MPlayerX Alternatives

    MPlayerX is described as 'open source project which aims to be the most powerful, beautiful, easy to use multimedia player on Mac OS X. MPlayerX rmed by FFmpeg and ' and is a popular app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to MPlayerX for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MPlayerX are MPC-HC (Free, Open Source), MPV (Free, Open Source), PotPlayer (Free) and Clementine (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2021

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      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. Features Simple, fast and powerful media player.
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      Most users think VLC Media Player is a great alternative to MPlayerX.
    1. MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback.

      Discontinued

      No longer developed since 2017

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    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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    3. Potplayer is a minimalist media player that has an extensive range of configurable options to choose from and lots of functionality.

      Bundleware

      Several antivirus detect a potentially unwanted application (adware) PUA.FusionCore in the file F.dll dropped by the installer of PotPlayer in the Temp folder. Once that file is blocked by the antivirus, the program is installed with no problems and ads.

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    4. Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.
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    5. Strawberry is a music player and music collection organizer. It is a fork of Clementine released in 2018 aimed at music collectors and audiophiles. The name is inspired by the band Strawbs. It's written in C++ using the Qt framework.
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    6. MPC-BE is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows. MPC-BE is based on the original Guliverkli project and "Media Player Classic Home Cinema" project, contains additional features and bug fixes.
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    7. Media Player Classic was designed to look just like Windows Media Player 6.4, but with many additional new features.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. The currently active fork is MPC-HC . Latest version, 6.4.9.1, released in April 2011, can be still downloaded from FreeCodec.com

    8. IINA is born to be a modern macOS application, from its framework to user interface. It adopts the post-Yosemite design language and keeps up the pace of new technologies like Force Touch, Touch Bar and Picture-in-Picture. Revolutionary user experience.
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    9. 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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