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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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RealPlayer v17.0.13

RealPlayer is a universal media player that plays video and music in virtually any format.

Date updated:08/27/2014 Downloads:170,430 Filesize:46.93 MB

Daum PotPlayer (64-bit) v1.7.5545

PotPlayer is a freeware Multimedia player. Supports almost every available video formats out there. PotPlayer contains internal codecs and there is no need to install codecs manually.

Date updated:11/17/2017 Downloads:163,229 Filesize:22.78 MB

AIMP v4.50.2047

A light, feature-rich audio player with customizable skins and plugins.

Date updated:11/17/2017 Downloads:156,044 Filesize:10.06 MB

BSplayer v2.71

BSplayer is a Windows player that plays back all kinds of media files ( avi / mpg / asf / wmv / wav / mp3...) and specialises in video and divx playback.

Date updated:05/12/2017 Downloads:135,488 Filesize:10.07 MB

GOM Media Player v2.3.18.5275

GOM Player is a mediaplayer with built-in codecs and the ability to play broken videos.

Date updated:07/22/2017 Downloads:126,383 Filesize:26.40 MB

Windows Media Player v11.0.5721.5145

Windows Media Player is the official multimedia player from Microsoft. Player provides all the features of a modern media player.

Date updated:03/26/2007 Downloads:125,244 Filesize:24.56 MB

WinAMP for Linux Alpha 1

WinAMP, the audio player for Windows, has been finally converted to Linux!

Date updated:10/10/2001 Downloads:103,180 Filesize:1.49 MB

VLC (64-bit) v2.2.6

VLC (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats such as MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...

Date updated:05/25/2017 Downloads:84,290 Filesize:30.61 MB

Zoom Player MAX v14 RC 1

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

Date updated:11/08/2017 Downloads:80,577 Filesize:29.43 MB

Dziobas Rar Player Portable v0.009.52

Play divx/xvid movies from rar files.

Date updated:11/29/2010 Downloads:78,044 Filesize:5.43 MB
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