MX Player Alternatives

    MX Player is described as '- 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' and is a well-known app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 100 alternatives to MX Player for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and Android Tablet. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MX Player are MPC-HC (Free, Open Source), PotPlayer (Free), SMPlayer (Free, Open Source) and MPC-BE (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 15, 2021

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      • iPhone
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      • Blackberry 10
      • Apple Watch
      • Apple TV
      • Kindle Fire
      • Haiku
      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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      Almost everyone thinks VLC Media Player is a great alternative to MX Player.
      franciscomendez Can read all usual formats. That's most important.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      InsaneFromEarth Open source alternative on Android
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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      Vlc Is Best Media Player For Windows Linux Android It's Open Source And Support Every Codec
      Positive comment 7 months ago

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      ab1 Worse performance but no ads.
      Positive comment about 2 months ago

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    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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      Allows to search subtitles plus tons of other features, highly configurable and above all open sourced project.
      Positive comment 10 months ago

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    2. 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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      It is good alternative on windows platform
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    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.
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    4. 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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    5. 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

    6. 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.

      Bundleware

      Be careful during installation. Forum

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      Almost everyone thinks KMPlayer is a great alternative to MX Player.
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • AmigaOS
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      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.
      Almost everyone thinks MPlayer is a great alternative to MX Player.
    7. The media player provided pre-installed with all modern Windows versions (7 and higher): Windows Media Player 12 plays more music and video than ever, including Flip Video and unprotected songs from your iTunes library!
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    8. The only player you will ever need. Stunning video quality thanks to advanced engine. Video conversion optimized for social media. Innovative and fully customizable user interface. In one word - Splash.

      Discontinued

      dead after 3 years of no updates!

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