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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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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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Video player that doesn't stop playing when screen turns off

I have some speech videos and would like to continue playing when screen is off (in other words, continue to play the audio). Does anyone know of a video player capable of doing this on Android - as I ...
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Android audiobook player (that remembers position)

I upload MP3-format audiobooks to my Android (4.x) device, and need an audiobook player that remembers that farthest that I've gotten into any given album (though I'd settle for just remembering ...
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Audiobook player for Android

I'm looking for an audiobook player, or an ordinary audio player that has these features: Buttons to move 10 seconds forward and backward. Saves the current position between restarts. It's free. ...
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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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Audio file player with wall-clock time display

I record about 1hrs worth of sound on an Olympus voice recorder at certain times of the day—say 4:30pm to 5:30 pm—with sounds happening at various times (that I write down). When playing back I want ...
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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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Looking for media player for Windows 8.1

I'm looking for a media player for my new PC. In the past I have been using the include bloatware, but I want something that is better than that. The requirements I have for the software is this: ...
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Firefox extension to let the user open YouTube videos with SMPlayer or VLC conveniently?

VLC and SMPlayer have the ability to stream YouTube videos. Is there an extension for Firefox to conveniently open the video in the current YouTube page in SMPlayer or VLC?
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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 ...