SMPlayer is an open source and free cross platform multi media player for Linux and Windows was released under the GPL license. It’s playback engine was designed using award winning MPlayer as it capable of playing almost all audio and video formats like avi, mkv, wmv, mp4, mpeg etc. It uses own codecs, so you don’t need to download and install additional codecs.
The most interesting features of SMPlayer is it stores all the settings of recently played files. Let’s say you suppose to watch the movie but you have to leave… don’t worry, when you open that movie, it will start playing at the same point where you left it with same volume, audio track, subtitles and so on.
- Complete preferences dialog to change colors, key shortcuts and fonts of the subtitles, and many more.
- Supports Multiple speed playback. You can play video at 2X, 4X and even in slow motion.
- Delay adjustments for Audio and Video subtitles and allows you to sync audio and subtitles.
- Provided search function to search and download subtitles from opensubtitles.org.
- Included YouTube browser to download and play videos online.
- Currently supports more than 30 languages, including Italian, Spanish, French, Russian, German, Chinese, Japanese.
- Options to change style and icon set of the interface.
SMPlayer, the popular mplayer/mplayer2 GUI, has reached version 14.3.0, getting enhanced fullscreen controls, developmental base for non-protected blu-ray discs and other changes.
What’s new in SMPlayer 14.3
- Developmental support for playing non-protected blu-ray discs.
- Improved fullscreen controls
- Added new audio presets to the audio equalizer.
- Improved support for multimedia kyes to control SMPlayer with a remote control.
- Added new option in the playlist preferences for adding other files automatically in the folder to the playlist.
- Better support for Youtube.
- Probability to compile with Qt 5.
The complete change log and feature set of SMPlayer 14.3.0 can be found at http://smplayer.sourceforge.net/.
Installation of SMPlayer 14.3.0 Media Player
Press CTRL + ALT + T to open terminal and then add a PPA for SMPlayer on Ubuntu, Xubuntu and Linux Mint .
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer
Next, update the system by running following command in the terminal.
$ sudo apt-get update
Finally, install the SMPlayer, SMTube and Themes by using following command in the terminal.
$ sudo apt-get install smplayer smtube smplayer-themes
Start the SMPlayer by executing following command on the terminal.
SMPlayer Screenshot Tour
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