Real Alternative Alternatives

    Real Alternative is described as 'allows your system to play Real Media files (.ra .ram) without having to install the full version of RealPlayer' and is a popular app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Real Alternative for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Real Alternative are PotPlayer (Free), AIMP (Free), Windows Media Player (Free) and Splash (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 30, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • BSD
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • 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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    1. 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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    2. Freeware Winamp-like media player, based on BASS audio library with support for large number of formats and playlists. It works with multiple playlists immediately (tabbed window), allows creation of bookmarks and also has a playback queue.
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    3. 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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    4. 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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      • 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/

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    5. Music is the new GNOME music playing application. It aims to combine an elegant and immersive browsing experience with simple and straightforward controls.
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    6. 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.
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    7. 5KPlayer is a new-style free media player for Mac OS as all-in-one HD video/music player, AirPlay streamer and free online video/music downloader. It plays 4K/5K, MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, YouTube video, MP3 music & DVD on Mac flawlessly.
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    8. bomi is a multimedia player aiming for easy usage but also providing various powerful features and convenience functions - User-friendly interface

      Discontinued

      Stagnant on v0.9.11 since 2015. Latest commit 90f18ff on Aug 12, 2016. See https://github.com/xylosper/bomi

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