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Free DVD Player Alternatives

Free DVD Player is described as 'supports a large range of files including DVDs, SD/HD/4K UHD videos and all audio files with great audio and video quality. You can take screenshots by clicking snapshot button as JPEG, PNG and BMP image format' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to Free DVD Player for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and F-Droid. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Free DVD Player are MPC-HC, SMPlayer, Media Player Classic and Windows Media Player.

Free DVD Player alternatives are mainly Media Players but may also be Audio Players or CD Rippers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Free DVD Player.
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  1. VLC Media Player icon

    VLC Media Player

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV
    • Homebrew
    • PortableApps.com
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • F-Droid
    • Kindle Fire
    • Google Chrome
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    275 alternatives to VLC Media Player 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightVLC Media Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-freeVLC Media Player doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of VLC Media Player.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVLC Media Player can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with VLC Media Player.
    6.  Support for 4KVLC Media Player supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    7.  PortableVLC Media Player can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    8.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in VLC Media Player without registration.
    9.  DecentralizedVLC Media Player is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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  2. MPC-HC icon

    MPC-HC

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    128 alternatives to MPC-HC 

    Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC) is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows®. Media Player Classic Home Cinema supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback.

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    1.  LightweightMPC-HC consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  3. SMPlayer icon

    SMPlayer

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • mpv
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • MPlayer
    • Mac
    113 alternatives to SMPlayer 

    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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    1.  LightweightSMPlayer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-freeSMPlayer doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  PortableSMPlayer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with SMPlayer.
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  4. Media Player Classic icon

    Media Player Classic

    124 alternatives to Media Player Classic 

    Media Player Classic was designed to look just like Windows Media Player 6.4, but with many additional new features. It has a built in DVD player with real-time zoom, support for AVI subtitles, QuickTime and RealVideo support and built-in...

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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. The currently active fork is MPC-HC icon MPC-HC . Latest version, 6.4.9.1, released in April 2011, can be still downloaded from FreeCodec.com

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  5. Windows Media Player icon

    Windows Media Player

    • Windows
    196 alternatives to Windows 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!

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  6. Videos icon

    Videos

    96 alternatives to Videos 

    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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    1.  LightweightVideos consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  7. SmoothVideo Project icon

    SmoothVideo Project

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    82 alternatives to SmoothVideo Project 

    SVP allows you to watch any video on your PC file with frame interpolation (like you can watch it on high-end TVs and projectors). It increases frame rate by generating intermediate animation frames between existing ones to produce very smooth, fluid and clear motion.

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  8. QMPlay2 icon

    QMPlay2

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    122 alternatives to QMPlay2 

    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.

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  9. Pretty Good Music Player icon

    Pretty Good Music Player

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    265 alternatives to Pretty Good Music Player 

    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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    1.  Music LooperPretty Good Music Player supports a grid of musical loops and phrases that you can trigger and manipulate in real time.
    Discontinued

    Not maintained since April 1st, 2017.

  10. CyberLink PowerDVD icon

    CyberLink PowerDVD

    95 alternatives to CyberLink PowerDVD 

    PowerDVD Series - The Ultimate Entertainment Solution. With over 300 million copies sold, PowerDVD is the world’s leading Blu-ray, 3D & HD media player.

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