RealPlayer Alternatives

    RealPlayer is described as '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' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 100 alternatives to RealPlayer 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 RealPlayer are MPC-HC (Free, Open Source), MPV (Free, Open Source), PotPlayer (Free) and AIMP (Free).

    This page was last updated Feb 27, 2021

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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. Features Simple, fast and powerful media player.
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      VLC Media Player vs RealPlayer opinions
      Most users think VLC Media Player is a great alternative to RealPlayer.
      feature rich, lightweight, privacy oriented, easy to use
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      Not all cluterred - and friendly!
      Positive comment over 4 years 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.
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    2. MPV is an audio and movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types.
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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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

    8. MediaMonkey is a music player and a music library manager with support for 50,000+ files and many features for organizing, tagging, converting and burning your music. It also has advanced podcasting and syncing features.
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    9. Quod Libet is a Gapless GTK+-based audio player written in Python. Its designed around the idea that you know how to organize your music better than we do. It lets you make playlists based on regular expressions (dont worry, regular searches work too).
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