1. Video software

  2. Players

Portable VLC media player 2.0.8

A minimalist-looking portable multimedia player with power

Publisher: Videolan 

PotPlayer 1.6.58402

Can handle most media formats and do it well

Publisher: Daum  Rating: 7.8 out of 10 (1261 votes)

RealPlayer Cloud for Windows 8

The popular media player in cloud form compatible with Windows 8

Publisher: RealNetworks 

Media Player Classic 110r1

Multiformat capable and easy-to-use fast media player

Publisher: Gabest  Rating: 7.2 out of 10 (872 votes)

SWF Player 2.6

Media player for Shockwave Flash file format

Publisher:   Rating: 5.1 out of 10 (259 votes)

Kodi 16.1 Jarvis

Open-source tool that can play multimedia files on a variety of platforms

Publisher: Xbmc  Rating: 7.0 out of 10 (278 votes)

Adobe Flash Player (for IE)

Plugin that plays video on the Internet Explorer browser

Publisher: Adobe  Rating: 7.2 out of 10 (2041 votes)

3GP Player 2009

Freeware that lets you play cell-phone videos on a PC


Media Player Classic Home Cinema 1.7.10

An open source player for Windows computers

Publisher: Gabest  Rating: 7.0 out of 10 (176 votes)

ALLPlayer 6.9

Polish freeware with automatic codec updates for multiple media formats

Publisher: ALLPlayer Group  Rating: 7.4 out of 10 (628 votes)