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Windows 7: Good alternative media player software. .

01 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (desktop) / x64 (laptop)
Good alternative media player software. .

What's your top five / ten good alternative software to Windows Media Player? I wanna know your opinion. .

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01 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux

WMP12 is just fine but I sometimes use VLC Media Player
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01 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate US x64

I use VLC - I'm quite comfy with it since I've used it for years on Linux and have always loathed WMP on Windows.

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01 Dec 2010   #4

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops

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01 Dec 2010   #5


I've used RealPlayer for years and am very happy with it. It's free, and as a huge bonus, it comes with a "Download This Video" link that allows you to download pretty much any music video, movie, or other video or audio track from the web. Very user friendly, and I also like the Playlist feature.
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01 Dec 2010   #6

Windows 8 Professional

VLC is the best, hands down. It may not look snazzy and new-age but it will play any file type you can throw its way. (and play it correctly.)
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01 Dec 2010   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium X64 SP1

Another vote for VLC here.
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01 Dec 2010   #8
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

media player classic

in no particular order - none of these need you to install codec packs - they'll play almost anything 'out of the box'.
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01 Dec 2010   #9

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

And another vote for VLC. It plays mkv's flawlessly whereas WMP plays them but far from flawless.
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02 Dec 2010   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium x86

vote for VLC and K-Lite Media Player Classic
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