XULPlayer Alternatives

    XULPlayer is described as 'open-source media player and converter built on Mozilla XUL and MPlayer. It intends to be a flexible, user-friendly desktop media center with support for most popular audio and video formats and rich user experience' and is a Media Player in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to XULPlayer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like XULPlayer are MPC-HC (Free, Open Source), AIMP (Free), Clementine (Free, Open Source) and Strawberry (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Parole is a media player for the Xfce desktop environment, written using the GStreamer framework. Parole features playback of local media files, including video with subtitles support, DVD/CD and live streams; it is also extensible via plugins. Download tar.bz2 —...
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    3. MOC (music on console) is a console audio player for LINUX/UNIX designed to be powerful and easy to use.
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    4. BSPlayer is the first software movie player ever to enable its users to focus on watching the movie instead of dealing with poor computer capabilities or running around looking for a proper setting and codec. Also, it has very low CPU and RAM requirements.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      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, YUV4MPEG, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by many native, XAnim, and Win32 DLL codecs.

      Discontinued

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

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    5. PowerDVD Series - The Ultimate Entertainment Solution. With over 300 million copies sold, PowerDVD is the world’s leading Blu-ray, 3D & HD media player.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Self-Hosted
      • SparkyLinux
      • Raspberry Pi
      • UDOO
      Volumio is a free and Open Source Linux Distribution, designed and fine-tuned exclusively for music playback. It runs on a variety of devices, typically small and cheap computers like the Raspberry PI, but also on low power PCs, notebooks or thin clients.
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    6. A professional and reliable software solution that provides you with the latest codecs and enables high quality DivX HEVC video creation and video streaming.
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    7. Universal Viewer is an advanced file viewer for wide range of formats. Supported file formats are: Images: all major graphics formats: JPG BMP ICO GIF PNG WMF TIFF PSD..., over 40 formats. Also RAW images from 400+ cameras are supported.
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    8. QMPlay2 is a video and audio player. It can play all formats supported by FFmpeg, libmodplug (including J2B and SFX). It also supports Audio CD, raw files, Rayman 2 music and chiptunes. It contains YouTube and Prostopleer browser.
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