Media Players allows you to play video or audio tracks from it giving it extra ordinary user experience.There are a lot of media player application available to download for free but which are the best and most used medial players for computer. Here Ehowportal has tried to find out some of the popular media players which are mostly used to play almost all media files.

VLC Media Player

This is my favorite one. It can be able to play almost all media extension files with it.While playing movies on VLC media player, you can take screenshot of playing movie for sharing on social sites or for your reference. You can also record screencast video of your desktop or laptop screen using VLC media player. It is free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.

VLC Media player - Best Free Media Players

There is also setting that you can stream live videos from YouTube directly to your computer. You can also listen to online FM using VLC media player. There are lots of tricks while using VLC media player, you can play dual audio movies using VLC media player and much more. Whenever you are not able to run any movies or videos on other media player, I would recommend you to use VLC Media Player to play that video. It would work for sure. It is the All in One Media Player for your computer.

Apple – QuickTime Player

Apple Quicktime Player is another best media player for better user experience with very clean and simple interface by Apple. It is powerful multimedia technology with a built-in media player & it allows you to view Internet video, HD movie trailers, and personal media in a wide range of file formats. And it lets you enjoy them in remarkably high quality.

Apple - QuickTime Player

A handy slider lets you set playback from 1/2x to 3x the normal speed. And you can search through individual movie frames quickly.With QuickTime 7 Pro, you can convert your files to different formats and record and edit your work like other popular video editor software.

GOM Media Player

GOM Media Player is built-in support for all the most popular video and audio formats, tons of advanced features, extreme customizability, and the Codec Finder service.It supports popular video formats like AVI, MP4, MKV, FLV, WMV, MOV, and lots more. It is also available to download free from, and also from

GOM Media Player

It support customization for better user interface as per your needs, and it sports some other useful advanced features like built-in screen and audio capture, video effects, and more.There are lots of screens and logos available for GOM media player that can be used to decorate your GOM Player. This one is the Best Media Player for Windows 7 and Windows XP.

Windows Media Player

This is another media player that comes with windows OS as a default media player. We can not say it as popular media player because most of users would prefer to use other media players instead of default one.

Windows Media Player

You can customize it by changing it’s screen or create library from it. You can also burn music to CD/DVD directly from windows Media Player.This one is the Best Free Media Player for Windows 7.

XMBC Player

XBMC is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android. It supports almost all audio and video files to play. You can download MP3 songs or videos online to your computer and play it on your PC using XMBC player.

XMBC Player

The TVShows library supports episode and season views with posters or banners, watched tags, show descriptions and actors. Great for keeping track of your progress. You can also import pictures and photos into your library and play slideshow on your computer.

Here we have mentioned Best Free Media Players that can be used for better user interface. You can play any format of video or audio file using them.However you can check any format that is unsupported for any player using unknown extension identifier tools.