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Videos is described as '(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' and is a very popular Media Player in the video & movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Videos for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Videos are AIMP, PotPlayer, SMPlayer and MX Player.

Videos alternatives are mainly Media Players but 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 Videos.
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Videos (previously Totem) is the official movie player of the GNOME desktop environment based on xine-lib or GStreamer. It...

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  1. VLC Media Player icon

    VLC Media Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV
    • F-Droid
    • 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.

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  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.

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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.

    Main Window
  4. 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.

    Playing video - Default Skin
    SMPlayer vs Videos opinions
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    Multiplatform, free, internal codecs and multilanguage.

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  5. MX Player - The best way to enjoy your movies.

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    KMPlayer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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.

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    MPlayer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • AmigaOS
    • Xfce
    • MorphOS

    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.

    MPlayer on Ubuntu (Linux)
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    Celluloid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • mpv

    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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    Nick_Avem

    Actually uses GTK so integrates well into GNOME enviroment.

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  9. 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!

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

    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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