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KMPlayer Alternatives for Linux

KMPlayer 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 KMPlayer and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to KMPlayer are MPV, SMPlayer, Audacious and MPlayer.

KMPlayer alternatives are mainly Media Players but may also be Audio Players or Internet Radio Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of KMPlayer.
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  1. VLC Media Player icon

    VLC Media Player

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    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV
    • Homebrew
    • PortableApps.com
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • F-Droid
    • Kindle Fire
    • Google Chrome
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    279 alternatives to VLC Media Player 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightVLC Media Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-freeVLC Media Player doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of VLC Media Player.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVLC Media Player can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with VLC Media Player.
    6.  Support for 4KVLC Media Player supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    7.  PortableVLC Media Player can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    8.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in VLC Media Player without registration.
    9.  DecentralizedVLC Media Player is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    VLC Media Player vs KMPlayer opinions
    Most users think VLC Media Player is a great alternative to KMPlayer.
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    Not so powerful and easy to use as KMPlayer.

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    Wulfang

    No shovelware, ads or other unwanted crap.

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    Guest

    Lite weight and supports many video formats.

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    MPV

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    • Android
    • BSD
    • Xfce
    89 alternatives to MPV 

    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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    1.  LightweightMPV consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Command line interfaceMPV either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMPV can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  3. SMPlayer icon

    SMPlayer

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    • mpv
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • MPlayer
    • Mac
    114 alternatives to SMPlayer 

    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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    1.  LightweightSMPlayer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-freeSMPlayer doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  PortableSMPlayer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with SMPlayer.
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    Audacious

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    • Haiku
    • Xfce
    117 alternatives to Audacious 

    Audacious is an advanced audio player. It is free, lightweight, based on GTK+, runs on Linux and many other *nix platforms and is focused on audio quality and supporting a wide range of audio codecs. There is also support for several visual styles from Winamp.

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    1.  LightweightAudacious consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAudacious can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  PortableAudacious can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    mostafasadeghi

    its just for audio file not video

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  5. MPlayer icon

    MPlayer

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    • AmigaOS
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    • MorphOS
    122 alternatives to MPlayer 

    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.

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    1.  Command line interfaceMPlayer either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    MPlayer vs KMPlayer opinions
    Almost everyone thinks MPlayer is a great alternative to KMPlayer.


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    Celluloid

    • Linux
    • mpv
    39 alternatives to Celluloid 

    Celluloid (formerly GNOME MPV) is a simple GTK+ frontend for mpv. Celluloid interacts with mpv via the client API exported by libmpv, allowing access to mpv's powerful playback capabilities.

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    Miro

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    109 alternatives to Miro 

    Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player.

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    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/

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    Videos

    80 alternatives to Videos 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightVideos consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    SmoothVideo Project

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    83 alternatives to SmoothVideo Project 

    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.

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    Musique

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    134 alternatives to Musique 

    Musique unclutters your music listening experience with a clean interface that keeps you focused on what really matters: music.

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