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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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Apple QuickTime for Windows v7.7.5

A powerful multimedia technology with a built-in media player, QuickTime lets you view Internet video, HD movie trailers, and personal media in a wide range of file formats.

Date updated:02/26/2014 Downloads:6,491 Filesize:40.00 MB
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VSO Media Player v1.6.17.526

VSO-Media Player is a very simple way to listen the music files from your computer.

Date updated:12/18/2017 Downloads:6,436 Filesize:16.23 MB

Plex Media Server v1.19.5.3112

Plex is a port of XBox Media Center for the Windows platform.

Date updated:07/23/2020 Downloads:6,287 Filesize:27.26 kB

Zoom Player Pro v11.1

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

Date updated:12/03/2015 Downloads:5,812 Filesize:30.72 MB

Moovida v2.1.1.0

Moovida is an open source cross-platform media center connecting the Internet to an all-in-one media player.

Date updated:05/19/2011 Downloads:5,727 Filesize:1.00 MB

Miro for Mac OS X v6.0

Miro is a video player that plays videos from your local hard disk or from the internet.

Date updated:04/16/2013 Downloads:5,709 Filesize:36.63 MB
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Songbird for Mac OS X (intel) v2.2.0-2453

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

Date updated:02/09/2013 Downloads:5,671 Filesize:27.12 MB
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UMPlayer (Portable) v0.98

UMPlayer (Universal Multimedia Player) Portable, is a multimedia player that has over 270 codecs built-in. It will all the popular multimedia formats and more, saving you time installing codecs for everything.

Date updated:08/25/2011 Downloads:5,650 Filesize:14.82 MB

Musepack Plugin for Winamp

Musepack Input plugin for Winamp. You need this plug-in if you want to play these muc

Date updated:04/22/2003 Downloads:5,415 Filesize:101.12 kB
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BIK Player v1.0

BIK Player is a freeware video playing tool that you can use to play Bink game video files (*.bik).

Date updated:08/12/2012 Downloads:5,282 Filesize:6.42 MB
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