A media player that will be good enough in a pinch
Not having a media player in your computer is an absolutely crazy these days. Watching movies and listening to music are some of the most popular things people do for entertainment in their leisure time. Both of these activities require a good media player. Of course, there is no shortage of media players in the market today. There are the big shots like VLC Media Player and GOM Player which are both popular and powerful media playing software. Then there are the more obscure software that are just as good as the popular ones like Kodi and QuickTime. The Free Media Player by Aiseesoft Studio DE is among the obscure software, but it's actually a pretty good software for playing media files.
Simple Installation and Interface
Installing the software is quite easy. All you need to do is to download the latest version of the software. Doing this doesn't take too long. Once the file has been downloaded, click on the downloaded file and the installation process will begin. After a few option choices you'll finally have the Free Media Player installed on your computer.
The interface of the software is simple and easy to use and understand. It has a sleek black design that makes it look really professional. In terms of function, the design looks like any other media player out there. There are the menus at the top of the screen where users can open files, adjust the settings, and edit their preferences. Below that is the viewing window where the media files will play once they are opened. Finally, we have the buttons at the bottom of the window. These are the buttons that allow users to control their viewing progress like the stop and play buttons.
Aiseesoft Studio DE's Free Media Player is a well-performing software if it's being judged on its own merit. It plays the media files clearly and with no lagging and other unwanted effects. It can also support a wide variety of file formats which is always a useful and necessary feature to have.
Comparison to VLC Media Player
The problem the Free Media Player will probably encounter is the fact it's not going to be judged on its own merit. It will always be compared to other media player, most notably VLC Media Player. Now, as mentioned above, VLC Media Player is widely regarded as the best media player in the market today. It's efficient and has a lot of useful features.
Honestly, whatever the Free Media Player can do, VLC can probably do better. VLC also a lot of features that the Free Media Player doesn't have like fast forward and reduce speed. VLC also has advanced settings like subtitle positioning, video grain effects, and more. It's also free so there's no reason not to get it if you're in need of a player.
Good Enough If You Can't Get Anything Else
Ultimately, the Free Media Player is a serviceable software that will fulfill your need to play video and audio files. That said, there's no reason to get this over a better media player like VLC. It's very likely that you're going to need a feature that the Free Media Player doesn't have, so you might as well go for others now.