MPV Alternatives for Linux

Popular Alternatives to MPV for Linux. Explore 15 Linux apps like MPV, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

MPV is an audio and movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. If your looking for more info about MPV like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 3/23/2018 5:39:00 PM

Alternatives to MPV for Linux with any license

  • VLC Media Player

    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. Plays everything: Files, Discs, Webcams, Devices and Streams. Plays most codecs with no codec packs needed: MPEG-2, DivX, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3...

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  • SMPlayer

    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. So you start to watch a movie but you have to leave... dont worry, when you open that movie again it will resume at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume...

    • SMPlayer covers the drawback of MPV, that is to say, it is a GUI for MPV. nopenopeApr 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD mpv ... Haiku MPlayer

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  • MPlayer

    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. You can watch VideoCD, SVCD, DVD, 3ivx, DivX 3/4/5, WMV and even H.264 movies.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD AmigaOS ... Xfce MorphOS

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  • bomi

    bomi is a multimedia player aiming for easy usage but also providing various powerful features and convenience functions - User-friendly interface -- bomi provides a easy-to-use graphical user interface (GUI). You can find all features in the context menu. All configurations can be done in a preferences dialog. - Unlimited playback history -- bomi records all playback history by default and provdes the way to resume playback later.

    • Discontinued Stagnant on v0.9.11 since 2015. Latest commit 90f18ff on Aug 12, 2016. See

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • SmoothVideo Project

    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. The technology is well-known for a while ("TrimensionDNM", "Motion Plus", "Motionflow" and others), but now it's available for free to PC users with simple GUI and just a couple of mouse clicks.

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    GNOME MPV interacts with MPV via the client API exported by libmpv, allowing access to mpv's powerful playback capabilities. GNOME MPV can be configured using the preferences dialog accessible via the "Preferences" menu item. Additional configuration options can be set from an external file using the same syntax as mpv's mpv.conf. See mpv's man page for the full list of options.

    Free Open Source Linux mpv

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  • Mochi-Player

    Mochi-Player (formerly Baka Mplayer) is a free and open source, cross-platform, libmpv based multimedia player. Its simple design reflects the idea for an uncluttered, simple, and enjoyable environment for watching tv shows. Features - Gesture seeking. - Smart playlist. - Dim Desktop. - Hardware accelerated playback (vdpau, vaapi, vda). - Youtube playback support (and others). - Multilingual support. - And more...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux mpv

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  • QMPlay2

    QMPlay2 is a video and audio player. It can play all formats supported by FFmpeg, libmodplug (including J2B and SFX). It also supports Audio CD, raw files, Rayman 2 music and chiptunes. It contains YouTube and Prostopleer browser.

    • It works with FFmpeg rather than a fork of it. It has a very nice play list which is easily updated. Its very efficient regarding cpu/gpu usage compared to other players I have used. You can watch Youtube videos with it. Guest • Dec 2017 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Gnome MPlayer

    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.), organize, sort and create playlists, take screenshots while playing videos, be notified about media changes. Full DVD and MKV chapter support, when supported by Mplayer.

    • Discontinued Latest version from Jan 10, 2014

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Xfce MPlayer

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  • ExMplayer

    Play any media files,convert,extract,animate and more...Official page of ExMplayer Play any files with out any codec,199 audio and 416 video built-in external codecs.So ExMplayer can play any media format.Supports network streaming and subtitles. Want to convert audio file ? here is it easy to use audio converter.ExMplayer audio converter supports more than 10 different audio file format conversions. Do you want to extract audio from video files? Hmm...

    • Discontinued Latest commit 1ccb1ac on Jul 30, 2015. See

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Gnome media player

    A simple media player for GNOME that supports libvlc, xine-lib and libgstreamer. Different media players are good at playing different media types. The goal is to combine multiple engines into a consistent user interface so users can switch between engines without having to retrain themselves to use a different UI. This project is aimed at novice users and its scope will probably not expand past anything other than a simple media player.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Media Player Classic Qute Theater

    Media Player Classic Home Cinema ( ) is considered by many to be the quintessential media player for the Windows desktop. Media Player Classic Qute Theater (mpc-qt) aims to reproduce most of the interface and functionality of mpc-hc while using libmpv to play video instead of DirectShow. FEATURES Nearly everything that MPC-HC does. For the most part, unwritten portions relate to setting options and streaming from devices.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Xt7-Player

    Xt7-Player (now xt7-player-mpv) is an open source GUI to MPV. Xt7-Player-mpv aims to be an (in)complete graphical interface to mpv, focused on usability. It also provides extra features like youtube and shoutcast integration, dvbt, media tagging, library and playlist managment and a lot more. It is written and requires (the latest) Gambas.

    Free Open Source Linux mpv Gambas

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