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Kantaris Media Player

Developer: Christopher Persson




Operating System:
Windows 2000/XP/Vista

Kantaris Media Playe
r is a free player of audio and video files for Microsoft Windows with the open source code. It is the alternative of Windows Media Player. The software in question by its form and and functional capabilities reminds of the popular multimedia player by Microsoft.

Kantaris Media Player has been developed on the basis of the well-known client Videolan (VLC), that gives the possibility to playback practically all video and audio formats without the necessity to install various codecs in the system.

The given player can work with AVI, MPEG, MGEG-AVC, WMA, OGG, AC3, ACC, FLAC, WMV, MOV, MKV, QuickTime, Matroska, DivX, Xvid, H264, MP3 and many other formats of media files. In addition, Kantaris Media Player allows viewing DVD video discs and playing Audio CD, as well as video and audio streams from Internet.

Kantaris Media Player
comes with the all standard functions and options such as subtitles, playlists, the module of visualization for audio files, equalizer, video and sound control and many others.

The player has very easy and intuitively understandable graphic user’s interface. It also has the direct access to Apple Movie Trailers on the Apple web site. Due to Kantaris Media Player the user can search for subtitles for films on

It is worth mentioning that the project was developed by Christopher Persson (a Swedish student from Lund University) on the basis of VideoLAN Client in 2006.

Kantaris Media Player Advantages

·It can run a RAR compressed video file directly without the necessity to extract the archive.

·Broadband equalizer.

·Playlists (PLS, M3U).

·The support of popular formats including MP3, QuickTime, WMA, Xvid, OGG, MIDI, DivX, AC3, AAC, H.264, MP4 and FLAC as well as DVD and audio CD.

·Open source code.

·The player can play practically any audio or video file without previously installed codecs in the system.

·The support of visualizations

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