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    MX Player Alternatives for Linux

    MX Player is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux 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 MX Player and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to MX Player are SMPlayer (Free, Open Source), MPlayer (Free, Open Source), Miro (Free, Open Source) and Videos (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 25, 2022
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    1. 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.
      VLC Media Player vs MX Player opinions
      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 over 5 years ago

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      InsaneFromEarth Open source alternative on Android
      Positive comment almost 6 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 over 1 year ago

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      ab1 Worse performance but no ads.
      Positive comment 11 months ago

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    2. 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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      • 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.
      Almost everyone thinks MPlayer is a great alternative to MX Player.
    3. 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/

    4. Videos (previously Totem) is the official movie player of the GNOME desktop environment based on xine-lib or GStreamer. It features a playlist, a full-screen mode, seek and volume controls, as well as keyboard navigation.


    5. 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.
    6. Musique unclutters your music listening experience with a clean interface that keeps you focused on what really matters: music.
    7. Parole is a media player for the Xfce desktop environment, written using the GStreamer framework.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      UMPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems. 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.

      Discontinued

      No more updates, latest downloads from 2011: https://sourceforge.net/projects/umplayer/files/

    8. MOC (music on console) is a console audio player for LINUX/UNIX designed to be powerful and easy to use.
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