Best Free Media Players for Windows

Media players are a need nowadays as we have a lot of media to access at daily bases in our life. No matter whatever device we may use, we need to access media like videos and music, and we need media players for it. A great number of media players is available on the internet nowadays, and when we have to download one for use, we often get confused about which one to download and use. A lot of players do spam, and after you install them, they say to purchase it to use it which is really hurting as it takes a lot of time and data to download and install other and use it. Still, there is no surety that the software we are going to download next will be spam or the real thing. So we have found a list or free media players available on the internet which are best in their field. Al the software have official links to their site given from where you can learn about the full specs of software as well as download it. We are providing you with names in a list which is made in order to keep the best ranking software at top and the software on top is the highest rated software. Take a look at the list below and start accessing your media freely and easily.

1. VLC Media Player

The VLC media player is one of the leading free to download media player available On the market. It is a cross-platform software and can be used for multiple audio editing tasks like Playing an audio file, Cutting mp3 or audio format file, Tagging music, Changing covers and much more. It is frequently updated and is free from any major problems so you can use it carelessly and enjoy the time. You can download it from its official website freely for any platform.


2. KMPlayer

KMPlayer is a powerful Video Player that enables the user to enjoy his favorite movies or listen to songs. During installation, you have the possibility to select components to install and avoid third party applications. The brilliant, clean and stylish interface of KMPlayer allows you to quick access the options of the video player using few clicks by approaching the intuitive side within. It offers support for famous media formats like MKV, AVI, MP4, TS, WMV, FLV, ASF, SWF, WAV, CD, M4A, MID, and much more. Moreover, it supports for Playlists, Pictures, Subtitles, and CD image files. The program connects to both BDA HDTV and WDM TV devices and gets the stream to your system in no time at all. You can get access to multiple settings like Screen Controls, 3D Subtitle Controls, Pan & Scan, Control Box, or Capture.

3. GOM Player

GOM Player is a lightweight and handy software program which contains its own codec system that offers support for the major audio and video formats. The user-friendly and graphical user interface of GOM Player have made it one of the most mass-appealed media tools out there. The application contains many important capabilities like smart engines for searching, support for 360 and VR videos, and adding new codecs and subtitles, as well as facilitating you to use your smartphones as a remote controller for your videos. It contains a small set of themes, which are easily changeable from the Skin Tab, from the General menu of the program. A large number of on-screen controls are part of it, so you have to first get used to the application’s comprehensive menu system. you can easily capture screenshots, control the playback speed, repeat custom segments of any media file, and add video effects.

4. Pot Player

Pot Player is one of the top ranking players which even competes with players like V LC, Codec and KMP. The software is a low resource consuming software and still, is loaded with many features. You can Create, Edit and save Playlists in It easily and access them without any problem. Like most of the other top-ranking players, this software is also free and can be easily downloaded from its official website.

5. Media Player Classic

Media Player Classic is a comprehensive software program that combines a powerful set of tools with an old school look to furnish an enhanced playback experience. It contains most of the codecs you need to play video formats and a simple user interface as well as very fast response time. It offers support for multiple audio and video formats including FLV, FLAC, QuickTime, and RealVideo. You can create a thumbnail, take a snapshot and save it as a JPG image, add files to Favorites and then organize them, as well as assign hotkeys to different commands like Filter Menu and Volume Boost Max. You can customize the subtitles and use Media Player’s online subtitle database for more enjoyment. You can set the program to either hibernate, close, shutdown, standby, or log off the system. Another feature helps you to load videos without sound or an audio track.

6. DivX

DivX is a straightforward software program that furnishes high-quality DivX HEVC video playback and streaming and contains codecs you require to enjoy different video file formats. It contains all the important tools such as DivX Player, DivX Media Server and Web Player, DivX HEVC plug-in and DivX Convert to provide you the best media management and video playback performance. The straightforward interface of DivX facilitates you to drag and drop files to the playing area and navigate them quickly without the risk of freezing the program. You can easily watch your favorite AVI, MKV, DivX, MP4, or MOV media files as well as transfer them to your external devices. The interesting DivX To Go feature is useful to prepare your media files to be transferred automatically and used on your BluRay Player, digital TV or PlayStation 3 Console, facilitating you to create full HD quality clips.

7. Kodi

Kodi is one of the best and most amazing sort of media player app that has won many awards worldwide and possess the ability of being used on various cross platforms as it is open source in nature. Kodi was formerly known as XBMC and it is quite famous among the users from every corner of the globe with the former name. The app is quite splendid and provide full sustenance and assistance for the digital media players inside the smart devices of the users and also provides supports for Home Theater PCs HTPCs. The app is designed and proposed under the flag of XMBC Foundation and is ranked among the best and top class media playing software of all times. The app supports almost all sort of media formats either linked with the audio system or the video including mp3, mp4, MPEG, DVD, Blu-Ray, FLV, SMTP and many more others too. The app itself doesn’t hold or possess any of the media content and the users have to provide their own downloaded content to be played via this app. The app already has millions of satisfied and happy customers from all around the world and is counting more and more of them with the passage of time. The users can play via direct or even via in direct plug ins. This tremendous potential based app is still free of any cost and can be simply be downloaded from the Google Play store for Android based devices and gadgets. Watching movies on the smartphones is way much easy and alluring now via this very app.


8. Winamp

Win Amp is a free software with a large online community which helps it keep running on top. It is a cross-platform software which is used for most of the accessible audio features. It has many useful features like Win Amp Remote, Adding album art and track tags, Media Monitor and Pod catcher. It includes over 20,000 skins and can be embedded with a lots of plugins to help your cause. The software can also be used for changing album arts and tagging.


9. Bee Music

Bee Music is one of the top ranking Audio Editing software which is only available on Windows platform. It is freely available to download and use. It is an excellent Music Manager which automatically fixes Tags, Finds Album Artwork (covers), Adds Lyrics and also has a Built-in Audio Converter. There are a lot of Plugins and Add-ons available at the official website for the player to help it create an amazing playlist. It supports iTunes and is very useful for apple users.


10. Freemake Video Converter

Freemake Video Converter is also a top-rated software in terms of video converting and video processing. The software does not only converts the video files, but I also convert audio files. It supports up to 500 formats which can be interconverted. You can convert videos for any gadget which use specific files to be played like iPhone, iPad, Blackberry Phone and many others. You can also perform actions like trimming, joining, cutting and muting the video in it and many more feature to process the video without quality loss.


Bryson Mitchell

Bryson is a tech enthusiast and a full-time blogger who specialized in new technologies and gadgets. He is a Computer Engineer by qualification and loves to write about software, hardware, news, reviews, how-tos, and more.

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