VLC media player 2.2.4
- Free (GPL)
Simply the best multi-format media player ... codes plus multi-threaded decoding ...media player also has great hotkey support and if you take the time to learn the shortcuts so it can be controlled ...
- PROS: Supports a wide range of formats, Good hotkey support, Easy to use, Very flexible and lightweight, Integration with web channel streaming services, Improved interface in version 2, More format support in version 2, Plays BluRay and HD
- CONS: User interface is quite basic, User interface slicker in Mac version