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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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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Kali Linux video player?

I want to view some videos in .mp4 format using Kali Linux. Before I dedicate the time and bandwidth for downloading, I would like to know if Kali offers a decent video player. I would prefer if it's ...
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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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Music player (online/desktop) with ability to tag files (not ID3 tag)

I'm looking for a player (ideally Mac OS X or Android or online) which instead of playlist (you can play only one at time) has a concept of tags to organise songs. So I can tag songs with as many ...
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I want to turn a Windows 10 machine into a Media center Kiosk

I have a Windows 10 PC, and I want to turn it into a touch screen Media Center kiosk. Basically, I want it to be a media player that lets an end user control ways played. The 'program' should load up ...
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Stream a movie to a friend

I want to stream a video file I have locally to show it to a friend, e.g., to watch a movie together. Is there such a program? I use Ubuntu but I don't know what OS my friend uses.
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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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Media player that can play files from online sources (like YouTube, SoundCloud, etc.)

I need a media player that does just one thing: Play a file and take for example either a YouTube or a Spotify or a SoundCloud or a Mixcloud URL and play it. So, a media player that is based on ...
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Omnivorous video player for iPad

I need video player software which can play any video format from Samba share. Many players I tested sometimes were unable to play sound. During that players were not reporting any error. So I won't ...
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Is there an audio player for Android which remembers my last position in a track?

I'm looking for an audio player application which can remember where I've left the track. Example: I'm listening track A and at time 8:52 I pause the track. Then I decide to listen track B. And at ...
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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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android music player to sort/select by album

My Nokia phone music player is able to select music by album metadata. Android music players I tried when asked to select by albums brake albums further by authors resulting in several albums of same ...
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Music Player with delayed playback function for dance

I'm looking for a music player software for Windows where I can configure a delay between clicking on the playback button and the actual playback. I need this for dance training at home, because I ...
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DAISY player with GUI

I need an audio player that supports the DAISY Digital Talking Book standard. I don’t require how much of the standard it has to support (the more, the better) as long as it allows me to navigate ...
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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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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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Keep sound from video playing in background [duplicate]

I have some serious trouble with VLC player on my Android device, so I have started using KMPlayer. The only thing I miss from VLC is the ability to continue listening to the sound from videos even ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What video player in Linux allows to play backwards

What video player in Linux allows to play backwards? Following answer is incorrect: https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/a/19236/18701 - KMplayer or VLC do not allow this.
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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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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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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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Media player with 1> built-in delete functionality and 2> avoid duplicate entry in playlist

I am searching for a media player which offers: 1> The player should have an option to permanently delete from the disk a song which I am currently listening to. I hate navigating to the exact file ...
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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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Best way to transcode/stream media from my Laptop?

I am lazy, so I download stuff to my laptop, and stream these to my tablet (and smartphone). I am looking for a DLNA/UpNp server that can help me do the following. Musts: Streams anything, ...
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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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C++ / Linux / GTK UI - Media Player library or object

I'm struggling to create a media player inside my c++ program. I started studying the references of libvlc and libgstreamer, but both are incomplete and buggy. Is there some free library I can employ ...
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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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Android music player that supports per-album resume [duplicate]

I listen to a lot of audiobooks, podcasts, lectures, etc. on my Android phone, all saved in the internal memory and often split between multiple files. My problem: I find it annoying that if I'm ...
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Audio player with multiple track playing support

I am looking for an audio player which can play multiple audio files simultaneously (not in queue or playlist). Each audio track should have its own controls. One example of such an application is ...
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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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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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Windows/Mac music player with recommendations/discovery feature (not iTunes)

I've had music players on Android (e.g. MixZing) that also have a feature to suggest music you might like based on what's in your library. I believe iTunes does something similar ("Genius"? Or that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mediaplayer for Android

My dad is using a lifetab E10320 using android 4.2.2. Not sure whether they were installed by Medion or himself, but he had LIFE Player and *Videoplayer" installed. Both videoplayers were running ...
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Live Broadcasting and server-side playlist - LiveStream.com alternative

Until now I was on livestream.com with my TV. They had a very good "Studio" which has an option to make a video playlist like as on TV (autopilot - server-side playlist). Now they launched the new ...