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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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Android media player that can play a video from the link, or a similar browser extension

I am looking for an Android video player that can play a video from the video download link. Also, if it has an option to create a playlist of those download links, it would be great for me. Do we ...
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Home Movie Media Sharing

I want to provide a home movie video archive to several households to view on their TV. Question: How can I share these to any smart TV: media server software, Google Drive, etc.? The 35GB archive is ...
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Free Mac MP3 player that showing playlist with large font, supports hotkeys for pause, next, etc

I've been using VLC and Vox. I like how VLC lets me widen the playlist as much as I want. But the font is so small. Vox is also good except the playlist is narrow and has a small font. What free ...
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Media player with specific features

The features I want the Media Player to have are: Seek bar video player like in YouTube Can go next and the previous video without closing the program and add a playlist Chromecast connect to TV ...
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What is a simple folder music player for Windows?

I am looking for a free and simple music player for windows that has the following features: It is either GUI or command line interface I can select a folder with music files that the player is ...
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Is there a media server with player app for Android TV that can take screenshots?

I tried Plex, and it can stream Dolby Vision (the whole point why I'm even attempting to do this without PC connected to the TV), and could even control the UI with a PS5 controller. But I'm an ...
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A media player that leaves no trace in user profile

I use MPC-HC which has a portable version, it works just fine. The problem is that it creates folder in the user's profile like MPC-HC in AppData\Roaming. I need a similar player that plays all files ...
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App to play audio for 5s then pause for 10-15s automatically

Recently I started to learn English and one of my practices is to transcript audio. So I’m looking for an app to play audio for 5s then pause for 10-15s and so on until the end of the audio. Any ...
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Offline music player for Androids without ads?

I'm looking for a music app for Android to play music I have on my phone, with the usual albums, playlists, shuffle, and background play features, and with basic controls on the lock screen (pause/...
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Video player selectable subtitles

I know there is PotPlayer that let you search for words, but what I'm looking for is a video player that let me select any sentence or phrase or word and copy it, PotPlayer just gonna copy one word at ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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