Download Windows Media Player - Best Software & Apps

  • VLC for Windows 10

    2015.915.1119.1464

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play your audio and video for free with this version of VLC for Windows 10

    7
    1276 votes
    • PROS: A groundbreaking media player for W10, Supports many formats, Comfortable to use
    • CONS: Very few options
  • Windows Media Player 11

    32bits

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A video and audio player for older version of Windows

    7
    7829 votes
    • PROS: Organizing your files is very easy , Edit your file names and tags from within the player
    • CONS: Windows Media Player 11 won’t work on Windows 10 64bit devices, You need to add codecs for newer file types
  • Windows Media Player

    64-bit 11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's free Media Player for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

    7
    323 votes
    • MPC HC

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free Windows media player that is open source

      8
      178 votes
      • PROS: Works on computers from as far back as 1999, There are no toolbar additions or adverts
      • CONS: It is basic and ugly looking if you do not make changes to it, The program is too simple for most media lovers
    • ACG Player

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Universal media player for Windows 10

      9
      20 votes
      • PROS: One of the most streamlined and intuitive media players for Windows 10., There are many customizable features that the user can access.
      • CONS: Windows 10 is the only operating system that will support ACG Player., No codec add-ons are available for this media player.
    • Flip4Mac

      3.3.5

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Microsoft endorsed WMV player for Mac

      6
      298 votes
      • PROS: Plays WMV files in standalone Flip Player or QuickTime, Doesn't obscure playback with controls, Converts video and audio to other formats, Optimized for OS X 10.7+, Powerful tools for video editors working with WMV, Playback support in Office 2011 for Word and PowerPoint, Keynote can import Windows Media files through Flip4Mac , Supports video previews in Finder, Supports WMV in Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Mail, Official Windows Media Player
      • CONS: Does not support Snow Leopard, Does not support screencasting, Leaves a watermark in QuickTime, Advanced features only in Pro version
    • Windows Media Player Plugin

      Firefox 1.0.0.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Firefox Windows Media Player Plugin Lets You Browse with Tunes

      6
      341 votes
      • PROS: Control your music from your browser., Tiny install size just an optional extra., Avoid alt-tabbing.
      • CONS: Doesn?t support 64-bit.
    • Windows Media Player Plus

      2.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Add new features to Windows Media Player

      7
      212 votes
      • PROS: Seamlessly embedded with the player, Nice graphical improvements, Includes a Tag Editor Plus, Makes default search tool more powerful
      • CONS: Only compatible with versions 11 and 12
    • Media Player

      1.1.1.278

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Windows Phone
      Android

      Tunes, movies and more with Media Player

      8
      59 votes
      • PROS: Attractive aesthetics and fits in with Windows Metro, User friendly layout, An all-in-one media solution, Free to try
      • CONS: Payment required for rarer formats
    • CyberLink Power Media Player

      Varies with device

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Full Version program for Windows‚ by CyberLink Corp.

      10
      1 vote
      • Windows Media Player

        9

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Microsoft's defunct Windows Media Player for Mac

        6
        299 votes
        • PROS: Was the old official Windows Media Player for Mac
        • CONS: No longer available, Replaced by Flip4Mac
      • Windows Media Player

        9.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A modern Media Player for your Windows PC

        7
        138 votes
        • PROS: Manage your media and listen / view online stations for an expanded media experience, Integrate with OneDrive and Groove for a seamless experience
        • CONS: Optimized for Windows PC not as readily available to integrate with Apple Products, While Media Player is free Groove is a paid subscription service
      • Lyrics Plugin for Windows Media Player

        0.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        View lyrics when you play songs in Windows Media Player

        8
        830 votes
        • PROS: Displays lyrics in real-time, Facility for adding lyrics
        • CONS: Many songs are missing lyrics at present
      • DivX Software for Windows

        10.4

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        The official DivX player and converter

        7
        1346 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use attractive interface, Powerful media player, Includes a converter, Supports formats other than DivX
        • CONS: Converter is limited to 15 days, Big installation file
      • RevoluTV

        2.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Watch dozens of free online TV channels on your PC

        6
        248 votes
        • PROS: Fast loading, Many different channels, It only requires Windows Media Player to work
        • CONS: Two-windowed interface, The Favorites list is not very intuitive
      • MPlayerOSX

        b8r5 2.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Versatile alternative to Windows Media Player

        5
        59 votes
        • PROS: Impressive video compatibility, Very lightweight, Compares favorably with VLC Player, WMP, etc.
        • CONS: No way to save playlists, Accessing menu causes videos to pause, Can be unstable at times
      • Winamp Media Player 11 Skin

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Winamp with the look of Windows Media Player

        8
        144 votes
        • PROS: Nice color, Easy to use
        • CONS: Doesn't look like WMP at all
      • AIMP WMP 12 Windows 7

        Skin

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        AIMP with the appearance of Windows Media Player 12

        8
        83 votes
        • PROS: Easy to install, Looks exactly like Windows Media Player 12
        • CONS: Only one skin option
      • SolveigMM WMP Trimmer Plugin

        3.0.1308.05

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Convert your Windows Media Player into a video editor

        5
        2 votes
        • Web Media Player

          0.64.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A Free Streaming media program for Windows

          7
          16 votes
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          232bits78297.3919785413207295Windows
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          5Firefox 1.0.0.83415.975366568914955Windows