xine is a outdated stand-alone media-player and multimeida library (xine-lib) which used to the back-end for numerous GNU/Linux media players. It was also used for things like video file preview in KDE file dialog boxes. Xine has not been updated since 2007.
|Celluloid||GTK||mpv||Has a playlist. Otherwise very limited.|
|GNOME Videos||GTK/GNOME||GStreamer||Useless GUI, problems playing a lot of files|
|mpv||libmpv||On-screen controls. No playlist, no GUI. Plays everything.|
|Parole||GTK||GStreamer||Very basic media player. No features what so ever.|
|SMPlayer||Qt||mpv||Fully featured. Playlist, advanced playback options, easy to use.|
|VLC||libvlc||Fully featured. Playlist, advanced playback options, video conversion, live stream recording|