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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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MyTheatre v4.00.130

MyTheatre is a modern multimedia application for end user, which allows to watch Satellite TV and Radio, playback multimedia files (mpg, mp3, DivX and many others) and DVD.

Date updated:03/25/2011 Downloads:30,333 Filesize:21.00 MB

WinAMP for Mac

WinAMP is finally available for Mac users as well! This is still an early beta, but it plays MP3s :-)

Date updated:04/06/2001 Downloads:27,302 Filesize:177.89 kB
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AVS DVD Player v2.4.3.128

AVS DVD Player is a free video player that can play various different video formats.

Date updated:05/13/2008 Downloads:24,558 Filesize:30.66 MB

VLC for Mac OS X (PPC) v2.0.7

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

Date updated:06/10/2013 Downloads:24,324 Filesize:26.12 MB

Elecard MPEG Player v5.7.100629

Elecard MPEG2 Player is a software-only MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 player. Excellent tool for viewing eg. SVCD streams.

Date updated:07/06/2010 Downloads:22,812 Filesize:5.20 MB

jetAudio Basic

jetAudio is a versatile media player with a support for wide variety of audio and video files, CD burning and file conversion.

Date updated:02/02/2019 Downloads:21,427 Filesize:33.47 MB

QuickTime Alternative Lite (QT7 based) v1.95

QuickTime Alternative will allow you to play QuickTime files without having to install the official QuickTime Player.

Date updated:11/09/2007 Downloads:20,688 Filesize:10.32 MB

Radio sure v2.2.1036

RadioSure is a neat radio app that will open up a world of new music.

Date updated:05/03/2012 Downloads:19,872 Filesize:5.27 MB

Mv2 player

Mv2 player is freeware multimedia player for Windows, with tons of usefull features.

Date updated:02/28/2007 Downloads:19,500 Filesize:1.15 MB

Spotify v1.1.32.618

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

Date updated:05/10/2020 Downloads:18,901 Filesize:27.40 kB
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