VLC Media Player

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

Best VLC Media Player Alternatives

Popular Alternatives to VLC Media Player for Android. Explore 45 Android apps like VLC Media Player, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.
List updated: 10/3/2017 12:26:00 PM

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  • foobar2000 icon

    foobar2000

    foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform. Main features Supported audio formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, Opus, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND... and more with additional components. Gapless playback. Easily customizable user interface layout. Advanced tagging capabilities. Support for ripping Audio CDs as well as transcoding all supported audio formats using the Converter component.

    Free Windows Android iPhone Windows Phone

    • VLC is a multimedia (audio and video) player, foobar is only an audio player MiauFritoJun 2017 • 11 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Foobar is a wonderfully customizable app for playing music files. It is very configurable and can be skinned and adjusted in many ways. Compared to VLC you can make Foobar look really cool if you want to use it as your main audio player. It has a good number of plugins for playing other audio types and organizing your audio library. kholdstayrJul 2017 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • VLC is a multimedia (audio and video) player, foobar is only an audio player R3DJOK3R1Sep 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • MX Player icon

    MX Player

    MX Player - The best way to enjoy your movies. a) HARDWARE ACCELERATION - Hardware acceleration can be applied to more videos with the help of new H/W decoder. b) MULTI-CORE DECODING - MX Player is the first Android video player which supports multi-core decoding. Test result proved that dual-core device’s performance is up to 70% better than single-core devices. c) PINCH TO ZOOM - Zoom in and out with ease by pinching and swiping across screen.

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

    • Powerful, Support lots of formats. Easy to use Guest • Aug 2016 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Really does a good job of playing a video with maximized settings. Looks gorgeous. HurDugggioDec 2016 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • KMPlayer icon

    KMPlayer

    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. It handles a wide range of subtitles and allows you to capture audio, video, and screenshots in many ways. For playing TS-movies from the Technisat Digicorder you need the KMPlayer.

    Free Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    • Bundleware Be careful during installation. https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • DeaDBeeF icon

    DeaDBeeF

    DeaDBeeF is a lightweight graphical music player created for easy playback of music and management of playlists. It supports major audio codecs and tags, global hotkeys, gapless playback, streaming audio, command line control, and has an 18-band equalizer. For the full list of features, please check the official website.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Android BSD Xfce

  • GOM Media Player icon

    GOM Media Player

    GOM Media Player (Gretech Online Movie Player) is a freeware media player. Key strengths are the ability to play the majority of media files without the need to obtain a codec, and the ability to play some broken media files, both advantages over traditional players, like Windows Media Player. GOM Player supports file formats such as AVI, DAT, MPEG, DivX, XviD, WMV, ASF.

    Free Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

    • Bundleware The installer contains additional bloatware that can hijack your browser's settings. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
    • Its effects are easier to use and it has an extensive Preferences selection; BE AWARE, they have a separate music player. I have both. the Reverb is solid. you can avoid the Crapware by doing the first download from Ninite and just updating or do a custom install. To my knowledge GOM does not recored. clydelymanMar 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • VLC Player looks like it belongs on a Windows 95 computer. GOM Player has a much more professional interface with lots of options. Guest • Jul 2015 • 1 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Vanilla Music icon

    Vanilla Music

    Vanilla Music, fork of Vanilla Music Player that has been abandoned, is an opensource music player for Android, designed to be simple, clean and minimal. Music is played from a continuous sequence, your chosen songs coming first, then random songs from your library as needed. No more silence after that album you selected finishes.

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    DivX

    DivX Software is a video software that lets anyone play, create and stream their favorite videos, including DivX, MKV and HEVC up to 4K. It includes: * DivX Player: Play your video library in high-quality up to 4K * DivX Web Player: Watch high-quality online videos up to 4K * DivX Converter: Convert videos to DivX, MKV, HEVC and MP4 * DivX Media Server: Stream to TV, Chromecast, tablets and more

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone

  • 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

    Commercial Android

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  • jetAudio icon

    jetAudio

    JetAudio is integrated, multimedia software made of a single compact rack. Not only does it play various music and video files, it also has features such as CD burning, recording, and conversion to other file formats. You can create your own Internet broadcast by using JetCast, provided with JetAudio, and you can play all major file formats, including WAV, MP3, MP3Pro, OGG, WMA, MPEG, AVI, WMV, MIDI, RM, and video and audio CD tracks.

    Freemium Windows Android

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    • is the best of the best, i've been using it for years and reads all formats, and plays audio and video with quality, best sound availble. Guest • Jun 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    doubleTwist

    doubleTwist is a media management app that organizes and syncs the iTunes playlists, videos and photos on your Android phone. The doubleTwist Player for Android can find and sync all of the music, podcasts, and video on your phone. Purchase the AirSync upgrade, and your Android phone will be able to wirelessly sync your music, photos, and video with your PC/Mac, over your WiFi network.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android Android Tablet

  • Groove Music icon

    Groove Music

    Easily play and manage your music and playlists with Groove. Add your songs to OneDrive, and Groove brings them to all your favorite devices. Want more ways to play? Get a Groove Music Pass and dive into artist-based radio, curated playlists, and one of the biggest music catalogs on the planet.

    Free Windows Android iPhone Windows RT Windows Phone Xbox

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  • RealPlayer icon

    RealPlayer

    RealPlayer with RealTimes (aka “RealPlayer” for short) still includes the legacy features, such as Video Player, Downloader, Converter, Organizer and Web Videos. It also includes RealTimes features, such as Photos and RealTimes Stories, the automatic video collage feature. RealPlayer premium features continue to be DVD Playback, DVD & CD Burning and Music Cleaner.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

  • 1by1 icon

    1by1

    1by1 is a small, fast and handy audio player which is not only small: it provides a smart and versatile environment to handle your file collection and listen to your tracks - with no need for playlists or databases.

    Free Windows Linux Android

  • 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

  • BlackPlayer Music Player icon

    BlackPlayer Music Player

    BlackPlayer is an ad-free elegant modern local Music player. It's easy to use and one of the fastest out there. Key features:. - Supports the standard local music file formats such as MP3, WAV, OGG. - Build in Equalizer, bassboost, and 3D surround virtualizer or option to use external Equalizer. - FLAC support (4.1+) - Gapless playback. - View & Edit embedded lyrics - HD Album cover management, auto and manual.

    Free Android

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  • MoliPlayer icon

    MoliPlayer

    Do you enjoy watching videos on your smartphone but don’t want to mess with set-up details like “transcoding”, “formats” or “codecs” etc.? We've got the solution. MoliPlayer basically plays “anything you throw at it”, MOV, RMVB, AVI, WMV, MP4, MKV*…you name it. MoliPlayer is capable of playing high-definition 720p RMVB, AVI, WMV,even 1080p MOV and MP4 videos smoothly and hassle-free. It saves up to 30% power on selected formats to help your iPad/iPhone’s battery last longer.

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

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    • Discontinued The apps seem to be no longer updated. Last versions, released in 2014/2015, can be still downloaded from the appstores.
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    Rocket Player

    Rocket Player offers an intuitive layout so you can spend time listening, not looking, for your media. Swipe left, swipe right, it's as easy as turning a page. Play by album, artist, genre or composer all from its unique tab interface. Along with effortless navigation, Rocket Player offers an excellent listening experience. Customize your tunes Listen to music the way you want to with Rocket Player's free equalizer feature.

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

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  • ALLPlayer icon

    ALLPlayer

    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. One of the biggest advantages of the program is cooperation with the best subtitles servers (eg opensubtitles.org) and downloading matching subtitles in multiple languages.

    Free Personal Windows Android

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  • Archos Video Player icon

    Archos Video Player

    *** Play everything *** - Play videos from your computer / server / NAS (SMB, UPnP, FTP*, SFTP*) - Play videos from external USB storage - Videos from all sources seamlessly integrated in a unified collection - Automatic online retrieval of Movie and TV show descriptions with poster and backdrop - Integrated subtitle download - Torrent streaming* (previously downloaded .

    Freemium Android

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  • Stellio Music Player icon

    Stellio Music Player

    Stellio is an advanced music player with themes support, powerful audio and integration with VK and Dropbox. Powerful audio engine - Crossfade - Smooth transition from one track to another - 12 bands equalizer and 13 audio effects: VolumeAmp, Speed, Tone, Balance, Echo, Reverb, AutoWah, Flanger, AGC, Z-Bass, Z-Mids, Z-Treblr, Compression - Support playlist file: .cue .pls .m3u - Supports a large number of rare audio formats: WavPack(.wv .wvc), Monkey(.ape), MusePack (.mpc .mpp .

    Freemium Android Android Tablet Android Wear

  • Shuttle Music Player icon

    Shuttle Music Player

    Shuttle Music Player is an intuitive, lightweight and powerful music player for Android. 🔹 Features: • Modern, Material design • Built in 6-band equalizer with bass boost • Gapless playback • Lyrics (embedded lyrics only, for legal reasons) • Automatic artwork downloading • Tons of theme options, including light & dark mode • Sleep timer • Extremely customizable widgets • Last.

    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Android

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  • ^3 (Cubed) icon

    ^3 (Cubed)

    ^3 a.k.a. Cubed is a music player for Android. At its core, ^3 is a visual experiment that explores different visualizations of one's music library.

    Free Open Source Android

    • Discontinued Discontinued, see http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2702533

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