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Jørgen Walters, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / May 14, 2013

Video CD (also known as VCD or View CD) is a compact disc standard created for distributing videos on regular CDs. It uses the MPEG-1 codec for storing the video and audio data. The applications from this set will allow you to play back the Video CD media on your computer.

Download solution synonyms: Play VCD Media, Video CD Player, Play Back Video CD

These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:

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VLC media player
VLC media player
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(15677 votes)
Open source

VLC media player is one of the best open-source multimedia players out there. Its great portability features and sleek interface make the player very easy-to-use, so even the inexperienced users can master the program relatively fast. The wide supported format range will also meet the needs of almost any user.

Pros:
  • Highly portable.
  • Easy to use.
  • Improved lossless audio in .mkv files.
  • Lightweight.
  • Open-source.
Cons:
  • A relatively narrow feature range.
  • Bad design.
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SMPlayer
SMPlayer
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(77 votes)
Freeware

SMPlayer tries to avoid codec problems when you are attempting to play a given media file. For this purpose, it uses its own built-in codecs. In my opinion, its interface is not as attractive as those of other modern converters; however, it is quite simple to use despite the great number of features provided.

Pros:
  • It is open-source.
  • It is easy to use.
  • It supports multiple playback options.
  • It supports various subtitle formats.
  • It can download and upload subtitles.
  • It can play media from various sources.
  • It does not need external codecs.
Cons:
  • It does not seem to play files protected by DRM correctly.
  • The interface is not very attractive.
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UMPlayer
UMPlayer
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(28 votes)
Open source

UMPlayer is a free multiplatform open source multimedia player. It can stream and record audio/video content from YouTube, plus it has over 200 audio and video integrated codecs, which make it compatible with almost every multimedia file including DivX, Flash, H.264 and many more.

Pros:
  • Can play almost any video and audio format.
  • Available for Linux, Mac and Windows.
  • Free.
  • Can stream and record the content from YouTube.
  • Subtitles search.
  • Youtube grabber & uploader.
  • Plays Internet radio stations.
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Media Cope
Media Cope
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(19 votes)
Freeware

Media Cope is a powerful and comprehensive application that lets you perform various operations with multimedia files. It lets you play almost any kind of video and audio files. It also includes plenty of editing functions. For example, it allows cutting and joining both video and audio files.

Pros:
  • Easy-to-use.
  • Free.
  • Includes a lot of functions and features.
Cons:
  • The interface looks a bit dull and outdated.
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Free Media Player
Free Media Player
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(13 votes)
Freeware

As its name suggests, Free Media Player is an application that will let you watch video and image files. Maybe the most attractive thing about this software is that it is completely free and that it supports many formats, including 3G2, 3GP, FLV, DIVX, M4V, MKV, MP4, MOV, TS, MOD, F4V and SWF.

Pros:
  • It's free.
  • It supports many formats.
Cons:
  • You will see some advertisements while playing your files.
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Best Media Player
Best Media Player
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(3 votes)
Freeware

Best Media Player is a freeware video player. This program is able to play different media files, such as RealMedia, Ogg videos, DVD, VCD, AVI, WMV, MPEG, ASF, Quicktime formats and many others. You can play these different file formats either locally, simply browsing for them, or by entering a file's URL. Provides Postprocessing, Aspect ratio adjustment, Deinterlacing, and many other features.

Pros:
  • "Always on the Top" option.
  • Clip information can be shown.
Cons:
  • None was found.
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X-VCD Player
X-VCD Player
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(1 votes)
Freeware

X-VCD Player is an VCD player for Windows. X-VCD Player has been designed to help us view our VCD, XVCD, SVCD, XSVCD and MPEG video files in our computer. It runs under the following operating systems: Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, and Vista. X-VCD Player 1.4 is the newest released version of this freeware by Xequte Software. We can download this product directly from the developer's website.

Pros:
  • Free for everyone.
Cons:
  • It takes lot of CPU resource.
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XULPlayer
XULPlayer
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Open source

XULPlayer is an open source multimedia player based on Mozilla Xul and MPlayer that will let you reproduce a great variety of audio and video files, including VCDs and DVDs. This application is a little different from other video players because it has some video editing tools that will let you modify some aspects of a video, its color, rotate images, etc.

Pros:
  • Easy-to-use interface.
  • Plays two videos at the same time.
  • Open source.
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VideoAudioPlayer
VideoAudioPlayer
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Freeware

As its name suggests, VideoAudioPlayer is an application that lets you play both audio and video files. This free and very basic program supports many video and audio formats, including Mp3, MPEG, MPG, WMV, WAV, AU, AVI, FLV, VCD, AU, AIFF, DAT and many more.

Pros:
  • It's free and plays audio and video files.
Cons:
  • It doesn't come with a time line or other advanced features.
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Noone's VCD Player
Noone's VCD Player
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Freeware

Noone’s VCD Player is a cost-free simple and efficient tool to enjoy your VCDs in your computer. It automatically detects any VCD in your disc drive and starts playing it right away. If you load different VCDs in various drives, the program will automatically play back one after the other. Both full screen and anamorphic widescreen viewing are supported.

Pros:
  • Continuous playing of various VCDs in different drives.
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Sorensoft Power Media
Sorensoft Power Media
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Freeware

Sorensoft Power Media is a free and attractive media player with support for nearly all your video and audio files. Wrapped up in a colorful interface with multiple skins, it comes with a good range of audio effects that you can apply to your audio tracks, VU-meters, and two impressive virtual speakers that will even be shaking at the sound of your music in the most realistic way.

Pros:
  • Offers a wide and interesting range of sound effects.
  • Attractive interface.
  • Separate windows/interfaces for each media.
  • Good-quality variable audio speed.
  • Supports nearly all known audio and video formats.
Cons:
  • Its button-based interface sometimes makes it difficult to locate features and functions.
  • The tools menu (media encryption and conversion) is empty.
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RioDVD
RioDVD
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(1 votes)
Freeware

RioDVD is a full featured and easy to use DVD player integrating all functions of a standard DVD player. It can play DVD, VCD, SVCD Movies, with many most advanced features, such as S/PDIF output ,Multi-Speakers, Digital Zoom, Video Desktop etc.

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Subhash VCDPlayer

Subhash VCDPlayer is a free media player with support for VCD playback, image capture, and voice transcription. Apart from Video CDs (VCDs), it can play regular audio and video files in formats that are compatible with Windows Media Player.3 Subhash VCDPlayer uses WMP 6.4 under the hood, which gives it rock-solid stability.

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Easy Media Player
Easy Media Player
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(5 votes)
Freeware

Easy Media Player is a free and open source media player that operates on all major platforms, it is capable of playing most recognised multimedia file types as well as Audio CD's, VCD's, DVD's and even has streaming capabilities. The Player is 100% customizable, giving you total control when enjoying your media experience.

Latest Comments:

D.H. Plays stuff my other players won't play.

Ajith kumar B It's a very nice and simple player.

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Arpa Kolla Player

Arpa kolla is a standalone freeware Dvd/svcd/vcd/mpg/avi/ogm/mkv/xcd player with srt support. It also can: synch srt/export sup files/convert sub to srt files. Supports fully avi/ogm/mkv multiaudio streams with possibility of changing audiostream . It can reproduce dvd with all dvd capabilities (Chapters/titles/angles/substreams/audios etc...).

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Xenorate
Xenorate
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(1 votes)
Freeware

Xenorate Media Player is a highly comfortable multimedia player allowing you to play any kind of media file (DVD, VCD/SVCD, Video/Audio files, Livestreams. Xenorate has a powerful video engine that uses directshow for playing video content, including support for internal and external subtitles and multiple audio streams.

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