SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. It doesn't need any external codecs. Just install SMPlayer and you'll be able to play all formats without the hassle to find and install codec packs.
One of the most interesting features of SMPlayer: it remembers the settings of all files you play. So you start to watch a movie but you have to leave... don't worry, when you open that movie again it will be resumed at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume...
SMPlayer is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer, which is capable of playing almost all known video and audio formats. But apart from providing access for the most common and useful options of MPlayer, SMPlayer adds other interesting features like the possibility to play Youtube videos or download subtitles.
SMPlayer supports the most known formats and codecs: avi, mp4, mkv, mpeg, mov, divx, h.264... you can play all of them, thanks to its built-in codecs. You don't need to find and install third party codecs. See a list of all supported formats
SMPlayer can play YouTube videos and it's also available an optional plugin to search for YouTube videos.
SMPlayer comes with several skins and icon themes, so you can easily change the look of the player.
SMPlayer can search and download subtitles from opensubtitles.org.
SMPlayer includes many advanced features like video and audio filters, change of the playback speed, adjustment of audio and subtitles delay, video equalizer... and many more.
SMPlayer is available in more than 30 languages, including Spanish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese...
SMPlayer is available for Windows and Linux. SMPlayer is compatible with Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8.
SMPlayer is free and open source. SMPlayer is under the GPL license.