Gnome MPlayer Alternatives

    Gnome MPlayer is described as 'A GTK+2 interface to MPlayer. The power of MPlayer combined with a friendly interface for your desktop; You can play all your multimedia (audio, video, CD, DVDs, and VCDs, streams etc' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Gnome MPlayer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gnome MPlayer are MPC-HC (Free, Open Source), MPV (Free, Open Source), PotPlayer (Free) and AIMP (Free).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2021

    1. Quod Libet is a Gapless GTK+-based audio player written in Python. Its designed around the idea that you know how to organize your music better than we do. It lets you make playlists based on regular expressions (dont worry, regular searches work too).
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    2. 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.
    3. 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.

      Bundleware

      Be careful during installation. Forum

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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. Winyl is a free digital audio player and music library application for organizing and playing audio on Windows.

      Discontinued

      No updates since late 2018

    7. 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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      • 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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      • 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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