VLC is an open-source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
Many video watchers prefer VLC Media Player because of its extensive format compatibility, style, and customization features. There aren’t many videos that this program can’t play, and it does it brilliantly.
SMPlayer is an open-source media player with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. It doesn't need any external codecs.