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  • MPV icon

    MPV

    MPV is an audio and movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. It supports a wide variety of...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Android BSD ... Xfce

    • Reliably supports more newer encodes + minimal InsaneFromEarthJul 2016 • 6 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • I had some rare cases were VLC and mplayer couldn't play a video correctly. MPV did it for me on Linux and Windows. Also like the GUI (or the lack of it) a lot more. vektorwegDec 2016 • 6 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • There was a time when VLC was justifiably considered the best open-source cross-platform movie player. MPV has closed the gap substantially and is likely to work out-of-the-box in a minority of cases where VLC gets stuck. Excellent software. Open souce (trustworthy) and free, of course. JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Its simple, plays everything and its maintained by a big community . Guest • Jul 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Best on Linux, couldn't see a 99% movie's ending, this worked like butter. munteanzenoAug 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Plays all files quickly and cleanly, displays all subtitles correctly. Guest • Oct 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Doesn't have hiccups VLC have during playbacks InsaneFromEarthJun 2016 • 3 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • SMPlayer icon

    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...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD mpv PortableApps.com ... Haiku MPlayer

    • On Linux systems is much better than VLC, faster, with no bugs and read every kind of video file. Guest • Jun 2016 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • After i tried VLC and MPC I looked for another alternatives. I think SMPlayer is best suited for me. You can customize theme, also very light, and you can resume videos that have been played before. Guest • Aug 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It plays everything with no need to add other codes and the video looks way better than on VLC. Guest • Jan 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Much faster searching within videos. Files are removable from disk, directly in the playlist (has to be activated in the options). Guest • 9 days ago Disagree   Agree
  • Clementine icon

    Clementine

    Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer based on Amarok 1.4.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

    • Clementine is audio player, and does not have video capabilities. Guest • Jul 2015 • 15 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's only music player, not media in general (videos specifically). orestesgaolinAug 2015 • 10 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Clementine is audio player, and does not have video capabilities. R3DJOK3R1Sep 2017 • 9 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Clementine can't play videos. It's only for music. Guest • Oct 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • VLC excels at video, with a but of music on the side. Clementine is a pure-audio player. Guest • Nov 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • MPlayer icon

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD AmigaOS ... Xfce MorphOS

    • It read and play most media without any constraints. Guest • Mar 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    Amarok

    Amarok is a powerful music player for Linux, Unix and Windows with an intuitive interface. It makes playing the music you love and discovering new music easier than ever...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD

    • Discontinued Application has not been updated since 2015. Last public release was 2.9 beta. Application may not be discontinued, but development activity seems to have stalled.
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    Banshee

    Play your music and videos. Stay entertained and up to date with podcasts and video podcasts. Discover new music with Last.fm radio....

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

    • Discontinued No new releases and features since 2014. Latest versions, 2.6.2 (stable) and 2.9.1 (development), released in February and March 2014, are still working and can be downloaded from the official website.
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    Miro

    Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player. Through Miro, you can subscribe to any RSS feed...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

    • 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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    UMPlayer

    UMPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems. It plays most MPEG/VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, RealMedia, Matroska, NUT, NuppelVideo, FLI...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

    • Discontinued No more updates, latest downloads from 2011: https://sourceforge.net/projects/umplayer/files/
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    Exaile

    Exaile is a cross-platform music manager and player for GTK+ written in Python and is easily extensible via plugins. It incorporates automatic fetching of album art...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD Xfce

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    qAllInOne

    qAllInOne (aka qAIO) is a free open-source software built using Qt to provide users an All-In-One media player, so it can view images, play videos and audio. Features...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

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  • Gnome MPlayer

    A GTK+2 interface to MPlayer. The power of MPlayer combined with a friendly interface for your desktop; You can play all your...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Xfce MPlayer

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

    Bino

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD