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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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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Media player that will properly loop a file with no intervening silence

I've created a WAV file that loops perfectly, as verified by using Loop Play in the Audacity audio editor. I want to keep the file small and have my media player loop it rather than having the file ...
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Video player that displays multiple (3 or more) subtitle tracks at once

I'm looking for a video player that has an option to display multiple subtitles simultaneously. It needs to run on Windows 8.1 and I don't care about the price. Illustrative Example If you don't ...
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Advanced Windows-Based Media-Player Wanted

Is there a Windows-based media-player that does ALL of the following: allows limiting playback time (for example, 3 minutes per track) prevents the same track being selected twice until every other ...
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MPEG-DASH linux player which can tolerate late segment arrival

I need a Dash player in Linux ( open-source C++ preferable ) which can accept late arrival of segments while playing back. I meant if the needed segment arrives after the playback timeline , the ...
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Music player with volume control separate from Android main volume

Let's say I'm listening to text to speech audio from an Android app. I want to have some low volume instrumental music playing at the same time in another app. (Both apps allow simultaneous playback.) ...
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Kodi skin that shows the play queue in the video player

I'm simply looking for a media center that doesn't treat the play queue as an afterthought, tucked in and hidden in some submenu as though it were a seldom used advanced option the way Kodi's official ...
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Potplayer - move current playing file to a different folder, then play next in queue

I do a lot of video sorting and at the moment I'm using Potplayer. I like it because you can press SHIFT+DEL and it will delete the current file (send to recycle bin), and then automatically play the ...
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Subtitle-fetching video player for MacOS Lion?

The person interested uses the BSPlayer video player, which has a function to search appropriate subtitles for movies without the need to look online and match the right ones. He wants a program with ...
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Is there a Linux music player which has nestable smart playlists AND syncs with Android?

Background: I'm abandoning OS X for Linux and I've been totally dependent on iTunes for over a decade (since I abandoned Windows for OS X!). My absolute must-have features, which iTunes and an OS-X-...
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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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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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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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iTunes alternative on Ubuntu [closed]

I like iTunes, but unfortunately it is not available for Linux/Ubuntu. Some features I am looking for: Playlists Ability to change song from taskbar Album covers CD import Notification when the song ...
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Media player that will remember my last position

I'm currently using Windows Media Player for watching DVDs. Unfortunately if I close the player, I lose my position. My main requirement is that I want a player that will remember my position, even if ...
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Windows Media Center alternative

I am looking at an alternative to windows media center for recording and watching TV. Setting up the TV tuner in media center was super easy, but all the other software I've tried was difficult to set ...
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DVD player that skips the menus, and goes straight to playing the movie

This seems simple enough, but it isn't... Suppose we have geriatric user who's mastered putting a DVD in the PC, but can't quite grasp a hundred different DVD menus, (or has no patience left for them)...
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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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Video player makes displayed subtitles select-able as text

I'm looking for a video player that makes displayed subtitles select-able. If you don't understand what I mean, this is an illustrative example of exactly what I need: Let's consider that I'm ...
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Media player with mouse-selectable subtitles (for copy and paste)

Could you help me to find a free media player for Windows which allows to select and copy a part of subtitles during watching a video? Something like this:
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Windows video player that can play from SFTP source

I'm looking for a video player for Windows that can read videos from SFTP source (like Archos Video Player on Android). I know that VLC can do it but you need to enter URL and authentification every ...
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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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Player that skips over silent parts of an audio/video?

Is there any audio/video player that can skip over the parts in which the sound is below a certain level automatically? Watching lectures with uninteresting bits is horrendous!
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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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Media player for Windows that can stream from a SFTP server

I'm looking for a media player, that: Is gratis and open-source Is available for at least Windows Can stream media from a SFTP server Supports all file formats that MPV supports Smoothly plays media, ...
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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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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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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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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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Video playback that smooths speech at high speeds

I like to watch lectures on high speed (usually between 1.5x and 2x) with VLC. The limiting factor is often the rate at which the speech becomes unintelligibly clipped/choppy. Is there software that ...
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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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RTMP/Stream player with seekable buffer

I currently watch streams with VLC Media Player but I miss one feature which is a seekable buffer. EyeTV has such a feature called "Live Buffer". It enables you to pause, seek or instant replay the ...
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Tool Linux, Mac Video and Sound Changing Speed on play mode

I'm looking for a tool/tools for Linux, macOS and Windows to play Video and Audio without changes permanently in multimedia File only change speed on play mode. As Youtube, you can change the speed ...
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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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How to open this file

I'm trying to download a recorded radio-show that can be found in the following URL: http://player.glz.co.il/Player.aspx?FixedPoster=true&FixedPosterName=GLZAOD.jpg&ClipID=150519-16&Type=...
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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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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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iPad video player with playback speed control

I need some free video player which would allow to view video on speed more than 2x. I found OPlayerHD Lite for video and Snippz for youtube, but in both maximal speed is 2x. On Windows I'm using ...
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Software to view video files very fast

I have security camera recordings which are 1 - 8 hours in duration and I need to be able to view them in a short period of time to review long periods of time. Windows Media Player supports 8 ...
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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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DVD player for Windows 10

I used Windows WMP for DVD, but computer upgrades and Windows 10 WMP does not support DVD playback. I have free VLC but it hands DVD reader and is not usable for DVD. I have embedded Acer Clear.fi ...
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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, ...