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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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Kantaris Media Player v0.7.9

Kantaris is a media player based on code from Videolan client (VLC) and Bass audio library. Kantaris has a graphical user interface similar to that of Windows Media Player.

Date updated:09/10/2013 Downloads:11,417 Filesize:17.01 MB

Xion Audio Player v1.5.160

Xion is a high fidelity, easily skinnable, out of this world audio player.

Date updated:02/09/2016 Downloads:11,195 Filesize:4.57 MB

Kodi (64-bit) v18.8

Kodi (64-bit) is a media-player jukebox and entertainment hub for all your digital media.

Date updated:07/29/2020 Downloads:11,119 Filesize:27.58 kB

SMPlayer v20.6.0

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:06/21/2020 Downloads:10,275 Filesize:27.56 kB

Spider Player Basic v2.5.3

Spider Player is a small media player with an array of extra features that include a CD ripper and audio format converter (MP3, WMA, OGG, WAV), Equalizer with presets, ID3 and WMA metadata e

Date updated:12/12/2010 Downloads:10,256 Filesize:3.39 MB

WinAMP 2 Lite v2.91

This is the basic version of WinAmp - all the features that its big brother has except support for certain audio formats like WMA.

Date updated:06/26/2003 Downloads:9,313 Filesize:623.30 kB

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:9,124 Filesize:12.03 MB
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Quintessential Media Player v5.0

Here's another eye candy -filled MP3 player. QCD is not just about looks though

Date updated:07/04/2009 Downloads:8,804 Filesize:3.28 MB

WinAMP 2 Standard v2.91

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

Date updated:04/18/2003 Downloads:8,704 Filesize:1.62 MB
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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:8,669 Filesize:2.63 MB
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