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Media player on Linux

VLC is the ultimate media player. Install the Ubuntu default repository version: sudo apt install vlc Install the latest version (has Blu-ray support): sudo snap install vlc How to make a ...
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Video player that does on-the-fly 30-to-60fps interpolation?

I have never done this, but I use mpv in Linux and figured that it can be done there, and it can! but I only found instructions and such for Linux, and I dont know how could it be done in Windows, but ...
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Looking for free Bluray media player application alternative to VLC for Windows 10

After looking around I have downloaded and am using the Leawo Bluray player application with Windows 10 and an LG Bluray device and a Viewsonic 1920x1080 display through DVI cable. http://www.leawo....
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Torrent video streaming app that supports subtittles

Application allowing you to watch videos from torrent is WebTorrent Desktop. WebTorrent Desktop is an app designed to instantly stream audio and video files. WebTorrent fetches file pieces from the ...
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Ubuntu software for watching downloaded tv shows?

Seconding @Izzy with Jellyfin and adding Plex as another alternative With Plex (proprietary-freemium) being the current leader in self-hosted media library player-management, and Jellyfin a very-good ...
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Video player with frame by frame, holding a key, like slow motion, backward and forward?

VLC is still a great option without a "Frame Skip Backwards" In TOOLS / PREFERENCE / INTERFACE / HOTKEYS You can set Very Short Jump Length from 3 seconds to 1 Now useing "E" to ...
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Is there an “invisible” video player which doesn't show controls at all?

Mplayer in fullscreen mode. In all distributions I've seen space was default for play/pause. OSD can be disabled completely.
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Video player that displays frame number

For my case, using ffmpeg to add frame number was satisfactory. Here is a link for anyone interested in the future: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15364861/frame-number-overlay-with-ffmpeg
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Free Media Player to play video with a different external audio track? Bonus if clean, easy, open source

MediaPlayer Classic BE seems to be able to do this conveniently. Just go to Play > Audio > Load External Audio and pick any audio file.
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Turn TV into large digital photo frame through the HDMI port

The TV part is easy - just connect it to a device that has HDMI output and can connect to and read from the NAS and the switch the TV input to HDMI. Personally I would suggest a Raspberry PiZero W - ...
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Playing videos from iPad to a Windows PC's display

I suggest you buy an Apple TV. It outputs HDMI, and you can get a refurbished one as low as $50. Macs, iPads and iPhones can stream to an Apple TV, audio and video. There are software applications to ...
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Video player with dual subtitles

Beside KMP I've also used Media Player Classic with ffdshow filter, which are both included in the K-lite codec pack. No other filters are needed ffdshow can be configured to display subtitles, to ...
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Video player with dual subtitles

According to this list, multiple subtitles are supported by the following players: Daum PotPlayer PotPlayer is from the same developer that’s responsible for creating KMPlayer who decided to leave ...
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Guaranteed video player for Linux?

There are three major video players on Linux: VLC, which you've indicated you don't want, MPlayer and forks (MPlayer2, MPV) Xine and assorted frontends (GXine, etc.) All three of them meet the "...
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Video players with RTSP support

In Linux: Beside VLC and Kaffeine (as I said in the linked question above), I have received an answer thereunder mentioning Totem player. I have also tested Dragon player, and it works, but is less ...
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Video player with very slow playback speed, for Windows

If I'm not mistaken this is a bit of a factual limit. Since most videos are usually like 25-30 fps (frames per second), slowing them to one frame per second is something like the lowest point. I did, ...
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