The best programs for watching movies on your PC.
We solve your problem!
TVDream Player is a small free program that allows you to watch streaming TV on the PC. It includes all the main free-to-air channels of Italian digital terrestrial plus some Web channels with cartoons, sporting events and films. It does not include annoying promotional software and is super easy to use. In addition, it integrates a chat that allows you to stay in constant contact with other users of the program. To work, it needs . Net Framework, Flash Player e Microsoft Silverlight. Download from here.
CoolStreaming Media Center
As suggerisce il suo nome, CoolStreaming Media Center is a free application produced by the CoolStreaming website which, for those unfamiliar with it, is one of the most popular portals for watching TV in streaming. It is, therefore, a multimedia portal through which it is possible to watch all the Italian digital terrestrial channels in live streaming and enjoy various films, sporting events and cartoons broadcast for free on the Web. It is very easy to use and is constantly updated with working links when links stop working. Download from here.
Often, when downloading movies from the Internet, you encounter codec problems that prevent the downloaded file from playing correctly on your PC. VLC is a hugely popular free and open source media player which solves this problem once and for all with internal codecs that allow the program to play any audio and video file format without any problem. It is completely in Italian and integrates an endless series of advanced functions that allow you to meticulously customize the playback of films on your PC. It is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Download from here.
Media Player Classic Home Cinema
Although the name and user interface recall older versions of Windows Media Player, this one Media Player Classic Home Cinema it has nothing to do with the Microsoft program. It is, in fact, a state-of-the-art media player and packed with advanced features that allows you to play all major video and audio file formats using a minimal amount of system resources. It does not support all VLC file formats, it has fewer functions but on less powerful computers it runs much better. Download from here.
PotPlayer has been referred to by many as the best free media player available for Windows, so one of the best solutions for watch movies on the PC. The program has a simple but extremely accurate and elegant interface but what is most striking are its many advanced functions that allow you to modify in real time the videos and audio reproduced with various filters and effects. It requires few system resources and is also able to optimize the reproduction of high definition videos on computers that are no longer the first hair. Download from here.
K-lite Codec Pack
In a review of programs for watching movies on the PC certainly could not miss K-Lite Codec Pack, one of the most popular all-in-one codec collections which allows you to solve all codec problems on Windows in one go by introducing support for all major video and audio file formats. It also includes a set of tools for multimedia files and the free Media Player Classic media player which can be used instead of the “usual” Windows Media Player to watch movies and videos on your computer. It is available in three editions: the Basic one which includes only the basic codecs, the Standard one which includes the most important multimedia codecs and tools, and the Full one with some interesting add-ons. Download from here.