You might be using different media players in your computer system for watching videos, movies, and also for listening songs. It has been observed that most of the users either relies on default Windows Media Player or some uses open source players like VLC player. Although, there are large number of other players which are available on the web and can be easily downloaded and used, but still users are much more comfortable with the above mentioned robust players. But, today we are going to discuss one such player which is pretty simple and easy to use as the above mentioned two basic players and on the other hand it has several distinct features which makes it different from others.
UMPlayer or Universal Media player is basically a small, easy to use, useful and most importantly a freely available cross platform open source media player that can be used to fulfill all your needs and requirements while watching videos or while listening to audio files. It has an amazing capability as it has over 270 built-in Audio and Video codecs.
It can be easily downloaded from the link given below and can be easily installed in your computers. If we look into the inner working of the player then we may observe that it uses the famous Mplayer engine with more integrated features which makes it superior as compared to others of its kind. As already mentioned, it can play almost any media format with support for 270 Audio and Video codecs which is really a big number for any media player. Some of these codecs are the ones which are widely used such as AAC, AC3, ASF, AVI, DIVX, FLV, H.263, Matroska, MOV, MP3, MP4, MPEG, OGG, QT, RealMedia, VOB, Vorbis, WAV, WMA, WMV, XVID as well as audio support for CDs, DVDs, (S)VCDs, as well as TV / Radio cards, SHOUTcast Radio streams. One of the most valuable features of this utility is that it can even play incomplete or damaged media files which proves to be really helpful for any of the file. You may observe that it comes with YouTube and SHOUTcast search integration which allows searching and streaming content from SHOUTcast and YouTube within UMPlayer and you may directly watch those videos.
Along with all the above mentioned features, this utility comes packed with many other advanced features, such as multiple skins, built-in subtitles search and integration system, enhanced filter rendering and YouTube playing and recording capability which makes it different from other players. As already mentioned that it is a cross platform utility, and thus it has versions available for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux based operating systems and you may use according to your need and requirement.
Overall we can say that UMPlayer is really a universal media player with a huge collection of useful options which are really useful for the users. So, just download it from the below given link and explore its features.