Best Video Player For Windows: Top Windows Video Players

The truth is that most of us like watching movies, music videos or TV shows, right? Then, a video player is an essential part of our daily lives. However, you may have trouble choosing the right video player for your Windows computer.

No need to worry! Read our best AVI players for Android if you’re looking for Android video players. However, this article covers the best video player for Windows. So, how about it? Do you want to read about the top Windows video players?

Best Media Players for Windows

Please note that these media players work for any version of Windows (Windows 7, Windows 8 & Windows 10). Furthermore, each media player supports MP3 playback as well.

These media players support both Windows 32 bit and Windows 64 bit devices. So,there’s no need to worry about incompatibility.

Also, we evaluated the usability, features, interface and other factors while compiling the list. And, without further yapping… here is the list of best media players for Windows.

VLC Media Player

It tops the list as our choice for the best video player for Android. And, as no surprise, as a freeware, it also tops the list here as well. VLC Media Player supports almost every video format with support for various subtitle formats as well.

The user interface is quite simple and easy to navigate. Moreover, although it’s free, there are no ads. That’s a huge plus for any type of freeware. One notable feature is the ability to stream media from various sources.

Furthermore, if the default interface turns you off, then there are several themes available on the official website from which you can choose. So, check out the best video player for Windows in the video below.

Video: VLC Media Player – How to Use


KMPlayer supports 3D, 2K, 4K & UHD playback. Like VLC Media Player, KMPlayer is free and offers support for many video formats.

Other notable features include the built-in subtitle editor, the ability to adjust the video size, and DVD playback. Do you still use DVDs?

Video: How To Use KM Player? aka KMPlayer

GOM Media Player

GOM Media Player is another free download from GOM Lab. This media player supports MKV, FLV, and the standard video formats.

In addition, more notable features include playback speed control, video effects, audio capture, and the A-B repeat screen. And, like VLC, you may download different skins from their website to customize the GOM interface.

Video: How To Download GOM Media Player


Kodi formally XBMC (Xbox Media Center) is available for just about every platform. It is the all-in-one solution for media playback. From images to movies and even the ability to stream. Kodi is possibly the
best media player.

Kodi reproduces almost all local and network video and audio files. Furthermore, it can stream content from the web.

Do you have a large video collection? Kodi organizes it neatly, and download artwork, movie and show information in addition to the usual metadata.

Additionally, Kodi works a PVR, supports several remotes, and has a library of plugins & extensions to add even more features. You can even change the skin/theme on Kodi. Check out the best skins for Kodi.

However, though Kodi is awesome, new users might find it difficult to set up. But, there are several tutorials online. Check out the setup video below!

Video: KODI – Complete Setup Guide


MediaMonkey‘s advanced media management system manages your local and network-stored music and video, while also providing web streaming capabilities.

Additionally, other notable features include the ability to push media to UPnP and DLNA devices. MediaMonkey automatically tags and synchronizes content to your smartphone or portable media player for entertainment on the move.

Video: Media Monkey (Best of the Best)


RealPlayer, formerly RealAudio Player, RealOne Player and RealPlayer G2, is a cross-platform adware media player app, developed by RealNetworks.

Download web videos and play them offline, control who can access your videos by adding a unique PIN and stream PC videos to Roku, Chromecast, and Xbox One.


Also, convert videos to a format playable on most modern smartphones. All these things are possible with Realplayer.

Video: RealPlayer Review & Tutorial

DivX Player

Lastly, there is DivxPlayer. Divx offers Ultra HD Videos and HEVC playback and, despite the name, it also supports AVI, MKV & MP4 formats as well.

Moreover, if you have DLNA, you can stream media via DivX to any other supported device. And, in the interface, there’s a recently watched playlist to help keep track of all your favorite videos.


What do you think of the top video players for Windows? Did your favorite media player make the list? If not, let us know in the comments section below and we’d be glad to add it to the list.

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