5 Best Free Media Player – Most Popular Media Player

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Media players convert your computer into great media device on which we can listen music, watch videos and do many other media-playertask which no other media device can do.

There are plenty of media player software available to download for free but which are the best and most used media player software. I have tried to find out some of the best media players which can perform most of the media jobs. There is a poll which media player you use. Don’t forget to vote your favorite media player.

5 Most Popular Media Players


1. Windows Media Player – One of the most popular media players as it comes as default media player with Windows OS. I will say it is not just popular because it is installed by default with Windows but it is a really good media player. It supports many music and video formats, can change it skinks, create library and now you can burn your music to CD directly from Windows Media Player.

2. Winamp – Another popular free media player created in year 1997. Its long features list will impress anyone to use this player. With more than 55 formats are supported by Winamp and about 15 language support it is on top among many other media player.

3. Real Player – Another popular media player which is used by many music portals. RealPlayer plays all major media formats including RealVideo, RealAudio, Windows Media and Quicktime. It comes with lot of web service like free and paid Movie shows, Music and many more entertainment services.

4. VLC Player – When you are not able to run any Video on your media player then you must try to run that video on VLC Player. This cross-platform open-source multimedia player can run most audio and video formats (MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, DivX, MPEG-1, mp3, ogg, aac …) as well as DVDs, Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

5. QuickTime Player – With very clean and simple interface QuickTime player is one of the top media players by Apple. QuickTime can play almost any media (audio, video, still images, text, VR, chapters and even alternate languages) in a single movie. QuickTime 7 Player takes advantage of the latest video compression technology. It’s called H.264, and it’s an important new industry standard that’s quickly garnered widespread support.

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  1. says

    Though I have tried all the media players that are discussed above but I truly like VLC player for it’s openness and the ability to play almost all the formats that I can think of. And, Winamp is my second choice. Well thanks Ravi for sharing the information.

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