If you want to provide your PC with multimedia capacity it's essential that you install one of the really good so-called “Media Centers”. But if what you are looking for is a compact and simple, yet at the same time powerful application to play your multimedia files, your computer's best ally will be SMPlayer.
A multimedia player with incorporated codecs.
With this player (based on MPlayer) you'll have the possibility to play videos, DVD films or music, from the same application.
Functionalities of SMPlayer
- Play multimedia files from a CD, DVD or files stored on the hard drive.
- Intuitive interface, customizable by means of skins.
- Possibility to configure the application to be handled with keyboard shortcuts or mouse gestures.
- Creation of playlists.
- Compatibility with several subtitle file formats (srt, sub,...).
- Modify quite a few of the subtitles' parameters.
- Language selection option for both the audio as well as the subtitles during the playback of films with multiple chains.
- Possibility to improve the video playback by activating the postprocessing option.
- Video and sound equalizer.
- Synchronize image and sound if necessary.
- Support to manage several multimedia formats: 3GP, AC3, APE, ASF, AVI, BIN, DAT, DivX, FLV, ISO, MOV, MP3, MP4, MKV, MPEG, OGG, SWF, RM, WAV and WMV, among others.
A more than interesting option is the smart film playback possibility, that will allow you to carry on watching a film from the part where you left it, even if you had to close the application between one session and the other.
If you want to change your multimedia player for a complete program that is customizable, SMPlayer is an ideal alternative.