- Is this is a good alternative?YesNo273 VLC Media Player alternatives
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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.
- - VLC Media Player is the most popular Windows, Android, Mac & iPhone alternative to Playr.
- - VLC Media Player is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Playr.
VLC Media Player Features
Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC) is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows®. Media Player Classic Home Cinema supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback.
Media Player Classic was designed to look just like Windows Media Player 6.4, but with many additional new features. It has a built in DVD player with real-time zoom, support for AVI subtitles, QuickTime and RealVideo support and built-in...
Media Player Classic FeaturesDiscontinued
The project is no longer developed. The currently active fork is MPC-HC . Latest version, 184.108.40.206, released in April 2011, can be still downloaded from FreeCodec.com
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.
Windows Media Player is a video and audio player developed by Microsoft for Windows 11 and Windows 10. It is the successor to Groove Music (previously Xbox Music), Microsoft Movies & TV and the original Windows Media Player
Windows Media Player FeaturesDiscontinued
Dead: last update: Aug 2017.https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Video-Players/Microsoft-Windows-Media-Player-11.shtml
Watch Internet video, HD movie trailers, and personal media clips. Whether it’s on the web or on your desktop, QuickTime Player brings your digital media brilliantly to life.
QuickTime Player Features
MPlayerX is an open source project which aims to be the most powerful, beautiful, easy to use multimedia player on Mac OS X. MPlayerX is armed by FFmpeg and MPlayer, which means it could handle any media format in the world without extra...Warning
MPlayerX has been bundled with malwares, including adware. See the VirusTotal scan results at https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/6f1e9d7dc6b52af887b5e1bee6e0d0366345fb53c752ca23b98a9cf9b647fd49/analysis/1441451188/Discontinued
Installer contains possible malware:https://www.symantec.com/security_response/attacksignatures/detail.jsp?asid=29897
RealPlayer with RealTimes (aka “RealPlayer” for short) still includes the legacy features, such as Video Player, Downloader, Converter, Organizer and Web Videos. It also includes RealTimes features, such as Photos and RealTimes Stories, the automatic video collage feature.
Real Alternative allows your system to play Real Media files (.ra .ram) without having to install the full version of RealPlayer.
Real Alternative FeaturesDiscontinued
The last version, 2.02, was released on February 19, 2010. Download.com and FileHippo continue to host the software product.
Tired of music players that take forever to start up because they're loading ads or trying to download stuff? Of music players that ignore Bluetooth controls, or stop responding after a few minutes? I was too, so I wrote this app!Discontinued
Not maintained since April 1st, 2017.
QuickTime Alternative is a trimmed-down version of QuickTime Player that contains only the essential components needed for playing QuickTime content that is embedded in webpages.
QuickTime Alternative FeaturesDiscontinued
Last version, 3.2.2, was released on September 2009. It is still downloadable from Free-Codecs.com
MPlayer OSX Extended is the future of MPlayer OSX. Leveraging the power of the MPlayer and FFmpeg open source projects, MPlayer OSX Extended aims to deliver a powerful, functional and no frills video player for OSX.
MPlayer OSX Extended FeaturesDiscontinued
From their homepage: "MPlayer OSX Extended has been retired and won't receive any future updates."