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Media players

Media players are tools that can play, well, media. To put it simple, media players usually either focus on doing one thing very well -- dedicated MP3 players, for example -- or focus on being "media players that play pretty much everything". From this section, you can download both types, albeit "players that play music _and_ video" are nowadays the most popular ones.

It should be noted that, specifically with video players, the player itself rarely does the actual "playing" (i.e. decompressing) of the video, but instead, acts as a graphical user interface and lets a dedicated piece of software, called codec, to do the heavy lifting. Thus, typically there are no video output quality differences between different video players, as the quality itself depends on codec in use, not the player. As a notable exception to this rule, we must mention VLC that comes bundled with most common codecs and therefor relies on its "own" codecs rather than those installed to your PC.

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ABView v2.1

ABView is a simple, effective, multi-format viewer

Date updated:06/30/2004 Downloads:6,916 Filesize:1.51 MB
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Miro v6.0

Miro is a video player that plays videos from your local hard disk or from the internet.

Date updated:04/16/2013 Downloads:6,908 Filesize:275.38 kB

DivX Plus Web Player for Mac OS X v2.0

With DivX Plus Web Player you can watch stunning high definition MKV videos right in your browser and go full screen without losing quality.

Date updated:11/30/2009 Downloads:6,903 Filesize:8.19 MB
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PortableApps.com Suite Light v1.6.1

PortableApps.com Suite is a complete collection of portable apps including a web browser, email client, office suite, calendar/scheduler, instant messaging client, antivirus, audio player, sudoku game, password manager, PDF reader, etc.

Date updated:11/05/2010 Downloads:6,888 Filesize:50.74 MB
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TVUplayer (Portable) v2.5.3.1

TVUplayer Portable is a free program that enables you to watch high quality Television programs from around the world.

Date updated:04/11/2011 Downloads:6,774 Filesize:4.60 MB
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SmartDVB v0.5.0

SmartDVB is an unpretentious digital-tv watch application for satellite, terrestrial or cable TV cards.

Date updated:05/04/2017 Downloads:6,472 Filesize:24.50 MB
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MPXPlay v1.60

An MP3 player for MS/DOS with all the basic features; CD ripping, MP3/MP2/WAV playback, etc..

Date updated:02/09/2015 Downloads:6,334 Filesize:525.33 kB
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Apple QuickTime for Windows v7.7.5

A powerful multimedia technology with a built-in media player, QuickTime lets you view Internet video, HD movie trailers, and personal media in a wide range of file formats.

Date updated:02/26/2014 Downloads:6,213 Filesize:40.00 MB
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Helium Music Manager v10.3

Helium is a multi-functional MP3 manager.

Date updated:07/26/2014 Downloads:5,915 Filesize:16.44 MB

UMPlayer (Portable) v0.98

UMPlayer (Universal Multimedia Player) Portable, is a multimedia player that has over 270 codecs built-in. It will all the popular multimedia formats and more, saving you time installing codecs for everything.

Date updated:08/25/2011 Downloads:5,534 Filesize:14.82 MB
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