Watching movies and TV shows on your computer is easy, but if you do a lot of downloading or ripping, you need a video player that’s lightweight, can handle virtually anything you throw at it, whether it has subtitles, was encoded a long time ago with some obscure codec, or came in a strange file format.
This week Lifehacker.com is looking at five of the best desktop video players, based on reader nominations.
Earlier in the week they asked reader for your favorite desktop video players; the ones that can play anything, handle subtitles or other attached files, are lightweight and have interfaces that get out of the way of the video you’re watching, and load and play video quickly. The respond with tons of nominations, way more than we can feature, but Lifehacker are back to highlight the five that rose to the top. Here they are, in no particular order:
- PotPlayer (Windows)
- GOM Player (Windows)
- MPC-HC (Windows)
- XBMC (Windows/OS X/Linux)
- VLC (Windows/OS X/Linux)
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Please make your choice at http://lifehacker.com/five-best-desktop-video-players-1503859883