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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Windows or Android application to rotate videos 90 degrees

I've noticed that some videos I take are rotated 180 degrees or 90 degrees. When I play them back in Windows (using any number of video players) or a Bluray player with USB input, they are rotated, ...
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iCloud Drive/Dropbox based media player app (or similar)?

Is there an audio player app which makes it easy to quickly add some files to an iOS device which does not require a lengthy import and sync via iTunes? The only thing in this category I could find is ...
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Is there a good media center program with these specs?

I'm planning on turning an old laptop into a media center for our home. However, I need some pretty specific features: Netflix integration Hulu integration YouTube integration XBOX controller support ...
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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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Is there an app to stream torrent videos?

I need an app that works like Popcorn Time, but Popcorn Time is limited to the movies it gives you, I'd like an app that I can input a torrent file url and it will stream the video. I'm actually using ...
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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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Media player to add bookmarks at specific times in a video?

Is there a video player for Windows that lets you add bookmarks at specific times in the video? For example I have a tutorial video that I frequently keep coming back to but only to look up a couple ...
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Alternate video player for browsers

Is there any way to have a video player such as VLC replace the built-in player that exists within web browsers for HTML5 content? I would like to be able to watch YouTube (and preferably also other ...
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Alternative to Windows Media Player that supports all video/audio files

I have been using Windows Media Player in my Windows 7 and I found that it can't play some type of video formats like MKV. So I am searching for a new player which: supports any type of video files ...
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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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What's a good media player for the Raspberry Pi?

I'm looking for a good media player that can play MP3, WMA, FLAC, and OGG audio files, as well as MP4, WMV, MKV, and VOB files with fairly good quality (320 Kbps audio and 1080p60) on my Raspberry Pi ...
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Playing multiple video files side by side

I need to play two (or more) video files synchronously. The window should be split into two (or more) parts, in each part I want to play a different video file. And I want to control (start, pause, ...
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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 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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Plugin or standalone audio player to verbally announce next song

I often just set my Windows Media Player to play shuffle [random] from my whole collection (which is actually a mix of my collection, my parents and my sister's so it has a very wide range). I'm often ...
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Podcast player for Android

I'm looking for an app to listen to podcasts. Ideally it should be able to download episodes for later playback (when network connection won't be available) and be able to resume from where I left off ...
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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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Music Player for listening to audio books

I listen to my audio books, audio lectures a lot. I need a music player in my PC that runs on Windows can remember the latest seconds I listened and keep them in a specific place to refer them ...
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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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Free Media Player for Android

I'm looking for a free Android media player that's more pleasant to use than Songbird (crashes/freezes on me) and the built-in Sony version (clumsy to navigate) that came preinstalled on my device (an ...
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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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How to present and play Video Media to home users

I have a collection of videos in many different formats. What are good solutions for presenting the whole collection and playing media to home users? Users working directly on the "server"?(Currently ...
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Movie player where volume can be increased over 100%

This question seems so easy to answer, but it's very hard! I'm on Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. VLC crashes every time. Until that issue is fixed, I'm looking for an alternative. I have only 2 requirements, ...
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Media Center with UI similar to Popcorn Time

I like the UI of Popcorn Time a lot. I'm looking for a program with a similar UI, but which uses local files instead of torrents (scans directories for files, gets information about them from the ...
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Media player that will show list all videos in a folder with a PVR / DVR like interface

I recently ripped movies from my DVD collection and have it neatly organized in a folder on my Windows desktop. Is there any media that will list out all the videos in that folder, movie poster and ...
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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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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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foobar2000-like audio player for OS X (and bonus: GNU/Linux)

I am considering migrating to Mac OS X. But I like music too much, so I must find an audio player that will be comparable to foobar2000. Some features that I will miss when using another audio player ...
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Free Blue-ray Movie Player

I am trying to find a good, free blu-ray movie player for my computer running Windows 8... Here are my current Options which I have looked into already: VLC Player 2.1 does support Blu-ray, but is ...
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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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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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What video player has an accurate frame count or a precise timestamp?

I have a number of WTV video files (Windows Media Center TV Recordings) that I have recorded. WTV is just the container, but the video codec is usually MPEG-2 or sometimes H.264. I would like the ...
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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 Classic alike on Linux?

Media Player Classic is definitely one golden player I had to leave behind when I switched to Linux from Windows. The reason I call it golden are as follows: Press 1 and you'd get a completely a ...

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