Mplayer vs VLC- Which One is Better?
If you are looking for the best media player and wondering which one to choose- VLC or MPlayer, this article will help you. It includes a detailed comparison between these two popular media players. Now read on and figure out which one is the right player for your needs.
Introduction of MPlayer and VLC
MPlayer is a free and open-source and high-portable multimedia player. It started as a Linux media player but later extended its support to Windows. It’s capable of playing virtually any existing media formats, including AVI, MKV, RMVB, MP4, MOV, etc. also save all streamed content to a file. But the worst part is that it is very much complex to use, especially for basic users.
VLC is another powerful and amazing media player. It allows you to play almost all types of video and audio formats. It’s widely used because of its lightness and easy to use, high performance. What’s more, you can set up your own favorite customization containing several better features.
Comparison Between VLC and MPlayer
|Operating Systems||Windows/ Linux/ Mac OS X/ iOS/ Android||Windows/ Linux/ Mac OS X|
|Most Recent Release Date||Apr 11, 2013||May 5, 2013|
|Original Release Date||Feb 1, 2000||Sep 2000|
|Supported Formats||.wav, .mp3, .mp4, .aac, .wma, .ogg, .ra, .avi, .mov, .xvid, .mpeg, .3gp, .asf, .asx, .flv, .m2p, ect||.wma, .mp3, .mp4, .ogg, aac, .mkv, .xvid, divx, .avc, .avi, .flv, ect|
Better Player than MPlayer and VLC
If you’re looking for an easy-to-use yet all-in-one media player, I think Wondershare Player is a better option. It supports almost all the formats like WMV, AVI, MKV, Ogg, OGM, 3GP, Real Media, QuickTime and more. With it, you can run every video/audio file seamlessly because it’s lightweight and takes up relatively few system resources. And the program files themselves costs very little space on the hard drive. This means that you can run Wondershare Player while multitasking without worrying about your system freezing or crashing. What’s more, its clean and add-free interface can let you easily adjust video and audio settings according to your need.