Media Player Classic Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Media Player Classic for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows 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 Media Player Classic and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Media Player Classic are MPC-HC (Free, Open Source), MPV (Free, Open Source), PotPlayer (Free) and SMPlayer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 4, 2021

    1. Videos are broken down as a grid of "moments" instantly, offering you a panoramic interactive view of any video - Have a quick overview or go deeper - Hover a moment to see its specific play time - Click on a moment to start playing the video from there -...
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    2. SE-MediaPlayer is a free classic portable media player with build-in media library for audio and video files management and lots of beautiful skins. Also includes codec configuration utility for quick audio and video codecs installation and removal.

      Discontinued

      The company stopped development for its applications. Last versions can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    3. ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre is your all-in-one media player that plays videos, DVDs, Blu-ray and 3D discs, online video and more with cinema-like experience.

      Discontinued

      Link redirects to the discontinued page.

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      • Windows S
      • Windows Phone
      The ambient light player for your favorite videos. This effect will you give you immersive viewing experience. Aurora Player supports the follow file types: ".wmv", ".mp4", ".mov", ".avi", ".mpeg".
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    4. DAPlayer is powerful, free video/audio player software for Windows.

      Discontinued

      Improved and renamed to 5KPlayer



      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Imagen is a multimedia player initially developed for playing HAV files, later extended to support numerous other media formats. Imagen has a unique capability to play sequentially numerated images as if they belong to a video file.

      Discontinued

      Last update was made in 2009. See changelog http://gromada.com/main/download.php

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      • Windows Phone
      Media Player S - productive media player for your Windows device! High-quality and stunning playback with perfect audio settings for 200 supported formats.
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    5. Switch allows you to play a variety of web and professional media formats, inspect and adjust the properties of the file and export a new file. Play it
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Vidmore Player is professional software which could play Blu-ray disc/folder/ISO files without losing the video quality. In addition, it could also play the DVD disc/folder/ISO files smoothly.
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