What are the video players available for elementary OS and how to install them?
I would like to know installation from the Software center and using terminal command:
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elementary OS comes with its own video player preinstalled. It's called Audience, but it's commonly referred to as Videos in the elementary community. It offers a minimalistic user interface, it works with a large variety of video codecs' and it manages subtitles just fine.
VLC is probably the most popular open source video player. It can handle a stunning amount of files (it's not limited to just videos), it can be run on a large variety of platforms (Linux, Windows, OS X, Unix...) and it's highly customizable.
You can install it by typing
sudo apt-get install vlc inside of your terminal or by searching for it using Software Center.
SMPlayer is a free media player for 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.SMPlayer is a free media player.
Install from software center (easy way)
sudo apt-get install smplayer
Possible to display two subtitles
For screenshots refer here
MPV Player is a free, open source, and cross-platform media player. It is based on MPlayer and mplayer2. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types.
sudo apt-get install mplayer2 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/mpv-tests sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install mpv
While mpv has no official GUI, it has a small controller that is triggered by mouse movement. mpv leverages the FFmpeg hwaccel APIs to support VDPAU, VAAPI, DXVA2, VDA and VideoToolbox video decode acceleration.
Banshee is an open-source media player.
It is available in elementary OS (freya) Software Center.
You can install by using the command in terminal:
sudo apt-get install banshee