Top 5 Best Free Video Players for Windows (2018)

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Top 5 Best Free Video Players for Windows (2018)

To play the Media stored on your computer. you’ll need a reliable media player. if you run the Windows operating system. there are tons of software available that complained most of the popular video and audio formats, other than being able to play your files, it’s important to have a media player that is lightweight that won’t slow down your computer.
Today I will show you the top 5 Media Players that you can use on your Computer for free, So let’s get started,

GOM Player http://player.gomlab.com
Media Player Classic – Home Cinema https://mpc-hc.org/
PotPlayer http://potplayer.daum.net/
VLC Media Player https://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html

  • 5. Number 5 is DivX player whose primary focus is to be a high-quality video player, they claimed to be the first to offer HEVC playback including Ultra HD and supports most of the popular formats including MKV, Avi, mp4, and of course DivX. It also comes with the ability to stream your content from its player to any DLNA compatible device. their feature called a trick play, that lets you quickly jump to chapter points in your video and contains a media library to keep your stuff organized. it has support for multiple audio to be able to easily switch between soundtracks. there is also a resume play feature built in to quickly get back to the point of the video that you are watching.
Now for the cons, it’s ad-supported so when you open the player you’ll see an ad, short videos. play just fine but longer form videos like TV shows and movies seem to take longer than others. Media players to start playing when installing, be careful of the bundled offers. in this instance you would need to uncheck the box to avoid installing additional software, the free version of DivX player comes with most of the key features to get rid of the ads and get access to advanced features. they do offer div X Pro which is available for around $20. some of those so-called Pro features are available for free with other media players so one of the others I’ll be showing may work better for you.
  •  4. In the number-4 spot is Gom Player, which comes with support built in, for most of the popular video and audio formats. one of its main features includes the ability to play some broken media files, can find missing codex, with its codec finder service. some of its other
features include being able to play 360-degree, video playback speed control, and have screen capture capabilities. you can also change skins to give the player a whole new look. the gum remote allows you to connect to other devices, this includes all basic functions, just like the previous player mentioned, when installing they will offer additional software to install. also when presented with the choice of express or custom installation, select custom and uncheck the options to install ad-aware, web companion, and the other to set bing as your new homepage, and default search engine. comm player has a great looking
interface that is easy to use and supports Windows operating systems going back to Windows XP. I really like this player and it would have been higher on this list if it didn’t have the additional offers included in their installer. thankfully with the rest of the media players coming up in this video, when installing those you won’t have to be on the lookout for additional offers.

Top 5 Best Free Video Players for Windows (2018)

  •  3. In at number 3 is Media Player Classic. Home cinema, which is a lightweight and compact media player, for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows operating systems. there are no advertisements, which are great for those of you that hate ad-supported software. when you first open media player classic you’ll notice it shares some similarities with the old Windows Media Player, media player classic doesn’t have many features but does include a large number of built-in codecs, to play your video and audio files, and also works as a TV tuner if you have a TV card installed on your computer. if you want to change the look
for the player, to have several toolbars available that can be installed.
sadly, the most recent release of media player classic home cinema, in July of 2017, might be the last. they’re actively looking for people to contribute to the project.
  • 2.In the runner-up spot at number two, is Pot player. which is quickly becoming a favorite for a lot of people, it uses techniques like quick sync, CUDA and DXVA to deliver maximum performance .it still supports 3d, along with various subtitle formats including Blu-ray, most of the popular audio and video codecs are already included and support an open codec
to add whatever codecs that you want. POT player has a great looking user interface and has too many features to list right now. some of those include 360-degree output, 3d video mode, pixel shader, along with online streaming and blue-ray support. they also include their companion service which has access to live streaming content and videos on demand. POT player is an excellent media player and for a lot of you out there you might find that this player better suits your needs than the top pick in this video.
  • 1. Coming in at number 1 on this Countdown is a VLC media player, what makes this player the best is that its open source, so you’re free to examine the source code. in addition to Windows, it’s available for several other platforms, including Linux, Android Mac OS, and iOS. so you can use VLC on just about any device, without having to switch players. it can play just about everything you throw at it without the need to install additional codecs, in fact, I’ve never gone into a file format that it couldn’t play. it’s also highly customizable, you can install extensions at skins, or create your own with the VLC skin editor. it has a clean looking interface, audio and video files load quickly too, VLC also has numerous features, including the ability to create playlists, convert files, and play discs. if you’re looking for a fast and simple media, Player that can play just about everything, on almost every platform, check out VLC media player.
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