Audio & Multimedia
Many people would agree that Windows Media Player has proven to be one of the most reliable and convenient tools to manage one's media library. There is a lot it can do: organize your files, play videos and music, burn CDs, stream your media to other devices... the list of features is very large and very impressive.
VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. Plays everything - files, discs, webcams, devices, and streams. Plays most codecs with no codec packs needed - MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3...
Realtek High Definition Audio Driver 6 is one of the best for Windows Vista Desktop and mobile PC. As it meets performance requirements for Microsoft WLP 3.08 Vista premium and mobile PCs, it is heavily used and popular amongst Vista and Mobile PC users.
It was a necessary application for the synchronisation between an apple mobile device and old versions of ITunes over Windows XP. The actual versions of ITunes include this application, so there is no need to download it separately unless you have an old version of it.
iTunes allow you to organize and enjoy the music, movies, and TV shows in your computer. It also provides access to over 100,000 movies and TV shows on iTunes library, which you can either stream directly or download for watching later. A variety of radio stations is available on iTunes, which you can listen to after purchasing a subscription.
Developed by KMP Media, KMPlayer is a well-known media player in this branch by most of the users because it shares notoriety with other applications of this kind like BS Player, VLC media player or Gom Player. A clever media-player solution to take into consideration for any type of user.
Includes support for the key media formats, such as H.264 and AAC. The QuickTime web browser plug-in is no longer installed by default and is removed if you have a previous version of QuickTime on your PC. If you still need this legacy plug-in, you can add it back using the custom setup option in the installer.
Winamp player is designed to cover the large area of video and audio media file types available today. The player comes with various types of new skins and visualization styles and is easier to personalize in both menu style as well as preferences , playlists, bookmarks, history, etc.
There are dozens of free media players and then there’s GOM Player. Apart from the obvious video and audio playback capabilities, this absolutely free player offers you a plethora of other functions that rival the most comprehensive media players. It supports all the most popular media codecs and searches for any other codec not present in its built-in library.
AIMP is an audio player that also has other features. Thus, in addition to rendering audio with probably the best quality available in Windows, the tool can also help you maintain a music library with support of tag editing. Likewise, it can rip audio CDs, grab streaming audio and convert between formats.
K-Lite Codec Pack installs audio and video codecs for the playback of common file-types. During installation, you can select the required codecs. After installing, you may use the Codec Tweak Tool to make changes to your Windows codec settings. The Standard version of Codec Pack also comes with Media Player Classic Home Cinema for playing videos.
If only for its perfect playback of full Blu-ray discs and folders (native menus and extras included), CyberLink PowerDVD is the tool to look for when in search of the perfect software-based replacement for your hardware Blu-ray and video player. On top of that, this tool can also play any video file, folder, and YouTube or Vimeo online videos, which you can “pin” (download) and enjoy offline.
FormatFactory is a multifunctional media converter. MP4/3GP/MPG/AVI/WMV/FLV/SWF, MP3/OGG/WMA/M4A/WAV, JPG/BMP/PNG/TIF/ICO,rip DVD to video file. MP4 files support iPod/iPhone/PSP format.
RealPlayer is one of the most popular video player and the only player that can play "real video" files properly - real video files are compact in size. The program has an audio/video library just like Windows Media Player. It can also be used to view web pages and download videos.
VirtualDJ is a software used by DJs to replace their turntables and CD players, and use digital music instead of vinyl and CDs. It lets you "mix" your songs, by playing two or more tracks at the same time, adjust their relative speed so that their tempo will match, apply effects like loops etc, and cross-fade from one side to the other.
Conexant has a long history of technological innovation in audio technology, which provides superior high definition audio quality and premium performance. Today, Conexant offers a line of industry leading HD-Audio codecs, including marketing value-added Voice Processing Algorithms Digital Signal Processor (DSP) software, optimized for PC Motherboard integration for worldwide operation.
K-Lite Codec Pack provides you audio and video codecs for playback, decoding, and editing. The Full version of this software package comes with additional tools such as DC-Bass Source Mod for decoding OptimFrog and Tracker audio files (very rare formats). It also features GraphStudioNext, a tool for creating and testing DirectShow graphs.
IDT audio software shows you the difference between listening and really hearing what your computer has to say. Don't just listen any more ! It's time to enjoy the sounds.
K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of audio and video codecs for Windows PCs. Mega Codec Pack contains all the available codecs including those for audio/video playback, editing, and decoding. You also get various tools such as Codec Tweak Tool for changing the settings of installed codecs.
Power2Go is an easy-to-use yet powerful solution for all your burning, backup and media conversion needs. With more patented technologies and the widest range of supported disc and mobile formats, you can play media anywhere including on your mobile devices.
Years after its initial release, PowerDirector continues to rank high among the best video editors around, thanks to its extensive set of editing tools and its unmatched performance. PowerDirector enables amateur and experienced editors to make their video projects come to life, providing a simple workflow while delivering high-quality productions.
Spotify is a platform that gives you instant access to millions of songs. You can also browse through the music collections of friends, artists and celebrities, or create a radio station and just sit back. You can see and hear what your friends are listening to – just hit play on any music post.
YTD Video Downloader is intended for video downloading, conversion and playback. The program is quite easy to use, mostly because there are separate tabs for each of its functions. It can identify the real URL and download clips from a long list of video-sharing sites.
DivX is a professional software solution that provides you with the latest codecs. It includes the DivX Player, the DivX Web Player, the DivX Converter, and the DivX HEVC Plug-in. The included player supports various formats of audio and video: DivX, AVI, MKV, MP4, MOV. The DivX Converter allows you to create MKV videos and standard DivX video files.
Ashampoo Burning Studio is an all-in-one CD/DVD/BD burning tool. It lets you burn audio and video discs, disc images, and bootable media. Its disc spanning feature can automatically split huge amounts of data across several discs. It also supports re-writable CD/DVD/Blu-ray discs.