Tagged With media players


VLC is one of the most popular media players around. It works on most platforms and can handle almost any type of file. It's damn near perfect, but you could be getting even more out of VLC by using experimental nightly builds instead of the official version.

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Ever find yourself wondering whether you should use VLC media player or Media Player Classic? Going forward, the answer is easy - because the MPC-HC project has officially carked it.


Your computer is a powerful entertainment device, but if you're regularly watching movies and TV shows using it, you need the right video player. The ideal candidate would be fast, lightweight, flexible, and able to handle obscure codecs and odd file formats. This week we're looking at five of the best desktop video players, based on your nominations.


Android (4.0+): If you tend to keep your music at Dropbox or Google Drive and you like to listen to it on the go, Beat for Android is a music player that's worth a look. The app supports playback from both services, features floating controls over your other apps, supports locally stored music and more.


Mac: If your quest for new, good music regularly takes you to The Hype Machine, save yourself a browser tab and download Plug. The app is a beautiful Hype Machine client that plays all of the latest and popular tracks, your favourites, supports the Mac's media keys, and keeps useful info in the menu bar.


Dear Lifehacker, I feel like every time I browse a music forum online, people are hating on iTunes. Is it just because it's fashionable to hate Apple, or is there actually something wrong with iTunes that I'm missing? It seems to work fine for me.