Any good media player to watch movies (.mkv, .mp4)?

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  • LibVLCSharp

    Cross-platform .NET/Mono bindings for LibVLC

    Local -- can't go wrong with VLC- free/open source. Been around forever. Lots of keyboard shortcuts to use.

  • Kodi Home Theater Software

    Kodi is an award-winning free and open source home theater/media center software and entertainment hub for digital media. With its beautiful interface and powerful skinning engine, it's available for Android, BSD, Linux, macOS, iOS and Windows.

    Network -- Either PLEX or KODI are really good media server apps. The app runs on a computer 24/7, and then you "send" the video feed to the TV of your choice either via Smart Stick or a tiny media computer connected to the TV via HDMI. Think of them as your own personal Netflix.

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • mpc-hc

    Media Player Classic

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