Multimedia & Design

Video Players

QMPlay2 is a video and audio player. It can play all formats supported by FFmpeg, libmodplug (including J2B and SFX). It also supports Audio CD, raw files, Rayman 2 music and chiptunes. It contains YouTube and Prostopleer browser. QMPlay2 supports hardware video decoding: CUVID (NVIDIA only), DXVA2 (Windows Vista and higher), VDPAU/VA-API (X11, Linux/BSD only) and VideoToolBox (macOS only).
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Calyp (formerly plaYUVer) is an open-source video player with the following features:
- Support for libavformat and libavcodec;
- Support for wide range of raw video formats;
- Support for OpenCV imag/video processing library;
- Advanced frame zoom with easy to use pan function;
- Usefull information in status bar, e.g., pixel information;
- Usefull sidebars with stream and frame information, e.g., frame histogram;
- Advanced API for frame/video processing algorithms.
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Kodi (formerly XBMC) is a free and open source media player application developed by the XBMC/Kodi Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. Kodi is available for multiple operating-systems and hardware platforms, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.
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XunoPlayer, optimized for playing HEVC 10-bit YUV444 Video, is offered in two versions based on MPV and QtAV supporting Windows 10-64 and Ubuntu x64.
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dynamic desktop
A small tool written in Qt and C++ that can play videos on your desktop. Only for Microsoft Windows 7 ~ 10 (with GUI desktop). It uses QtAV to play media files.
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MPlayer is a multi-platform open source media player. MPlayer can play virtually all video and audio formats, including popular formats such as DVD, Blu-ray, MKV and DivX/Xvid. MPlayer doesn't require any external codecs or installation.
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Apprentice Video
This player stands on the giant shoulders of FFmpeg. Audio rendering is accomplished via portaudio v19. Video rendering is via OpenGL, using fragment programs when possible. User interface is implemented with Qt 4.7. ASS/SSA subtitle rendering is implemented with libass. MOD, XM, S3M, IT file support via libmodplug.
This player provides several performance options to enable adequate video playback on slow hardware:
- skip loop filter
- skip non-reference frames
- skip color converter
- reduce playback speed to accommodate slow video decoding.
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mpv is a fork of mplayer2 and MPlayer. It shares some features with the former projects while introducing many more:
- Streamlined CLI options
- High quality video output
- Embeddable
- On Screen Controller
- GPU video decoding
- Active development.
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Baka MPlayer
Baka MPlayer is a free and open source, cross-platform, libmpv based multimedia player. Its simple design reflects the idea for an uncluttered and enjoyable environment for watching tv shows. Features: Gesture seeking; Smart playlist; Dim Desktop; Hardware accelerated playback (vdpau, vaapi, vda); Youtube playback support (and others); Multilingual support; And more...
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bomi is a multimedia player formerly known as CMPlayer, which is aimed for easy usage but also provides various powerful features and convenience functions. Just install and enjoy it! There will be already what you expect. If you don't like, you can configure almost everything.
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Fennec is a high quality (64-bit) media player/converter. With batch converting, joining, ripping, tag editing + multichannel support, media library, skins, DSP effects, visualizations, multi-channel equalizer and a completely new slide based interface... It can play/convert nearly 100 media file formats (inc. ogg, flac, mp3, mpc, mp4, flv, ape, wv...). Additional features including: automatic album art detection, media library, media file browser, quick search...
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QtAV is a media playing library based on Qt and FFmpeg. Features: play, pause, seek, play frame by frame, capture, volume control, hardware acceleration, OpenGL, CUDA, high performance.
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MPC-BE (Media Player Classic - Black Edition) is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows. It is based on the original 'Media Player Classic' project (Gabest) and 'Media Player Classic Home Cinema' project (Casimir666), but contains additional features and bug fixes.
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MythTV is an open source Media Center capable of recording TV (similar to Tivo), playing videos, DVD Discs, Bluray Discs and music, viewing photos and much more.
- Watch and record analog and/or digital TV, including HDTV.
- Pause, skip, and rewind live TV shows.
- Completely automatic commercial detection/skipping, with manual correction via an intuitive cutlist editor.
- Intelligently schedules recordings to avoid conflicts.
- Parental controls to keep your kids out of the good shows.
- Watch and archive DVDs.
- Listen to your digital music collection.
- Schedule and administer many functions remotely via a web browser.
- Flexible client/server architecture allows multiple frontend client machines to access content served by one or more backend servers (although the most common installation consists of a single computer running both the client and server together).
- Many more...
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mrViewer was specially designed as an accessible and interactive a video player and image viewer. You can now use mrViewer to view all your favorite pictures and videos. It is all possible with just a couple of mouse clicks. Features: Flipbook player; HDRI viewer; Multichannel Support; MultiView OpenEXR support thru anaglyphs; Video and Audio player.
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SMPlayer is a complete media player for Windows and Linux. It uses the award-winning MPlayer as playback engine which is capable of playing most video and audio formats (avi, mkv, wmv, mp4, mpeg... see list). It uses its own codecs, so you don't need to install any codec packs. One of the most interesting features of SMPlayer: it remembers the settings of all files you play. So you start to watch a movie but you have to leave... don't worry, when you open that movie again it will resume at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume...
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VLC media player is a free and open source media player and multimedia framework written by the VideoLAN project. VLC is a portable multimedia player, encoder, and streamer supporting many audio and video codecs and file formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It is able to stream over networks and to transcode multimedia files and save them into various formats.
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PotPlayer is a comprehensive video and audio player. PotPlayer is a much improved/faster version of KMPlayer, including ffdshow and some other stuff to connect to a Korean-only video/chat network. It supports seamless playback (up to 1000 AVI/WMV/MKV/MPG files at once, mixed containers are allowed), auto-resume on the last 200 opened files, has fully configurable XML skin files and also a D3D exclusive mode.
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Media Player Classic Home Cinema
Media Player Classic Home Cinema is a free audio and video player for Windows.
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