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    SMPlayer Alternatives

    SMPlayer is described as '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' and is a very popular Media Player in the video & movies category. There are more than 100 alternatives to SMPlayer 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 SMPlayer are MPV, MPC-HC, AIMP and PotPlayer.

    SMPlayer is mainly a Media Player but alternatives to it may also be Audio Players or CD Rippers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SMPlayer.
    This page was last updated May 23, 2022
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    SMPlayer intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more...
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      • FreeOpen Source
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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 vs SMPlayer opinions
      Most users think VLC Media Player is a great alternative to SMPlayer.
      154pinkchairs less customizable and slower
      Negative comment 10 months ago

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    1. 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.
      Almost everyone thinks MPV is a great alternative to SMPlayer.


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      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.
      Almost everyone thinks MPC-HC is a great alternative to SMPlayer.
    2. AIMP is powerful free audio player for Windows OS that supports for local files, NAS, clouds, and podcasts. Additionally, it includes powerful tools to operate with audio files.
    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.

      PotPlayer vs SMPlayer opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      fabthezen Better video looping, more modern interface
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    4. MPC-BE is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows.
    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. MX Player - The best way to enjoy your movies.
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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.
      Most users think MPlayer is a great alternative to SMPlayer.
    7. 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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