VLC Media Player

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework.

Best VLC Media Player Alternatives

Popular paid Alternatives to VLC Media Player for Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPad, Android and more. Explore 36 apps like VLC Media Player, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.
List updated: 7/13/2017 5:21:00 AM

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  • Poweramp icon

    Poweramp

    Poweramp is the new powerful music player for Android. - plays mp3/mp4/m4a(including lossless alac)/flac/ogg/wav/tta/ wma/ape/wv - optimized 10 band graphic equalizer for all supported formats, separate Bass and Treble controls - folders and system library support - scrobbling (Simple Last Fm and Scrobble Droid) - download missing album art - tag editor/widgets/lock screen widgets/skins/fast scan and more

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  • Style Jukebox icon

    Style Jukebox

    Style Jukebox Cloud Player is the easiest way to take your music anywhere and listen to it on all your devices, online and offline. Style Jukebox is free up to 1,000 songs and it's available for Windows, iOS, Android and Windows Phone, with more devices coming soon. Instant access to your music. Anywhere. Never miss a chance to sing to your favorite songs. ? No country restrictions. Stream your music wherever there's an Internet connection.

    Commercial Windows Web Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

  • AVPlayer icon

    AVPlayer

    AVPlayer can play almost any computer video file format such as AVI, Xvid, WMV and much more clearly and effortlessly. No converting hassles. Just copy files via USB and just drag and drop into the AVPlayer’s Media Explorer. The AVPlayer can also support external subtitle files such as SMI and SRT. So if you enjoy watching videos on your iPad, then the AVPlayer is an absolute necessity.

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    nPlayer

    nPlayer provides high quality video play performance and easy control-UI supporting almost all kinds of video formats and codecs without file converting efforts. And nPlayer also supports H.264/MPEG4 hardware acceleration and powerful, stable streaming technology which enable to stream-play from WebDAV, FTP, SMB, UPnP/DNLA server.

    Commercial $ $ $ iPhone iPad

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    Swinsian

    Swinsian is a simple music player dedicated to managing music, without the complexity of ebooks, apps, online stores, T.V. shows and movies, with support for formats such as FLAC and Ogg Vorbis, and a simpler interface that fits in with the rest of Mac OS X. Folder watching makes the process of adding new files as automatic as possible.

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    nessViewer

    nessViewer is the all-round media application to edit, browse, collect and arrange, present, transfer and stream media. It combines media player, media center, media server, media editor and preview tool. The main idea is to use only one media application instead of switching between several applications like DVD Player, Front Row, Safari, QuickTime Player and Preview. And to combine the most important features of these applications with further functionality.

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    Flip4Mac

    Flip4Mac is the official Windows Media Player on the Mac - supported and hosted by Microsoft. Only Flip4Mac combines the best of a system wide QuickTime Player integration with Web browser support and a standalone video player application. Unique QuickTime integration Only Flip4Mac provides official Windows Media support in QuickTime to allow Windows Media playback in Apple's default QuickTime Player as well as in other QuickTime-based applications.

  • Corel WinDVD Pro icon

    Corel WinDVD Pro

    Watch your favorite DVDs on your home theater system, desktop or laptop PC, and enjoy crystal-clear pictures with top audio performance. With broad format support, state-of-the-art enhancement technologies and unique features for watching movies on the go, WinDVD offers the best entertainment experience.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Goodplayer icon

    Goodplayer

    No need to convert the media files before playing it, GoodPlayer can play AVI, Xvid, Divx, DAT,VOB,FLV,WMV , MKV, MP4, RM, RMVB, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, RTSP, MMS, SFTP, SMB, MMSH, MMST, RTP, UPnP and UDP etc..., files and streaming directly on iOS devices. Just transfer the media files to your iOS devices by iTunes File Sharing or over Wi-Fi, then it can be played at once.

    Commercial $ $ $ iPhone iPad

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  • Playr icon

    Playr

    Main features - Play almost any video file without the need for extra system extensions or plug-ins. - Doesn't depend on QuickTime for playback. - Automatically loads and displays embedded subtitles or subtitles from external files. - Smart built-in subtitle search engine... find your movie or tv show subtitles in a breeze. - Supports all the major subtitle formats. - Supports styling tags in subtitle files like italic, bold and underlined.

    Commercial Mac

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  • PopCast icon

    PopCast

    You have a computer full of video files, and you want to stream them to your TV, but your Apple TV or Chromecast won't let you play your AVI and MKV files. No problem! PopCast brings you freedom by letting you stream ALL of your videos to your TV streaming device, no matter what file format. It's also really, really, ridiculously good looking. No more waiting for video conversion! Start watching your video content now and forget about those lengthy conversion times.

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    Radium

    Radium is an application for streaming Internet radio. Radium comes preloaded with thousands of radio stations from around the world, and downloads new ones whenever theyre added. Even Sirius/XM, Digitally Imported, and other subscription-based services are supported.

    Commercial Mac iPhone

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    • Discontinued No updates for either iOS or Mac app since 2015. See https://itunes.apple.com/app/id684034823
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    TapTunes

    With TapTunes, you will experience your music collection like never before. Touch, tap, drag, shake, swipe, pinch ? you've never been this close to your tunes! By presenting albums visually in a random order, TapTunes brings you much closer to your music than you'd ever get by scrolling through an alphabetical list of artist names. You'll soon find yourself rediscovering old favorites and listening to those forgotten gems lurking around the edges of your music library.

    Commercial $ $ $ iPhone iPad Apple Watch

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    It's Playing

    “Watching movies on the new iPad is pretty great. [...] It’s Playing not only plays pretty much any movie format without having to re-encode it first, it also puts in some amazing new features not seen anywhere else.”, cultofmac.com “Overall, the new features of It's Playing 3.0 completely put the competition to shame.”, iphoneblogr.com “for smooth playback of high-def video, and the excellent picture and volume adjustments, It's playing is the current champ.”, wired.

  • ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre icon

    ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre

    ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre is your all-in-one media player that plays videos, DVDs, Blu-ray and 3D discs, online video and more with cinema-like experience. It delivers stunning Blu-ray 3D and HD video playback and supports almost all video files like WMV, FLV, MPEG, AVI, MP4, MTS, AVCHD etc. Whether playing files on Discs, local machines or videos on a UPnP server and online, the program has it covered with sleek new interface.

    Commercial Windows

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    • Discontinued Link redirects to the discontinued page.
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  • 8K Player icon

    8K Player

    8K Player the best app to play all media contents on Windows (including Windows Vista, XP, 7, 7, 8, 8.1, and 10). As a top Blu-ray player, it is able to play any Blu-ray disc released in any region. Meanwhile, it lets you enjoy lifelike, vivid visuals and crystal-clear details with full high definition 1080p/2160p resolution when playing Blu-ray. You can build an incredible home theater and enjoy Blu-ray feast with the Blu-ray Player app, a computer and a full HD home theater projector.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • KPlayer icon

    KPlayer

    KPlayer is a video playback app. If 'H.264 Hardware Acceleration' is supported, it can play 720p, and 1080p video files more smoothly. Also you can enjoy a movie in the concise interface with the high-quality subtitles that are displayed quickly.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

  • Aurora Player icon

    Aurora Player

    The ambient light player for your favorite videos. This effect will you give you immersive viewing experience. Aurora Player supports the follow file types: ".wmv", ".mp4", ".mov", ".avi", ".mpeg".

    Commercial Mac Windows Windows Mobile Windows RT Windows Phone

  • Macgo Blu-ray Player icon

    Macgo Blu-ray Player

    Macgo Blu-ray Player is a superior Blu-ray player that can bring you the most unforgettable Blu-ray experience on your Mac or Windows computer. Macgo Blu-ray Player can satisfy just about every need you could possibly have in a Blu-ray Player. It features a friendly user interface, ultrafast loading and super high quality. Besides that, it perfectly supports Blu-ray, DVD and any other media format that you want to play.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Music Man

    Music Man is an easy to use digital music software for Mac OS X. Rip, convert, burn and play MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC, M4A,M4B, AIFF, MP2 and Ogg Vorbis on Mac OS X. Music man offers all the features you want in an easy to use music player that also includes ripper, converter and burner features.

    Commercial Mac

  • Azul Media Player icon

    Azul Media Player

    Azul is a media player that allows you to download video directly from the web and play it immediately, no matter the format. You can also transfer files to Azul over iTunes. Azul supports the following video formats: 3gp, sf, avi, divx, dv, flv, gxf, m2p, m2ts, m2v, m4v, mkv, moov, mov, mp4, mpeg, mpeg1, mpeg2, mpeg4, mpg, mpv, mt2s, mts, mxf, ogm, ogv, ps, qt, rm, rmvb, ts, vob, webm, wm, wmv Azul also offers optional password-protection.

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  • Neuview Media Player icon

    Neuview Media Player

    Neuview media player professional is a very useful media player utility that will come in handy. Watch video at the highest quality possible: unique Pixelfusion image resolution enhancement technology. The video quality enchantment is not available in trial version.

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued No new updates, v6.08 since 2012.

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