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Media Player Classic Alternatives for Mac

Media Player Classic is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Media Player Classic are MPV, SMPlayer, MPlayer and KMPlayer.

Media Player Classic alternatives are mainly Media Players but may also be Audio Players or Internet Radio Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Media Player Classic.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

Media Player Classic was designed to look just like Windows Media Player 6.4, but with...

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  1. VLC Media Player icon

    VLC Media Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV
    • F-Droid
    • Kindle Fire
    • Haiku
    • PortableApps.com

    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.

    Interface
    Most users think VLC Media Player is a great alternative to Media Player Classic.
  2. MPV is an audio and movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types.

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    Most users think MPV is a great alternative to Media Player Classic.


  3. 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.

    Playing video - Default Skin
  4. MPlayer icon

    MPlayer

    • 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.

    MPlayer on Ubuntu (Linux)
  5. KMPlayer icon

    KMPlayer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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.



  6. Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player.

    Discontinued

    No updates since 2013. Youtube intergration broken because of no updates since youtube API changed. See changelog: http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/pculture.org/Miro/

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  7. GOM Player icon

    GOM Player

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    GOM Player is a freeware media player. Key strengths are the ability to play the majority of media files without the need to obtain a codec, and the ability to play some broken media files, both advantages over traditional players, like Windows Media Player.

    Bundleware

    The installer contains additional bloatware that can hijack your browser's settings. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

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  8. QuickTime Player icon

    QuickTime Player

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    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.

    QuickTime X
  9. SPlayer icon

    SPlayer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    SPlayer is a player that supports all popular formats, including DVDRip, HDTV, RMVB, QuickTime, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, AC3/DTS, VP3/6/7, Indeo, XVD, OGG / OGM, APE, FLAC, TTA, AAC, MPC, 3GP/AMR, and subtitles.

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  10. Being the best media player software combo, Leawo Blu-ray Player is all-inclusive media player software to play back Blu-ray/DVD disc, common videos and up to 1080P HD videos smoothly on Windows 8.

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