media-box is for playing media files and viewing pictures. The program is being developed for a dedicated linux box.
MIM allows viewing of MPEG-I streams multicasted according to RFC1889, RFC1890, RFC2250. These are video streams broadcasted at 30 fps over the mbone. Audio is typically in the form of mpeg layer 2 or 3.
Minitube is a native YouTube client. With it you can watch YouTube videos in a new way: you type a keyword, and Minitube gives you an endless video stream. Minitube does not require the Flash Player.
mmp is a simple but effective graphical frontend for mplayer or mpg123. It offers no support for playlists, but ships with an integrated directory browser.
Moovida (formerly Elisa) is a project to create a media center solution for GNU/Linux and Unix operating systems. Moovida runs on top of the GStreamer multimedia framework. In addition to personal video recorder functionality (PVR) and Music Jukebox support, Elisa also interoperates with devices following the DLNA standard, like Intel's ViiV systems. Read more
Mozilla Media Player
Mozilla Media Player is an attempt at creating an audio and video player much like Real Networks Real Player using mozilla components. The hope is that one day mozmp will support a bevy of audio formats, and a gaggle of video formats.
MpegTV Player is a powerful real-time MPEG Video player with audio/sync.
mplay is a console based frontend for MPlayer written in Perl. MPlayer plays most audio and video formats.
MplayerXP is a branch of the well known mplayer which is based on new (thread based) core. The new core provides better CPU utilization and excellently improves performance of video decoding.
mpv is a fork of mplayer2 and MPlayer. It shares some features with the former projects while introducing many more.
My Media System
My Media System is an application that manages, displays and plays media content such as videos, music, pictures, and more. MMS runs perfectly on anything from a Set-Top-Box connected to your TV-Set, to your specially tailored multimedia PC and HD display.
Ogle DVD player
Ogle DVD player is a DVD player for Linux that supports DVD menus. Read more
oKle is a KDE frontend to the Ogle DVD player.
oxine is a lightweight GUI for the famous xine engine which uses the on screen display functionality of xine to display its user interface elements like buttons, lists sliders and so on.
Parole is a modern simple media player based on the GStreamer framework and written to fit well in the Xfce desktop.
playvideo is a program that plays video files (avi, qt, mpeg) on svgalib.
Pygme is an MPlayer frontend written in Python/PyGTK. It has been written with audio and video songs in mind (as opposed to movies). It has a searchable media library, which can be used to enqueue songs in a playlist. It also has support for processing ID3 tag information.
PyMei is a Python media center application. It's designed to run as a full screen application on an HTPC, navigated by a keyboard or an LIRC input device. It plays videos or shows other types of media using external programs like mplayer. With its plugin support and themeability, it's aiming to be a very extensible and customizable media interface.
QuickASCII is a console-based movie player and picture viewer powered by Quicktime.
QuickVideo Player is a complete, end-to-end video streaming solution for Linux workstations.
QVCDGear is a graphical frontend for the console version of vcdgear. It is built on Linux, but will probably compile and run on other unices as well. Version 3 of the QT toolkit is required. QVCDGear is licensed under the GPL.
ROSA Media Player
ROSA Media Player (ROMP) is a new media player for the ROSA/Mandriva. Technically it is based on MPLayer and SMPlayer code, but considerably differs from the SMPlayer (yes, ROMP is fork of the SMPlayer).
Sinek is a GTK+ video/audio player, capable of supporting all formats libxine supports. At the moment, this includes; Audio MPEG 1, 2, and 3, Vorbis (.ogg), Video MPEG 1 and 2, MPEG 4 (aka OpenDivX), MS MPEG 4 (aka DivX) and motion jpeg. One of the main differences between Sinek and other popular multimedia players is that it doesn't use skins; instead, it has a standard GTK+ interface.
Smitten differs from traditional media centres in three major ways. It contains no media playback at all, which makes it very small (and suitable for porting to embedded systems) and quick to initialize. It targets a TV display and interface, which means there's less information on any particular screen, and a much simpler control interface consisting of left, right, up, down, and select. No mouse is required. It is also highly skinnable, and cross-platform to most systems. Essentially, it provides an easy-to-use menu system that allows the user to navigate a hierarchy of files, and view them using an (external) tool.
SMplayer is a new front-end for mplayer. It intends to be a much more complete front-end than the existing ones, for instance options to manage filters. SMplayer is multi-platform as it is being developed with the Qt toolkit. It works both in windows and linux, and it could be compile in other OS. Read more
Snappy is an open source media player that gathers the power and flexibility of gstreamer inside the comfort of a minimalistic clutter interface.
Sofa Media Center
Sofa is a media center aimed at easy usage, minimal configuration, and total integration with the GNOME desktop environment and existing multimedia applications.
TCVP is a video and music player, transcoder and streaming server for Unix-like operating systems. It is primarily targeted at Linux, mainly because of lacking standards for audio and video output.
Tickle Tunes is a themeable front end to mplayer for playing songs, playlists, and videos.
ToxTox is a media browser / WebTV platform. You can watch your favorite (Internet) movies and control them with a remote, or use ToxTox as a platform to develop TV applications and interactive services. It is based on Mozilla XulRunner and VLC. It uses open standards like Ogg Vorbis, OPML, RSS, SVG, HTML, etc.
The Text-Mode RealMedia Player (TRPlayer) is a RealMedia player for Unix which has a command-line interface. It can play RealAudio, RealVideo, MP3, and all other media types supported by RealPlayer under Unix. TRPlayer was designed especially for blind Unix users, who don't yet have access to the graphical user interface.
UMPlayer is the multimedia player that fills all your needs. With dozens of advanced features and built-in codecs it can handle any media format, and can play Audio CDs, DVDs, (S)VCDs, TV / Radio cards, YouTube? and SHOUTcast streams and even incomplete or damaged media files.
VideoKiosk is designed for providing public access to a collection of video recordings in a museum or similar situation, using MPlayer to play the videos.
Xfmedia is a simple, easy-to-use media player based on the xine engine. The
GTK+ GUI focuses on playing and managing audio
files, but, being based on xine, supports video as well.
XMovie is a movie player for Quicktime movies with stereo sound. XMovie plays MJPA, PNG, JPEG, YUV 4:2:2, YUV 4:2:0, packed RGB movies with PCM, ulaw, and IMA4 sound.