Videos Alternatives

    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 well-known app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Videos for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Videos are PotPlayer (Free), SMPlayer (Free, Open Source), MX Player (Freemium) and KMPlayer (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 4, 2021

    1. xine is a free multimedia player. It plays back CDs, DVDs, and VCDs. It also decodes multimedia files like AVI, MOV, WMV, and MP3 from local disk drives, and displays multimedia streamed over the Internet.
    2. QuickTime Alternative is a trimmed-down version of QuickTime Player that contains only the essential components needed for playing QuickTime content that is embedded in webpages.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 3.2.2, was released on September 2009. It is still downloadable from Free-Codecs.com

      No screenshots yet


    3. Tired of music players that take forever to start up because they're loading ads or trying to download stuff? Of music players that ignore Bluetooth controls, or stop responding after a few minutes? I was too, so I wrote this app!
      No screenshots yet
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Bino is a video player with the following main features: Support for stereoscopic 3D video, with a wide variety of input and output formats; Support for multi-display video, e.g. for powerwalls, Virtual Reality installations and other multi-projector setups.
    4. Clip is a convergent video player and collection manager utilizing MPV as the backend. By using MPV, you can also play remote videos by entering the URL besides local videos.
      show more


      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Phone
      • Xbox
      Microsoft Movies & TV (Canada and the US), or Microsoft Films & TV (UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand), previously Xbox Video and Zune Video, is a digital video service developed by Microsoft.
      No screenshots yet
    5. A GTK+2 interface to MPlayer. The power of MPlayer combined with a friendly interface for your desktop; You can play all your multimedia (audio, video, CD, DVDs, and VCDs, streams etc.

      Discontinued

      Latest version from Jan 10, 2014
      https://code.google.com/archive/p/gnome-mplayer/downloads

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      DVDFab Media Player is the best Blu-ray media player software available in cyberspace. It plays back all the video formats you have, including the HEVC (H.265), UHD and 4K videos, as well as DVD/Blu-ray ISO, folders and disc playback.
      show more
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      PlayerXtreme Media Player is the most popular cross-platform audio, video, movie and online streaming Player for your device.
      show more
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      ALLPlayer is a freeware with modern and intuitive interface, known more from smartphones and tablets. All functions are easily accessible, the exact moment they are needed, and with automatic and free codecs updates can you play any video or audio files.
      show more
    Showing 30 of 73 alternatives