Windows Media Player is Microsoft’s built-in audio and video playback program which comes standard with all PCs running a Windows operating system. Microsoft’s video and audio player allows you to watch different movies and listen to MP3s, it also has other features like the ability to watch online videos and you can burn CDs and DVDs. Windows Media Player supports playback for several different media formats, and you can use it to move files from your PC to your MP3 player. Still, some people prefer another type of media player, and they’re in luck because there are several free alternatives.
Some of these programs have been around for years, while others are have slowly gained shares of the market as their products become more reliable.
Free Media Player Software List:
Media player classic home cinema is a lightweight media player for Windows, which develop based on the original “Media Player Classic” SourceForge project.
The player interfaces is similar looks like Windows media player v6.4 but the video and audio functionality are superb, which it supports all common video, audio and image file formats available as well as video playback.
Meanwhile, Home Cinema allows you to enhance, decode and accelerate a broad span of movie formats like x.264 with GPU assisted acceleration and image quality enhancing.
The best part of this media player for windows is supporting all windows 32 bits and 64bits operating system.
GOM Media Player is advanced media player for windows that equipped with all of the most popular video codecs and video formats by default. If any of videos do require a separate codec, GOM Media Player will find one and direct you to a place where you can download codec.
On the media player, you can customize brightness, contrast and saturation, sharpen and add noise to your video, adjust audio output using the audio equalizer, repeat a section of your video with our A-B Repeat feature and more.
Meanwhile, another wonderful features will be their power subtitle supports, which Gom player support SMI, SRT, RT, and SUB (with IDX) subtitle formats. Lastly, you can even use Gom Player as screen capture software that take a screenshot of your video directly. Using the Burst Capture feature, you can take continuous screenshots up to 999 shots.
UMPlayer is cross-platform media player available for the Windows, Mac and GNU / Linux operating systems. The most interested features on UMplayer is their built-in subtitles search, audio / subtitles sync, enhanced filter rendering and YouTube video recorder.
By default, UMplayer comes with over 270 built-in Audio and Video codecs UMPlayer can handle nearly all media formats, which there is no much worries to download rare codecs.
Kantaris is a modern and elegant media player for Windows, which make the player outstanding. It can plays almost all video and audio formats without the need for installing any separate codecs. The advantage of this media player is connecting to an online subtitle database to find subtitles that are a perfect fit to the played media.