Best Free Windows Media Players

Listening to music and watching videos is an everyday activity almost to everyone. Our taste for media are quite different from one another, the way i want my video or audio to be presented might not be the way you want yours. To that effect, a reasonable number of media players have been made available. Most of the capable ones are paid, take Winamp Media for example, it offers great features with lots of options but it isn’t free.

Here, i’ll be showcasing the best media players for windows operators, the interesting thing about these media players is that they are totally free and can match up with the paid ones. Let’s check them out.

VLC Player

When it comes to playing videos on my windows pc, the VLC media player is definitely my favorite and one of the best out there. It’s supported by all operating systems and comes preloaded with lots cool features and options to choose from.

VLC media player is free and also an open source software, so you are permitted to make use of addons to bring out the best in this player. (VLC Player)

Media Monkey

Media monkey is an easy to use free media player with a simple and neat display. It allows you manage your music / movies easily and play anything from MP4, MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, FLAC, AVI, WNV and so on.

Media Monkey has an auto music mix feature and with this media player you can simply locate duplicate tracks from your large collections. They also offer addons to enhance your experience. (Media monkey)

Music Bee

If you are looking for a media player to manage music collections on your windows pc, music bee will be perfect for you. You could design your own interface, experience nice stuffs with their plugins and enjoy amazing speaker tools. (MusicBee)


Songbird is another interesting open source music player supported by almost all OS and with a wide range of audio formats. With songbird you can easily manage your media files, create categories and customize your interface to your taste. (SongBird)

I’ve actually made use of all these media players and they perform great. There are also other good media players out there to tryout.

If you feel there is an awesome media player that should be in the list, let us know via comments.

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