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xine is described as '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' and is a Media Player in the video & movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to xine for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like xine are AIMP, SMPlayer, MX Player and KMPlayer.

xine alternatives are mainly Media Players but may also be Audio Players or Internet Radio Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of xine.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • BSD
  • Xfce

xine is a free multimedia player. It plays back CDs, DVDs, and VCDs. It also decodes multimedia files like AVI, MOV, WMV,...

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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
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    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightVLC Media Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableVLC Media Player is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVLC Media Player can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with VLC Media Player.
    ⚫︎ Support for 4KVLC Media Player supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    ⚫︎ PortableVLC Media Player can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in VLC Media Player without registration.
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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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightAIMP consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAIMP can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableAIMP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableAIMP is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeAIMP supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsAIMP support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    ⚫︎ Collaborative PlaylistsMake any playlist collaborative to let your friends add, remove, and reorder videos and tracks.
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  3. 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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableSMPlayer is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ LightweightSMPlayer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableSMPlayer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with SMPlayer.
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    Playing video - Default Skin
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    MX Player

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    MX Player - The best way to enjoy your movies.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableMX Player is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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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.

    ⚫︎ Support for 4KKMPlayer supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
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  6. 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!

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  7. Videos (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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightVideos consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  8. Winyl is a free digital audio player and music library application for organizing and playing audio on Windows.

    ⚫︎ PortableWinyl can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightWinyl consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Discontinued

    No updates since late 2018

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    Parole

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    Parole is a media player for the Xfce desktop environment, written using the GStreamer framework.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeParole supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  10. Pretty Good Music Player icon

    Pretty Good Music Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    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!

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    Discontinued

    Not maintained since April 1st, 2017.

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