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Zoom Player Alternatives for Linux

Zoom Player is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Zoom Player and 16 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Zoom Player are Strawberry, Clementine, Miro and SmoothVideo Project.

Zoom Player 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 Zoom Player.
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  1. VLC Media Player icon

    VLC Media Player

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV
    • Homebrew
    • PortableApps.com
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • F-Droid
    • Kindle Fire
    • Google Chrome
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    279 alternatives to VLC Media Player 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightVLC Media Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-freeVLC Media Player doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of VLC Media Player.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVLC Media Player can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with VLC Media Player.
    6.  Support for 4KVLC Media Player supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    7.  PortableVLC Media Player can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    8.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in VLC Media Player without registration.
    9.  DecentralizedVLC Media Player is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    Playback example
  2. Strawberry icon

    Strawberry

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    220 alternatives to Strawberry 

    Strawberry is a music player and music collection organizer. It is a fork of Clementine released in 2018 aimed at music collectors and audiophiles. The name is inspired by the band Strawbs. It's written in C++ using the Qt framework.

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    1.  LightweightStrawberry consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Lossless AudioStrawberry has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
    3.  Works OfflineStrawberry can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Goal Setting Strawberry can set individual or group goals to meet over a particular period.
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  3. Clementine icon

    Clementine

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    230 alternatives to Clementine 

    Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.4 to the Qt 4 framework and the GStreamer multimedia framework, focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and...

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    1.  LightweightClementine consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Lossless AudioClementine has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
    Discontinued

    No stable release since 2016. Newer release candidate seems to be available on Github.

    Clementine with lyrics pane
    Icecast radio stations
  4. Miro icon

    Miro

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    109 alternatives to Miro 

    Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player.

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    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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    Sync to Android devices
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    SmoothVideo Project

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    83 alternatives to SmoothVideo Project 

    SVP allows you to watch any video on your PC file with frame interpolation (like you can watch it on high-end TVs and projectors). It increases frame rate by generating intermediate animation frames between existing ones to produce very smooth, fluid and clear motion.

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    UMPlayer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    140 alternatives to 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, YUV4MPEG, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by many native, XAnim, and Win32 DLL codecs.

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    Discontinued

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

    UMPlayer Skinnable User Interface - feature rich yet easy to use
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    1by1

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    119 alternatives to 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 to fuddle with playlists or media databases.

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    1.  Lightweight1by1 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Portable1by1 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. Movie Monad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    268 alternatives to Movie Monad 

    A free and simple to use video player made with Haskell.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
    Discontinued

    Lastly committed on Dec 11, 2018

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  9. Rosa Media Player icon

    Rosa Media Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    224 alternatives to Rosa Media Player 

    Media player based on Mplayer/FFmpeg technologies. It has a simple interface and many powerful functions:

    • Possibility to get an audio track from video clip
    • Possibility to get a screencast
    • Possibility to trim video
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    Discontinued

    Last update was in 2014.

  10. Eina icon

    Eina

    • Mac
    • Linux
    135 alternatives to Eina 

    Your music belongs to you

    Current music players are focused on managing your music collection, while using mandatory criteria about how they organize it.

    Eina does not care about it at all. If your are an organized person, chances are your music collection is organized too, and.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
    Discontinued

    Last released was in 2011.

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