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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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Universal Viewer Pro (Portable) v6.5.6.1

Universal Viewer is an advanced file viewer for wide range of formats.

Date updated:11/25/2013 Downloads:8,633 Filesize:12.03 MB
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WinAMP 2 Standard v2.91

De Facto in MP3 world - everybody knows this ultimate MP3 player.

Date updated:04/18/2003 Downloads:8,601 Filesize:1.62 MB
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SMPlayer 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:8,540 Filesize:37.30 MB

CrystalPlayer (Free) v1.97

CrystalPlayer is a video player for Windows. It features original video kernel allowing high-quality playback from any kind of video source, e.g. video files (.AVI, .MPEG, etc.), from int...

Date updated:02/28/2007 Downloads:8,333 Filesize:1.60 MB

WinX DVD Player v3.1.3

WinX DVD Player is a full-featured and easy to use DVD, Video CD, Audio-CD and media file player.

Date updated:01/28/2010 Downloads:8,265 Filesize:2.63 MB

ALPlayer (ALShow) v2.01

ALShow is easy and free media player.

Date updated:12/05/2012 Downloads:7,886 Filesize:11.37 MB
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ffmpegX for Mac OS X v3.3.4

ffmpegX is a MacOSX graphic user interface designed to easily operate more than 20 Unix open-source processing tools for video and audio encoding.

Date updated:10/16/2017 Downloads:7,797 Filesize:51.56 MB
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1by1 v1.88

1by1 is extremely small, but very efficient MP3 player!

Date updated:02/10/2016 Downloads:7,734 Filesize:185.44 kB

Last.fm Scrobbler v1.5.4

A media player for playing Last.fm radio stations and recommendations.

Date updated:04/25/2009 Downloads:7,604 Filesize:5.04 MB

The GodFather v0.88 Beta 1

The GodFather is a program that allows you to play, edit filenames and tags on your music files with ease.

Date updated:03/24/2014 Downloads:7,236 Filesize:6.08 MB
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