Questions tagged [media-player]

Generic software that displays multimedia content. Combine with "video", "audio" or other appropriate tag that makes clear what media you want to play.

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Media players for Windows optimized for TV screen

Sometimes, I like to connect my laptop to Television using HDMI and watch content stored on my Hard Disk. I typically set the content scale to Highest in Windows settings. But this is not enough. ...
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Which Android audio player supports SMB and album artwork in separate files?

I'm looking for an Android audio player app supporting SMB. It should also be able to display album artwork stored as cover.jpg or back.jpg in the same folder as the audio files.
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For Windows - Media player software that can run at a different resolution than windows

I have a laptop connected to a 4k tv. Sometimes I'll just use the tv as a laptop screen, in those instances I want the laptop to be 1080p without HDR. But when I want to play a video file, I want to ...
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What would be the best video player similar to YouTube?

I am so used to the YouTube player and I'm mainly looking for a player that merely uses the same functions and shortcuts as YouTube and must have an option to modify the playback speed. The OS should ...
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Is there any linux media service software that can support *.sup inside mkv file and transcode for DLNA protocol?

I have an LG WebOS TV that can only support *.srt subtitles and a Linux home server. I did a lot of search, but I can not find any media service software that supports *.sup subtitles (HDMV PGS) ...
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Download and show opera lyrics

Is there some tool (on any operating system) to download and add opera lyrics in the same way pop, folk and other music lyrics are searched and shown by many music players (Foobar2000, Clementine, ...
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what's the best way to prepare and share a playlist?

i want to share a playlist with peers. we're collaborating on a project. the peer i'm working with presently has a mac. i'm on kubuntu 20.04. seems likely others might use windows. some of the ...
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Revamping the Xbox 360 'Neon' music visualizer & porting it to desktop?

Most of us hardly recognize the Xbox 360, which hit the market in 2005 and ceased development/maintenance in 2016. However one thing that interests me, mostly falling under the main software core, is ...
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Video player for Linux with playlist

Yes, it's as simple as in the title. The player should have a window for the video, obviously, but also have a playlist so that I can quickly switch between titles. The purpose is to find scenes ...
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What media player do I need to play multiple music playlists through different output sources at the same time?

What media player do I need to play multiple music playlists through different output sources at the same time? So one Bluetooth speaker playing nirvana. Headphones playing Led Zeppelin. And network ...
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How to open .tvs file in any other software apart from TeamViewer or using the TeamViewer Host version?

I have the normal version of the TeamViewer installed on my Macbook and my colleague has the Full version of TeamViewer. During our conversation, he recorded the call and he sent me the file with the ....
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Non UWP media player

I'm searching for a media player that is no UWP app like Microsoft Movies & TV. But it has to integrate the SystemMediaTransportControls, so when you increase/decrease the volume you see the media ...
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Video player with frame by frame, holding a key, like slow motion, backward and forward?

If I watch a video in Media Player Classic, and hold the forward arrow, then it goes frame by frame smoothly like in slow motion.. Though backwards is jolty, it doesn't update while you hold the left ...
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Programmable Media Playback for Raspberry PI

I am looking for a solution to playback media (1080p Video, Audio) using a Raspberry PI 4, which is controllable (Play/Pause, Media Selection, Playback Start Position, Volume, Ideally "dimmer&...
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Audio player for ios <=9 that saves my spot?

I'm looking for an audio player for ios <=9 (iPhone 4s) that will save my playback spot in each file that I have played. It should also play all of the wav, mp3, m4a, m4b, and flac files on my ...
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Music player for OSX with standard playlist capabilities?

I'm experiencing high frustration looking for a music player for OSX Catalina - can anyone please recommend one? Here's what I'm looking for: Primarily plays local music files (MP3 / FLAC) - online ...
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Youtube's Picture-in-Picture (PIP), but more options/features?

I really love the new PIP for youtube vids. I had been using VLC for youtube and other videos to date and setting it up like in the screenshot. But you are stuck with those giant ugly title bars, ...
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Android: media "gallery" with no Bluetooth media access

I'm looking for an app to play certain media files but that doesn't start playing immediately when a Bluetooth speaker is connected. The reason is that I teach English and carry the audio files for ...
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Is MPC-HC permanently dead this time? Is there a real alternative? (Last update in mid-2017...)

On MPC-HC's website, the last release/news is from "July 16, 2017": https://mpc-hc.org/2017/07/16/1.7.13-released-and-farewell/ I'm starting to feel increasingly scared about opening video files in ...
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Headless Media Player playing remote hosted mp4 files

I am trying to figure out best path for the following: An inexpensive headless internet device that I can control remotely to stream media files (mostly mp4). Play hosted mp4 based on schedule (time ...
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Windows music player that supports play folder via context menu

Please recommend a Windows music player that supports play folder via the context menu similar to VLC (see picture). And please don't recommend player where the user needs to make the context menu ...
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Good video player for winform application - c#

I want to use a player which should have below features. Should play selected web cam from a drop down Should have stop and pause feature Can able to play multiple webcams connected to USB at a time. ...
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Music Player with Web Remote

I recently found the plugin for Rhythmbox (the standard music player shipped with Ubuntu) which lets you control the playback from any other device in the network via a web interface. Unfortunately ...
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Tools to parse .scc closed caption subtitles

I'm trying to find a tool or library (possibly an open-source tool) to parse or convert .scc closed caption subtitle files to a human readable text, say .srt or xml or any text formats. Is there a ...
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Android music player that doesn't show full-screen album art

When I play or choose music from my phone in public (using headphones, of course), I don't like how the album art is displayed in most players - usually covering half the screen. My main goal here is ...
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MS-DOS Application to play .mod files

I'm searching for MS-DOS Application with sources that will have functions to load the .mod file to memory and then play it.
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Android app for listening to downloaded audio/podcast that remembers where you left off?

I have an mp3 (or set of mp3s) of audiobooks, downloaded podcasts, or recorded talks I want to listen to. I’ve tried listening to it on Android’s default mp3 player. I’ve also tried Google Play ...
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Offline music player for iOS that can sort items by year (from MP3 tag)?

I am having trouble finding a free iOS app that can simply load a bunch of MP3s (via 'File Sharing' from iTunes) and sort all tracks in the app by release year as taken from the MP3 tags. I have ...
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Ultimate multi-source media player. Blend local media with Soundcloud, YouTube, Bandcamp, RSS etc

So it's 2018 and I'm wondering, isn't there a media player out there that can handle playback from local and online sources in a single interface? There are projects like Harmony (nagware) or ...
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Command-line CD player for Linux

I'm looking for a decent open-source command-line CD player for Linux preferably available in the Debian repos. I've tried the following options: mpv, but it can't select tracks mplayer, but it ...
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Media player with audio fade-out feature

Im looking for a media player (or an audio player) in which during playback when the pause or stop button is pressed the audio must fade out instead of cutting out instantly. This feature is present ...
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Open Source Music Player able to play whole-album FLAC with cue

Is there an open source media player (that runs on Linux) that can play a whole-album FLAC presented as multiple tracks rather than one track ? There are many players (I usually use VLC and Audacious)...
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A WinAmp-like music player for Linux?

I like WinAmp, I'm used to WinAmp. I'm not saying every single aspect of it is wonderful, but it's gotten enough right to keep me a loyal user. Now, QMMP - at least on my GNU/Linux Mint 18.3 - has (...
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Free MIDI player for Windows

I am experienced in sound engineering and have DAW for music creation, manipulating with midi data etc. But importing MIDI into DAW has some difficulties: if import files, I need to set an instrument ...
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Media player on Linux

I'm looking for a media player on Linux (Ubuntu 16.04). The important feature to me is continuous playing; so starting from a video, it continuously plays the next video after the previous one is ...
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Web player which plays RealMedia files

Can anyone suggest a JavaScript player or other web player which plays RealMedia files for web? It is in .rm file format which is quite old.
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Music player server that works with pulseaudio out of the box

I would like to use a music player daemon along the lines of the program called "Music player daemon" (also known as "mpd") or xmms2. I mean something specific by "out of the box": I am running ...
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Directory-based music player for OS X

I have directory with lot of subdirectories which all contain music. I want a music player for OS X which automatically parses these subdirectories as playlists. I mean a filesystem-based music ...
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Video players that are completely open source for Linux (mkv, mp4, avi)

I have a Linux machine and I intend to only run code on it that is open source. I know, it's almost impossible (binary blobs in the Linux kernel, drivers, firmware, ...), but i want to keep it at a ...
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Software music player with API (for Windows)

I just need a good MP3 player that can I use from my code. The only things that I need is to play music, add files to the playlist and set the volume.
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Free media player that has gradient highlighting effects?

I need a media player that show this type of effect: Is there a free media player that has gradient highlighting effects?
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Media player with slow motion, frame by frame, zoom, pan and scan, loop back

I need media player for windows with slow motion, frame by frame, zoom, pan and scan and loop back. Also this player has to be launched from browser(i.e. i write local path of the video to browser, ...
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Creating a web music player

I want to create something like deezer for personal use - streaming my music everywhere. I am relatively new to html. I know some html and css, but little to no experience with javascript. However, i ...
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Video player for Android that allows custom aspect ratio and supports MKV with DTS and AC3?

I need a video player that allows to user to defind aspect ratio of video (width:height) and supports MKV with DTS and AC3. I tried MX Player - it supports custom aspect ratio, but doesn't support DTS ...
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Accessing the WTV Recording Metadata without Windows Media Center

With the death of Windows Media Center and the announcement that Intel and AMD's latest processors will only work with Windows 10, I'm left wondering if there alternatives to reading the Recording ...
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Mini video player for Windows

I want a tiny little video player without the windows borders and stuff like that that sits in the corner and plays videos. Like this Android YouTube or VLC player that has a feature to play videos ...
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iPhone iOS 10 and Linux - replacement for Music, etc

Just got an iPhone upgrade, but now I am stuck on something. My old iPhone 4 I had an app called "Files" that allowed me to upload files via web browser or enter a URL for a file and it would fetch ...
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Mac OS or iOS video player with current subtitle dictionary lookup capabilities

Daum PotPlayer for Windows has this feature - while watching a soft-subtitled video, you can click on any word, and browser page with this word in an online dictionary will open. I'm looking for ...
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Software to seek through large audio file

I have a .m3u audio file from a local radio station. It is an audio recording of the radio's livestream since 11/1/2016 (this month). I can play the file from the beginning using a variety of media ...
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Web based 360 spherical video player for self hosted site?

I have 360 videos which I take with my 360 camera and would like to host and serve these videos. I am looking for an interactive html5 player which I can use in my web page for my visitors to view ...
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