VLC Media Player

This is a player we find particularly useful at New Media Rights. Whether it's video, audio, streaming or downloaded, this player just seems to be able to play a vast amount of the file types and codecs you throw at it. It is always a handy player to have around because in our experience it often will play that video or audio file you just can't seem to get to play. Also, if you like your media players simple in appearance (think Media Player Classic) but strong on functionality, this is your player.

From the site:

"VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network."

Download VLC Player (for Mac or Linux)

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