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SMPlayer: An alternative to VLC Media Player

SMPlayer is a free and open source media player for Windows and Linux. It is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer.

SMPlayer is a very good alternative to VLC media player. It is faster than VLC and can play almost all video and audio formats. You don’t need to download and install any external codecs.

More Features:-

Play all formats: It can play almost all known video and audio formats with its built-in codecs. You don’t need to find and install third party codecs.

Play and Download YouTube videos: You can search, play and even download YouTube videos from SMPlayer. You can download YouTube videos with the quality you choose. Multiple vidoes can be downloaded at a time.

Subtitles: Can search and download subtitles

Multi language support: Available in more than 30 languages

Multi platform: Available in Windows and Linux

Lightweight and Fast: Loads very fast

You can download SMPlayer from here: http://smplayer.sourceforge.net/en/downloads

There is a download link for Windows users. Ubuntu users can run the command present in the above download link, OR can directly install it from Ubuntu Software Center. And, there is a link to contributed packages for other Linux distributions.

Happy video and audio playing :-)


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