Media Players are an essential component of any OS. While Windows comes with an integrated media player, with the limitations it comes with. Not all types of files and codecs are supported.
If you are still using Windows Media Player, most features are lacking. There are no features you would expect from a modern media player, including the ability to handle 4 K, 3D or 360-degree video, connecting to streaming services, and allowing VR headsets.
Here are the best media players available for Windows 10.
VLC Media Player
The most popular media player in the world is VLC Media Player. VLC Media Player has been designed and developed by the VideoLAN project limited, a reputable company in the development of software packages of this kind.
It is compliant with MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, MP3 and OGG. VLC also plays DVDs, VCDs, and more surprisingly, this Windows 10 media player supports internet stream media.
The first free media player to allow 360-degree video was also VLC Media Player. No spyware, malware, viruses, and advertisements are bundled.
For Windows 10/8/7, another best media player is KMPlayer, which is proven to provide some high-end results to all users. KMPlayer will play media file stacks, including 4K/2K/3D files, audio and DVD media.
And it’s also worth pointing out that you can adapt the replay display to playback screen with respect to your screen. And it’s also worth pointing out that you can adapt the replay display to playback screen with respect to your screen.
It only uses few system resources and does it all very well without other software’s bloated look. It also supports video from Google VR and 4k.
DivX Player is one of the oldest media players on the internet and there are enough features included in the free version. The regular updates on this media player will certainly encourage you to experience some more quality features.
It is a very good option to stream movies on this media player as users can easily pause and restart the film between them. Furthermore, if you want to watch a movie in high-quality screen resolution, this media player is certainly the best option for this job.
The best part of this media player is that you can restart the video you left if you closed the DivX Player window accidentally or by accident.
GOM Media Player
Gom Player can support almost any media file format like MP4, AVI, MKV, and so on. GOM is also a highly visible free media player.
The free version includes impressive features, including while uploading video playback, file playback that could be deleted or damaged, and a robust subtitle repository with a decade-long history.
Kodi is a top-quality media player that is a very good choice for all the lovely Windows users. It’s available for just about every device out there, and you can even purchase dedicated Kodi boxes that can be directly plugged into a TV or screen.
Kodi Xbox Media Center with various codec support and GPU Graphics Hardware, Controller provides a high-quality user interface. It supports sculpture, movies, television shows and photographs.
5KPlayer is a new media player that is rapidly evolving. The first thing to catch your sight after installing this platform is the simple, modern, self-explaining interface and format.
It can handle MKV, MP4, AVI, FLV, HEVC, AVCHD, M2TS, MOD and all 8K/5K/4 K UHD/1080P HD / SD video formats, MP3, AAC, M4A, APE, FLAC and other audio formats, as well as standard and copy-protected CD, ISO and DVD files.