How to Install SMPlayer on Linux

How to Install SMPlayer on Linux

SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux and  it can play virtually all video and audio formats. It doesn’t need to install any other external codecs. It will be able to play all formats without the hassle to find and install codec packs. SMPlayer has more than 30 languages support, including Spanish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish etc. SMPlayer has a nice graphical user interface which is capable of playing almost all known video and audio formats. It can play Youtube videos or download subtitles. The SMPlayer remembers the settings of all files you play. When you start to watch a movie and when you open that movie again it resumes the same settings (audio track, subtitles, volume etc.) at the same point you left it.

Supported Input Formats

(S)VCD (Super Video CD)
CDRwin’s .bin image file
DVD, including encrypted DVD
AVI file format
ASF/WMV/WMA format
QT/MOV/MP4 format
RealAudio/RealVideo format
Ogg/OGM files
NSV (Nullsoft Streaming Video)
VIVO format
FLI format
NuppelVideo format
yuv4mpeg format
FILM (.cpk) format
RoQ format
PVA format
TV grabbing

Supported Video and Audio Codecs

most important video codecs:
MPEG-1 (VCD) and MPEG-2 (SVCD/DVD/DVB) video
MPEG-4 ASP in all variants including DivX ;-), OpenDivX (DivX4), DivX 5 (Pro), Xvid
MPEG-4 AVC aka H.264
Windows Media Video 7/8 (WMV1/2)
Windows Media Video 9 (WMV3) (using x86 DLL)
RealVideo 1.0, 2.0 (G2)
RealVideo 3.0 (RP8), 4.0 (RP9) (using Real libraries)
Sorenson v1/v3 (SVQ1/SVQ3), Cinepak, RPZA and other QuickTime codecs
DV video
Intel Indeo3 (3.1, 3.2)
Intel Indeo 4.1 and 5.0 (using x86 DLL or XAnim codecs)
VIVO 1.0, 2.0, I263 and other H.263(+) variants (using x86 DLL)
MJPEG, AVID, VCR2, ASV2 and other hardware formats
various old simple RLE-like formats
most important audio codecs:
MPEG layer 1, 2, and 3 (MP3) audio
AC3/A52, E-AC3, DTS (Dolby Digital) audio (software or SP/DIF)
AAC (MPEG-4 audio)
WMA (DivX Audio) v1, v2
WMA 9 (WMAv3), Voxware audio, etc (using x86 DLLs)
RealAudio: COOK, SIPRO, ATRAC3 (using Real libraries)
RealAudio: DNET and older codecs
QuickTime: Qclp, Q-Design QDMC/QDM2, MACE 3/6 (using QT libraries), ALAC
Ogg Vorbis audio
VIVO audio (g723, Vivo Siren) (using x86 DLL)
alaw/ulaw, (ms)gsm, pcm, *adpcm and other simple old audio formats


How to install SMPlayer Via PPA

To install SMPlayer for Ubuntu, Linux Mint and other Ubuntu derivative systems, launch a terminal window (ctrl+alt+t) and type the code (you can copy – paste the code):

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer

Then in terminal;

sudo apt-get update

Then in terminal;

sudo apt-get install smplayer smplayer-themes smplayer-skins

Packages for Fedora
Open a terminal and run these commands:

How to install SMPlayer Fedora 23:

Launch a terminal window (ctrl+alt+t) and type the code (you can copy – paste the code):

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo
sudo dnf install smplayer

How to install SMPlayer Debian 8.0:

For Debian 8.0 run the following as root:

echo 'deb /' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/smplayer.list 
apt-get update
apt-get install smplayer

Add the repository key to apt. To add the key, run:

apt-key add - < Release.key
apt-get update

Sources Of SMPlayer


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