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

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Free DVD Player 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • FreeBSD
      fmedia is a fast media player/recorder/converter for Windows, macOS, Linux and FreeBSD. It provides smooth playback and recording even if devices are very slow.


    1. Player for Media - universal media player for your PC! Smart & Powerful playback: 200 media file formats, all standard Windows codecs, purchases for FLV, MPG, VOB, QuickTime, MOV, etc.
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    2. Player for DVD's Lite - Professional Windows 10 software to play DVD's and many popular formats such as HEVC, VOB, MKV, MPG, AVI, MOV, FLAC, ALAC, OGG, MP3, and others.
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    3. ONEPLAY DVD Player is a software application specially designed to reproduce DVD on Linux and Windows platforms. ONEPLAY DVD Player is easy to use thanks to its intuitive interface so you only need to focus on enjoying your DVDs.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      A simple explorer based Media Player thats in Beta, IVIewer comes with neat features like side by side file list / play list for easy adding to playlist. history of folders navigated / search results.
    4. GreenForce-Player is an portable alternative media player, with many additional functions. One of these functions is to protect media files. You can encrypt your audio and video files with a password and protect them against screenshots.
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    5. By it's enormous function range and the support of numerous media formats MEDIARevolution is the only Player you really need on your PC! Apart from playing video and audio files as well as DVD's, you get a complete media administration and a digital video recorder.
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