"Best" media player for Windows?

Discussion in 'Software for Windows' started by CuriousMike, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. berryracer

    berryracer Platinum Member

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    I understand. But if one was so only use programs that do what he wants (which is perfectly fine by the way) they would never come to know what they're missing since they haven't seen the better quality.

    Download it and run a movie with it, and youll appreciate the smoothness and high quality of the videos.

    You haven't heard of it before? Sure you haven't neither have I, but it has always been there, it was previously called KMPlayer which is a very popular player that plays everything made by a Korean Programmer. PotPlayer is just the renamed new version of KM Player. It has built in skins (which actually look good) and plays any file you throw at it out of the box.

    Make sure to download the 64 bit version if you have a 64 bit OS

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    My HTPC is a Mac, So for 95% of my movie watching, I use MPlayerX. I find it's got better quality that VLC.

    for years and still on laptops, I use MPC-HC for Windows. Its by far the best player I've used.
     
  3. jacktesterson

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    I'll give it a try on my laptop (which sadly only is about 5% of my viewing, as stated above). I'm always interested in possibly better things, who isn't.

    BTW, that screenshot is pretty useless without a comparison shot.
     
  4. berryracer

    berryracer Platinum Member

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    Well it's ust a screen shot to show you what the program looks like not like it's a review or anything...

    feel free to try it out for yourself

     
  5. atrus.eoa

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    Always like finding out about new software. So, thanks.
     
  6. lowrider69

    lowrider69 Senior member

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    F**k codec packs. I stayed away from them in 2000 and still do, they're nothing but trouble and often come with malware as a bonus.
     
  7. berryracer

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    Let us know what you think of it when you try it
     
  8. berryracer

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    d!tt0 br0 :cool:
     
  9. joejoe666

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    ^^ thanks didn't know there was a 64bit. Downloaded and installed. any advantage to switch from 32 to 64?
     
  10. berryracer

    berryracer Platinum Member

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    Well it is very rare, only if you have a file that is more than 3.2 GB in size (usually high quality Blue Ray or DVD rips are above 3.2 GB)

    Eitherway, All my software are 64-bit and I am glad that I finally found a good and 64-bit Player. MPC-64 Bit is teh $hizn!t I hate it! Not a player for pr0n lovers as it's very slow. This PotPlayer is a dream! :D
     
  11. wseyller

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    actually I was looking for a new one a couple days ago. I have use vlc and also MPC for quite some time. I need something to could do two things really well. Play most video/movie files and also has a good library feature. I have a nas share with many video files within genre folders with lots of metadata, and thumbnails everywhere for use with my WDTV Live Streaming Media Player. It looks really messy the way WD organizes all that stuff.

    I found that Winamp Pro (not the free version) has support for mkv files, H 264 codec, bla bla. Also it displays all my video file in a very neat fashion. I can do it by folders, or it can view by all files in one list. Search bar to find what ever I need and easily make playlist.
     
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    Media Player Classic HomeCinema (HC) is what I typically use on my HTPC. Better video and less hardware stress than VLC in my experience.
     
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    when it comes to audio i use a russian software named AIMP 3;
    videos i generally go with bsplayer
     
  14. donfm

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    I still use Winamp for music and to organize my music. I see some online reviewers bashing it but it does everything I want and it never screws up and it's free.

    I installed PotPlayer and the options seem pretty stark but it appears to work well. So far so good.

    edit: Jeeze i just noticed this thread was from 2012....sorry guys for resurrecting it.
     
  15. Gintaras

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    Thanks a lot...

    Just did and 11.2 G mkv video file plays like never before....

    Thanks again...