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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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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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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What's a good program for browsing a folder containing many animated gifs and mp4 short loops?

When everyone just used animated GIFs, I could download a ton of animated GIFs, put them in one folder. I'd open one of the GIFs with Ifranview and then use the arrow keys to go from one GIF to the ...
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Pandora-like playlist creation of local library

Sometimes I want to listen to a particular feel of music but my music library is very diverse so not all of it fits in the feel I want to listen to. Right now I have to resort to going to particular ...
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Music Library Capable Player for Windows that is Database Compatible to Banshee

I am using a multiple OS environment. I have three PCs (2 Laptops and one Mid Tower) all are running Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu Linux. I use Linux for Daily use, but sometimes (Photoshop, Videocutting, ...
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HLS Playback functionality for WPF/WinForms

I'm looking for a library/plugin that provides HLS (Http Live Streaming) playback for Windows Presentation Framework or Windows Forms (That I'll them embed in WPF). The existing MediaElement class ...
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Looking for Android music player that can sync with desktop ( osx / linux )

I am currently using Clementine on OSX and Ubuntu - quite happy with it, the gpodder.net integration seems very useful. Gpodder.net is also supported on Android app AntennaPod, so far so ok ;) I'd ...
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Bookmark locations in videos

I have some exercise videos where I would like to have "bookmarks" at certain points. What kind of software will let me do that? Windows/Android (often the same files "synced between devices). ...
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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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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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Software to playback voice recordings with adjustable speed and voice normalization

Can anyone recommend an application to listen to hundreds of voice recordings? Here is the functionality desired: Windows 7 compatible Must be able to quickly and easily change the speed of 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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Player for streaming audio/video on Drupal 7

I want to stream audio and video files on my Drupal 7 site. The module(s) must be available from drupal.org (but installing external third-party libraries is fine, in case they are gratis and free/...
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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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Video player with caption automatically generated from the audio

I'm looking for a audio/video player with caption automatically generated from the audio track (speech to text). The speech recognition doesn't need to be perfect, I want it so I can skip the boring ...
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Free Multimedia Projection Software

I'm an organizer of a film festival. We will have the film festival gala in the next days. At the gala, we will show up with a big video projector some of the movies, some intros etc. We are using a ...
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Music player for Android, files-and-directories based and with a lockscreen window

Desired features: Playing Android-supported media files; Ability to be shown atop of Android lock screen, with: Seeking bar; Buttons for switching to next/prev file; Buttons for switching to next/...
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How to synchronously play media on multiple computer?

I have this scenario which involves a teacher and many student computers and I want the teacher to play a media file on his/her computer and then stream that video to all students simultaneously.Which ...
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Voice To Text Software or Format

I use IVONA Text to speech to read a text file in English into an audio file (mp3 or ogg), then I use my mobile phone (Android OS) to play and listen to the audio file. Everything is nice just I wish ...
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good dlna media server for xbox 360 on debian

What are some compatible media servers with xbox 360 that can also do on the fly trans coding that are available on Debian and won't give choppy playback like plex has?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Android application to watch Youtube videos with acceleration and popularity sorting features?

I watch a lot of videos on Youtube. But in official app on Google Play some essential features that I need are not presented. But they are presented on their website. Possibility to watch/play videos ...
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Android software to play video with sound from different file

Sometimes, the dub is in a different file than the video itself. What application can I use to play video, but instead of it's own sound (mute it) play one from another file I specify?
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App for long audio?

I'm listening to a 22 hour audio book in a single file on my Android. I've tried 3 music apps so far and it's almost impossible to rewind in all of them. I want to be able to change the current play ...
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Free iOS App with Video Playlist, folders & iTunes USB file share support?

Free iOS App with Video Playlist, folders & iTunes USB file share support? Video Playists; inbuilt and/ or m3u/ xspf support Local Folders & Sub folders for organizing files/ data/ media ...
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Video player with the option to see a small window in the corner

I am looking for a video player with the option to see a small window in the corner playing the video that I was watching (like in Skype).
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Multimedia player with fast response?

I need instant scroll, instant track switch. VLC can delay for few seconds and more after each operation, before operating normal. UPDATE Instant track switch and instant rewind could be useful in ...
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Rating music by time offset location

I’m looking for something like a music player (MPD client preferred) - or even a separate rating software, that allows me to mark positions in a track that I like. Just assigning one to five stars or ...
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Is there any media player (except VLC) that allows to define the start and stop time of a played file?

The famous VLC player has an especially useful feature - setting start/stop time of a media, but this player has some annoying bugs (no way to shuffle the playlist, an unexpected, user-unfriendly ...
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Software to change container formats of video files (remux), in batch mode

For video transcoding, there a number of programs I use, depending on the situation. Some of the most frequent are Handbrake, mkv2vob, Multi AVCHD, and VLC However, for changing container formats, ...
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Media player for putting titles' names on taskbar

My music library is very large and there are many songs that I don't know/forget the name. I am seeking for a media player or an addon so that when new song is playing, its title and singer ...
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MPC-HC's Subresync equivalent for macOS?

Is there an equivalent of MPC-HC's subresync feature for macOS? Here is an example of the feature. If the subtitles are off on timing, I can pause just before the beginning of a line, select the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...