M3U Player Apps and Alternatives

10 applications in this hubLast updated: Oct 13th 2023, 15:13 GMT

M3U files are media playlists that can point to either local files or an online multimedia stream. They can be opened and processed with a wide range of media players.

Originally, the M3U format was designed to provide users with a way to organize an audio playlist and open songs in their favorite media player while preserving their order. Only a few applications supported them at first, but today most popular media players can open these files.

Over time, the format began to be used more frequently for pointing to online media streams. It is a popular method of providing easy access to Internet radio stations or downloading various types of content.

You will probably recognize many of the applications in this hub, as most are well-known media players offer support for the M3U format. You can use them to both open your local playlists and listen to Internet radio stations.

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Winamp

Winamp 5.9.2 Build 10042

One of the leading multimedia players capable of high-quality rendering of your favorite songs and...

Apr 26th 2023, 21:55 GMT
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foobar2000

foobar2000 2.0 / 2.1 Preview 2023-10-13

Sit back and enjoy all of your favorite songs in high-quality, manage playlists and more with the ...

Oct 13th 2023, 15:13 GMT
Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 bit / Windows 2003 / Windows 2008 / Windows Server 2012 / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bit / Windows 11
     
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AIMP

AIMP 5.11 Build 2436 / 5.30 Build 2524 RC

A lightweight but powerful media player that ensures a high-quality playback of your favorite song...

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iTunes

iTunes 12.12.10.1

Enables you to manage contents such as music, movies, TV shows and apps on your iOS devices with n...

Sep 13th 2023, 22:50 GMT
Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bit / Windows 11
     
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XMPlay

XMPlay 3.8.5.0 / 3.8.5.63 Beta

A music player that contains all the necessary tools required to offer you an adequate audio playb...

Oct 3rd 2023, 18:16 GMT
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Audacious

Audacious 4.3.1

Audio player that supports multiple tabs, gapless playback, Winamp-like themes, playlist manager, ...

May 3rd 2023, 07:38 GMT
Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bit / Windows 11
     
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VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player 3.0.19

A fully customizable, powerful and practical media player that lets you enjoy nearly all available...

Oct 8th 2023, 18:39 GMT
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RealPlayer

RealPlayer 22.0.2.305

Play your favorite media with this application, creating playlists that can be shared with your cl...

Mar 4th 2023, 12:15 GMT
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Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player 11.2308.3.0

Enjoy all of your favorite movies and songs, while organizing them in libraries with one of the mo...

Oct 3rd 2023, 02:04 GMT
Windows 10 64 bit / Windows 11
     
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jetAudio

jetAudio 8.1.10.22000

A powerful integrated multimedia software designed to achieve multiple purposes, including ripping...

Jun 8th 2023, 04:18 GMT
Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bit / Windows 11