.5.10, released in November 2015, can be still downloaded from VideoHelp.com

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    4. Mp3blaster is an mp3 player for computers running a UNIX-like operating system, e.g. Linux, Free/Net/OpenBSD, etc. Its interface is entirely text based, thereby eliminating the need for a graphical environment like X-Windows.


    5. Open-source video player with the following features: - Support for libavformat and libavcodec; - Support for wide range of raw video formats; - Support for OpenCV imag/video processing library - Advanced frame zoom with easy to use pan function - Useful information in...

      Discontinued

      no new updates for 3 years, github is read-only

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Xvid is an open-source research project focusing on video compression and is a collaborative development effort. All code is released under the terms of the GNU GPL license.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Kaffeine is a media player for the KDE desktop environment. In the playlist window you can easily create playlists by just dragging some files or folders from the upper left file browser and drop it onto the playlist.
    6. FFmpegYAG is an advanced GUI for the popular FFmpeg audio/video encoding tool.

      Discontinued

      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 0.7.6, released in July , can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • elementary OS
      A video player for watching and managing local video files.
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