SMPlayer versions

Play all kinds of audio and video formats using its built-in codecs
14 Jul 2022
Review
28 Feb 2022
Review
17 Aug 2021
Review
11 Jan 2021
Review
19 Jun 2020
Review
15 May 2019
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30 Jan 2019
Review
25 Jun 2018
Review
26 Jan 2018
Review
11 Jan 2018
Review
21 Jan 2017
Editorial review
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30 Mar 2016
Editorial review
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13 Jan 2016
Review
30 Sep 2015
Review
7 Sep 2014
Review
1 Apr 2014
Review
0.8
5 Apr 2012
Editorial review
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0.7
30 Jan 2012
0.6
1 Mar 2008
Editorial review
rating
25 Jul 2008
0.5
22 Feb 2008

What's new

v22.7 [14 Jul 2022]
- Better statistic info in the OSD (Shift I).
- Bug fixes regarding MPRIS2.

v22.2 [28 Feb 2022]
- (Flatpak package) Add support for the AV1 codec.
- Fix: the playlist is shuffled after adding files if the shuffle button is on.
- Other small fixes.

v21.8 [17 Aug 2021]
- Better automatic resizing of the main window, trying to prevent black borders.
- Fix loading YouTube playlists.
- Add an option to rotate the video by 180 degrees.
- Playlist: try to prevent a one second delay when using play prev/next.
- Add some predefined speeds (0.25x, 0.5x, 1.25x, 1.5x, 1.75x).
- Fix audio CD playback with mpv.
- Fix audio channels.
- (Windows) The installation of YouTube support is now optional.

v21.1 [11 Jan 2021]
- Initial support for Wayland.
- Some fixes and improvements in the playlist.
- Show cache info in the OSD (Shift I).
- New skin Mint-Y.

v19.5 [15 May 2019]
- Fix for YouTube.
- Fix YouTube live streams (works only with mpv).
- New actions available for previous subtitle track, previous audio track and previous video track.
- New command line option -start.

v19.1 [30 Jan 2019]
- Possibility to play 60fps videos from YouTube.
- Now it's possible to search for subtitles typing the name of the movie or show.
- Some bug fixes.

v18.1 [11 Jan 2018]
The internal code for YouTube now supports resolutions up to 4K.

v17.1 [21 Jan 2017]
New option in Preferences -> Network to select the preferred quality for streaming sites such as DailyMotion, Vimeo and so on (all those which are handled by youtube-dl)
- The audio equalizer is now disabled by default on Linux to prevent a no sound problem for users with old versions of mpv
- Fix some problems with the letterbox filter (the 'add black borders' option)
- The HDPI support is now also enabled on the portable package for Windows
- Fix: now the time is correctly displayed in the thumbnail generator pictures when SMPlayer is built with Qt 5

v16.4 [30 Mar 2016]
- Fix for YouTube.
- The screenshots work again with older versions of MPlayer/mpv.
- Possibility to add bookmarks (menu Browse), which allows to mark your favorite parts of the video for a quick access.
- New option 'Prevent window to get outside of screen' in Preferences -> Interface.

v16.1 [13 Jan 2016]
- Fix for YouTube.
- The screenshots work again with older versions of MPlayer/mpv.
- Possibility to add bookmarks (menu Browse), which allows to mark your favorite parts of the video for a quick access.
- New option 'Prevent window to get outside of screen' in Preferences -> Interface.

v15.9 [30 Sep 2015]
Support for 3D stereo formats. [More info]
Support for mpv, which provides new features like the possibility to display two subtitles at once, support for MKV ordered chapters and precise seeking. [More info]
Better support for YouTube (VEVO videos).

v14.9 [7 Sep 2014]
- Fix for Youtube.
- New option to shut down the computer when playback has finished.
- The themes and skin icons are loaded from resource files (*.rcc).
- New fix for searching subtitles from opensubtitles.org that should return more results.

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