9 Best Video Players For Windows

Best Video Players for WIndows

For those who love watching movies on their computer, a good but powerful video player is the need. A good video player offers lots of features and gives good video experience. Windows come with default Windows Media Player but it is not as good as one need. There are lots of good video players for Windows, but selecting good can be confusing. We have made a list of best video players for Windows PC. If you are looking a good video player, you can check this list.

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Best Video Players For Windows

1. VLC Media Player

I am sure you already know about this and if you are still not using VLC, you should. This is the best video player for windows. It is the free and open source. Not just video playing, it also offers streaming and other ways of media input. It supports most of the video and audio file format.

It also offers different customization options to improve the video experience. VLC Media Player supports all available Windows platforms.


2. KMPlayer

KMPlayer is another nice video player for Windows to watch movies and videos. It also supports most of the video formats. So, you do not need to worry about having a video in non-common format. It even supports 3D, 2K, 4K & UHD videos of different video format.


3. GOM Media Player

GOM Media Player is another free video player you will love to try. It also supports a wide range of video formats and offers many advanced features. You get playback control, video effects and more.

It even allows you to customize with different skins. It supports most of the available Windows versions.


4. DivX Player

DivX Player for windows is also a nice video player. It is the first of its kind media player that offers free HEVC playback. You can also enjoy 4K video playback. It also supports multiple video formats and codecs. You can also use it as streaming media player.

It supports all available windows platforms.


5. Potplayer

Potplayer is also one of the best video players for Windows. It supports a wide range of Windows platforms including XP, 8.1, and Windows 10. It works fine even if you are running on low hardware. It uses Hardware Acceleration feature to make sure you are getting best media experience.

It supports different kinds of 3D Glasses and 3D-oriented features.



MPC-HC or Media Player Classic — Home Cinema is another lightweight desktop software to play different kinds of video files on Windows computers. It offers clean and smoother playback experience. It can play almost any kind of video file. It supports several keyboard shortcuts to give you an easy way of controlling video playback.

It is available for free. There is also a portable version of this video player to keep with you all the time.


7. Plex

Plex is also a good software for watching movies and videos on your system. It even offers online space for keeping your video files to access later. It has numbers of features to give you a good experience. It supports all kind of formats including hi-fi music and video formats. You can also use Plex app any our phone to control any Plex player. It also offers an option to cast content from your smartphone, tablet or computer to large screen via Chromecast

This software is free with limited features and there are few premium plans to try.


8. Kodi

Kodi, formerly called XBMC, is also an open source media player. If you are looking for a good video player, Kodi can be a good option. It is also good for streaming content.

It plays almost all popular video and audio formats. It was initially developed for Xbox and later it became a full video player for Windows platform.


9. RealPlayer

RealPlayer is a freemium video player for Windows platform. It offers standard features in the free version but you can spend $4.99 per month for more features and storage space of 365 GB. If you are on a good Internet connection, you can try RealPlayer.


Final Words

There were few good media players for Windows. If you are looking for one, you can try media players available in this list. Which media player do you use to watch movies and videos? Don’t forget to share it with us in the comments. If you have anything to ask, you can leave a comment.

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