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Free Video Player Alternatives

Free Video Player is described as 'Not only is Free Video Player a completely FREE video player, with its built-in support for all the most popular video and Media Player formats, tons of advanced features, extreme customizability, and the Codec Finder service, Free Video Player is sure to fulfill all of your' and is an app in the video & movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Free Video Player for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Free Video Player are SMPlayer, MX Player, KMPlayer and MPlayer.

Free Video Player alternatives are mainly Media Players but may also be Audio Players or Audio Converters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Free Video 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. 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.
    Playing video - Default Skin
    Main Window - Dark Skin


  3. MX Player icon

    MX Player

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    138 alternatives to MX Player 

    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.

    b) MULTI-CORE DECODING - MX Player is the first Android video player which supports multi-core decoding. Test result.

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    1.  Hardware AcceleratedMX Player can use the GPU and CPU to speed up rendering, conversion, and overall performance.
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  4. KMPlayer icon

    KMPlayer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    149 alternatives to KMPlayer 

    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.

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    1.  Support for 4KKMPlayer supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    2.  Hardware AcceleratedKMPlayer can use the GPU and CPU to speed up rendering, conversion, and overall performance.
    KMPlayer 32bit
    KMPlayer 64X
  5. MPlayer icon

    MPlayer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • AmigaOS
    • Xfce
    • MorphOS
    120 alternatives to MPlayer 

    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.

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    1.  Command line interfaceMPlayer either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    MPlayer on Ubuntu (Linux)


  6. QuickTime Player icon

    QuickTime Player

    • Mac
    150 alternatives to QuickTime Player 

    Watch Internet video, HD movie trailers, and personal media clips. Whether it’s on the web or on your desktop, QuickTime Player brings your digital media brilliantly to life.

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  7. QMPlay2 icon

    QMPlay2

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    121 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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  8. 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.

  9. Movist icon

    Movist

    90 alternatives to Movist 

    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.

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    The Movist main window
  10. DivX icon

    DivX

    • Mac
    • Windows
    334 alternatives to DivX 

    DivX doesn't need much of an introduction, as the product speaks for itself. A powerful player, converter and decoder, DivX offers you a handful of tools to assist you in your video playing and encoding endeavors.

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