SMPlayer 16.4 the latest free Media Player, is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. It doesn’t need any external codecs. Just install SMPlayer and you’ll be able to play all formats without the hassle to find and install codec packs. SMPlayer 16.4 Changelog: The Windows installer now includes mpv as well. Now it’s easier to switch between MPlayer and mpv.
Following the release of Kodi 16.0 Beta 2 “Jarvis” few weeks ago, Kodi 16.0 Beta 3 “Jarvis” had been released and this release comes with a number of fixes. Kodi formally known as XBMC is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. Kodi 16.0 beta 3 changelog: Fixed: non-working touch input in file manager Fixed: workaround for MySQL 5.
Kodi 15.0 Isengard beta 1 recently released, was formerly known as XBMC. Kodi is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. This release is the first beta build for Kodi 15.0 and it comes with a huge number of fixes, features, and improvements. Kodi 15.0 Isengard beta 1 changelog Reworked add-on manger that should give a better overview Chapter selection window that shows thumbs on where to skip to in the video Easier to navigate audio and subtitle selection list Addition of language add-ons which allow us to update the User-Interface text outside of regular releases Expansion of international options like time and date format, temperature and speed units.
LeechCraft 0.6.70 “Severance”, is a modular system, and by installing different modules you can customize the feature set, keeping off the things you don’t need and getting a decent IM client, media player or a feed reader. LeechCraft Features: Full-featured web-browser with support for all major web-standards Advanced multiprotocol modular IM client currently supporting XMPP (Jabber), IRC, WLM/MSN, MRIM and quite a few other protocols and with a bunch of features from metacontacts and Off-The-Record support to audio calls Collection-oriented media player with a lot of features from gapless playback and transcoding for removable devices to social features like recommended artists and nearby events.
Tomahawk is a free, open-source cross platform social media player for Windows, Mac and Linux. It’s a music player that fundamentally changes the way music is consumed and shared. It decouples the name of the song from the source it was shared from – and fulfills the request using all of your available sources. Changelog since 0.8.1 Show error message if saving tags failed. Fixed painting issue on search page.
Lollypop 0.9.1 recently released, is an open-source, GNOME audio player developed in GTK+3, and was created as an alternative to Rhythmbox. Lollypop provides support for mp3/4, ogg and flac, Genre/Cover browsing, Genre/Artist/Cover browsing, Search, Queue, Party mode, Replay gain, Cover art downloader, Context artist view. Ubuntu user need to install Gtk 3.12 and Adwaita icons 3.14 for better experience. According to the developer, Lollypop 0.9.1 is purely a bug fix release.
VideoLAN and the VLC development teams recently announced the release of VLC media player 2.2.0 for the desktop which is coordinated, for the first time ever, with releases on iOS, Android (including Android TV), WinRT (Windows RT and x86) and Windows Phone. VLC runs everywhere. The releases on all the platforms share the same core to support video and audio formats, named libVLC: VLC plays everything. What’s new in VLC 2.
Lollypop 0.8.20 recently released, is an open-source, GNOME audio player developed in GTK+3, and was created as an alternative to Rhythmbox. Lollypop provides support for mp3/4, ogg and flac, Genre/Cover browsing, Genre/Artist/Cover browsing, Search, Queue, Party mode, Replay gain, Cover art downloader, Context artist view. Ubuntu user need to install Gtk 3.12 and Adwaita icons 3.14 for better experience. Changes in 0.8.20: Add shuffle by album Many bugfixes Install Lollypop 0.
Audacious 3.6 alpha 1 recently released, is one of the best lightweight music player – is an advanced, feature rich music player for GNOME using GTK 3 interface. Its got a clean interface, with support for real-time audio effects, visualization, equalizer, lyrics and other plugins, themes (including Winamp Classic style), powerful configuration options and multiple playlists organized in tabs. Enjoy the modern GTK-themed interface or change things up with Winamp Classic skins.
Audacity 2.0.6 has just been recently released and this release comes with a number of UI improvements including a redesigned user interface, effects, and lots of bug fixes. Audacity is a free, open source, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. See below some list of changes since release 2.0.5 Interface Redesigned, searchable Keyboard Preferences with Tree, Name and Key views.
JRiver Media Center is a software that helps you collect, organize and play media files. JRiver Media Center offers the highest quality video available, plays everything, without any setup required and is the premier audio solution, whether you demand audiophile quality, or you want fast access to a half million files. Key Features Copy music from MEDIA CENTER to a portable digital audio player or move digital camera photos into MC’s powerful image library Make a CD of music for your car Record your favorite shows and watch them on your TV Play different music simultaneously in different rooms MC’s Media Server can even stream your music to your PC at work Support for Canon and Kodak cameras and others that use the WIA interface.
MPV is a free, open source, and cross-platform movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. MPV is a fork of mplayer2 and MPlayer. It shares some features with the former projects while introducing many more new features. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types. MPV 0.5.0 New Features Search for config files in $XDG_CONFIG_HOME and $XDG_CONFIG_DIRS in addition to ~/.
Foobnix is a free, Light and Functional music player written on Python for Linux and Windows. It support all popular formats, CUE, wv and iso.wv support, probably the best among Linux music players Supports MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, OGG, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, Musepack and many more formats. Foobnix Main features Support for CUE (also wv, iso.wv) is the best under Linux (zavlab) Formats MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND … Converter any format to any (mp3, ogg, mp2, ac3, m4a, wav) Scrobbler tags with music and radio Find and play music and videos Equalizer Online music download manager Shortcuts Displays the album cover, lyrics, photo artist Integration with VKontakte (displaying all the friends and their music, downloading music from the group vkontakte) Integration with Last.