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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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Nero MediaHome 2015 v16.0.01600

The free, all-in-one media manager built for the multimedia enthusiast.

Date updated:12/09/2014 Downloads:4,219 Filesize:1.63 MB

Songbird for Linux v1.10.1 Beta 1

Songbird is a desktop Web player, a digital jukebox and Web browser mash-up. Like Winamp, it supports extensions and feathers (skins). Like Firefox®, it is built from Mozilla®..

Date updated:10/13/2011 Downloads:4,074 Filesize:20.31 MB

MythTV v0.25

MythTV is a GPL licensed suite of programs that allow you to build the mythical home media convergence box on your own using Open Source software and operating systems.

Date updated:04/11/2012 Downloads:4,019 Filesize:30.22 MB
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Splash v2.1.0

Splash is a HD media player, that allows you to play all types of High Dedinition clips, movies and digital television (DVB-T).

Date updated:05/25/2017 Downloads:3,812 Filesize:23.04 MB

Zoom Player Mobile for U3 v6.00

Zoom Player is the most Powerful, Flexible and Customizable DVD and Media Player for the Windows PC platform.

Date updated:01/30/2009 Downloads:3,800 Filesize:7.50 MB
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Spotify for Mac OS X v0.9.1

Spotify lets you listen millions of high quality music tracks online, legally.

Date updated:08/04/2013 Downloads:3,731 Filesize:32.49 MB
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XMPlay v3.8.1.12

XMPlay is an audio player, supporting the OGG, MP3, MP2, MP1, WMA, WAV, CDA, MO3, IT, XM, S3M, MTM, MOD, UMX audio formats, and PLS, M3U, ASX, WAX playlists.

Date updated:04/29/2015 Downloads:3,709 Filesize:365.07 kB

SMPlayer (Portable) v17.11.0

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.

Date updated:11/03/2017 Downloads:3,665 Filesize:31.90 MB
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Screamer Radio (Portable) v0.4.4 (20100924)

Screamer Radio makes listening to Internet radio stations easy.

Date updated:09/25/2010 Downloads:3,652 Filesize:2.98 MB
(No votes) MP3 Collector v2.3.1

MP3 collection manager, ID3 tag editor, renamer and playlist manager.

Date updated:01/18/2007 Downloads:3,641 Filesize:3.54 MB
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