Miro – music and video player

Miro (previously known as Democracy Player) is a platform for Internet television and video.

It allows you to download and watch videos from RSS feeds (including podcasts, video blogs, and BitTorrent feeds).

The application is designed to mesh with other Participatory Culture Foundation products such as Video Bomb, a social tagging video website, and the Channel Channel, a TV guide for internet television.

Miro is built to be as open as possible – open source, open-standards, compatible with any host that provides video rss, open to alternate channel guides, and able to search multiple video sites.

It is targeted at average, unsophisticated Internet users with broadband connections.

It uses GTK+.

Features include:

  • Watch full screen HD video.
  • Plays virtually any type of video files including MPEG, AVI, XVID, Quicktime, WMV and many more.
  • Access to free high definition content.
  • Subscribe to over 2,500 free channels, video RSS feeds, podcast, and video blogs with 1-Click Subscribe Buttons.
  • Download and save videos from YouTube, Google Video, Dailymotion and others.
  • Download BitTorrent files.
  • Video Playlists.
  • Channel and Playlist Folders.
  • Thumbnail creation.
  • Auto Expire Video.
  • Disk Management.
  • Searching.
  • Miro Guide.
  • Organise your video collection.

Website: www.getmiro.com
Developer: Sergio Costas
License: GNU GPL v3


Miro is written in Python. Learn Python with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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