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Softonic Rating:
Very good:8/10
License:
Free (ads)
Added:
February 15, 2006
Updated:
September 9, 2008
Publisher:
Website
File size:
9.7 MB
Downloads:
183,838
Elena Santos

“Great media player supporting a wide range of formats”

by Elena Santos

Sometimes I prefer watching movies and TV series on the computer rather than doing it on the couch. The image quality in my PC monitor is better and I can handle more formats than just DVD.

Of course, I need a good video player in order to enjoy my favorite movies at their most, and my choice is no other than BSPlayer. This great video player features anything you need to watch movies or any other kind of video on your PC. It supports all popular video formats (and audio as well, in case you were wondering) and though its basic interface is not really the nicest one I've seen, you can easily customize it with skins.

BSPlayer supports video subtitles, takes screenshots of movie currently playing, lets you create bookmarks and chapters to move along videos more easily and has also support for plug-ins. I especially liked the way you can control playback, either by using keyboard shortcuts or simply your mouse: one click to stop the video, two clicks to go full screen, mouse wheel to raise or low the volume…

The only thing I didn't like was the fact that, being a free version, you're obliged to install an adware element on your PC that displays ads from time to time while you're browsing the way. It's a safe app that doesn't compromise your privacy, but still it's not my cup of tea. I guess it's just the price you have to pay for having such a great video player for free.

BSPlayer lets you enjoy your favorite movies on the PC with a wide range of features (subtitles, screenshots, bookmarks and more) provided you're willing to accept some ads on your desktop.

Languages:

English

BS.Player supports the following formats:

AVI, MPEG 1, MPEG 2, XVID, DivX, 3IVX, OGG, OGM, MATROSKA, ASF, WMV, WAV, MP2, MP3, JPEG, GIF, BMP

Notes:

Comes with track Umek "Play With Me"

OS requirements for BS.Player:

  • OS: Win95/98/98SE/Me/2000/NT/XP/Vista
Pros
  • Supports all popular video formats
  • Skinnable interface
  • Can handle subtitles
  • Easy to manage both with mouse and keyboard
Cons
  • Includes adware
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BS.Player Softonic Rating: 8Featured program

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From the publisher of BS.Player

Since its beginnings, the BS.Player truly has been one of the best video players in the world. With the latest version the makers wanted to go even further. They wanted to make the best tool for managing and reproduction of all the multimedia content: video, music, TV and radio programmes (classical and web-based), teletext, podcasts and webcasts, and live-streaming application.

BSplayer is a general purpose media player that specializes in video and particularly DivX playback. One of the main strengths of this program is its ability to play a wide range of formats while not draining the resources of your computer. With the users in mind, both computer enthusiasts and those whom browsing through the player and seeking hidden functions is not exactly something up their street, it has a modern look which sets new standards and enables easy and intuitive use of the player.

Features of BSplayer:

  • Fully skinnable - Any shape, transparent skins
  • Displays subtitles with custom subtitles position, color, font, transparency
  • Playlist support
  • Multilingual support (more than twenty languages)
  • Resizable movie window
  • Resolution changing
  • Frame capture
  • AVI files with more than 2 audio streams supported (multilanguage)
  • Support for OGM files, including more then 2 audio/video tracks, supports embeded subtitles/chapters
  • External audio file supported
  • S/PDIF output supported for AC3 files (with Intervideo audio decoder)
  • Bookmarks
  • Simple equalizer (DirectX 8 required)
  • Playback rate (1/2x, 1x, 2x) and custom

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Softonic Rating:Very good
9/10

User Rating

203 ratings
Usability
  • Currently 9/10.
Stability
  • Currently 9/10.
Installation
  • Currently 9/10.
Functionality
  • Currently 9/10.
Appearance
  • Currently 8/10.

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