Everyone loves to play music while working or watching movies during free time. Even sometime we need to get a proper sounds or video while watching video tutorials. In this post, we are providing you the list of best media players for linux in 2018.
List Of Media Players For Linux In 2018
MPV player is one of the finest media player available for linux in 2018. It is a fork of mplayer2 and MPlayer. You don’t need to get an extra codecs.
Install MPV Media Player On Linux
You need to add ppa of MPV before installing. Follow the below commands to install mpv media player on linux.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/mpv-tests sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y mpv
2)VLC Media Player
One of the popular name in the list of media players for linux is VLC. To install VLC media player in ubuntu, you need to download it from software centre.
Install VLC Player In Linux
Meanwhile, if you are command freak then you can install VLC using below command:
sudo apt-get install -y vlc
SMPlayer is a free media player for Linux with built-in codecs. One of the finest feature of this player that it can play almost all formats. It can let you play play Youtube videos, search and download subtitles, and includes other features like a thumbnail generator and audio and video filters.
How To Install SMPlayer In Ubuntu/Linux Mint Via PPA
To install SMPlayer, use the following commands in a terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install smplayer smplayer-themes smplayer-skins
Meanwhile, To install install SMPlayer QT4 version , follow the commands below:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer-qt4 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install smplayer smplayer-themes smplayer-skins
The project was started by Aaron in early 2005 and is written using C# (using the Mono platform on Linux and OS X), using GNOME technologies (Gtk#, GStreamer, etc), and SQLite.
How to install Banshee media player on Linux?
Follow the command below:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:banshee-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y banshee
It is an popular open source audio player. It is a pretty decent player which let you to search music in a easier way.At the time of this writing, current version is 3.9.
How To Install Audacious In Linux
Audacious is available in package repositories of the most of the linux.
To Install Audacious On Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint
Follow the command below:
# apt-get install audacious
Fedora users can install Audacious using yum:
# yum install audacious
and you need to install an extra MP3 decoder pugin in fedore with the command below:
# yum install audacious-plugins-freeworld
# pacman -S audacious
# emerge media-sound/audacious