Windows 10 added a lot of great features to an already feature rich windows platform; however, came with the removal of other features. One such feature that was abandoned was the windows media center. Microsoft tried replacing the windows media center with the new windows DVD player, but it comes at a cost, $14.99 to be exact. For many Microsoft users, this change was not friendly as they had to pay more for a computer with the latest operating system, yet it doesn’t have an essential feature like playing DVD. Fortunately, one can get excellent and reliable DVD players for windows 10 from third-party developers. Below is a solution on how to play DVD players in windows 10 with a list of 6 best DVD players in windows 10.
GOM player is a free media player that supports various DVD formats like; AVI, MP4, MKV, FLV, WMV, MOV among others. The GOM player can also play DVD and CD too. GOM player is best known for playing corrupted or broken media files by skipping bad frames. This media player even supports subtitles in multiple formats and has an exclusive feature of sharing and downloading subtitles through its library and the link with OpenSubtitles.org is useful when you want to watch a specific caption when playing DVD. However, since GOM player is free, it contains some ads. Despite that, GOM is an excellent alternative to Windows 10 DVD player.
Blaze player is a free Windows-based DVD player available to play DVD’s and also favorite videos. Blaze player is designed for windows8 but is fully compatible with Windows 10. It announces to offer life-long free service for playing DVDs, DVD folders, and DVD ISO files. BLAZE player supports media file formats like; MP4, AVI, MPEG, RMVB, VOB, WMV, DTS. It can also play VCD, SVCD, and CD, stream videos from Android, I phone and digital devices. BLAZE player is feature-packed, and its navigation bar provides useful options such as changing the aspect ratio to 16:9, modifying screen color, mute a video and so forth.
POT player is not only a player with tones of features but also a player that is pleasant to look at and features an elegant that is not hard to understand or browse through. POT player is known for using fewer system resources and still give a good performance; this is achieved through the use of the advanced DXVA, CUDA, and Quick Sync. The DAUMS POT player reads DVD, VCD, SVCD and plays media files protected by DRM-X 1.0 & 2.0 including WMV, WMA, ASF, WMS, and more than 30 formats. It also supports various types of 3D glasses and several specific 3D video output formats. On top of that, users can add a needed codec to play more videos since pot player supports Open Codec.
Undoubtedly, VLC media player is the most famous among these 6 DVD players. It is also the most used and easily accessible DVD player. The VLC media player supports a range of formats including; DVD-Video, VCD, SVCD, CD-audio, DVB, Cinepak, Dirac, DV, MPEG4, among others. VLC media also performs media conversion and streaming.
POWER DVD, having both TV and PC UI modes, remains with its pleasing and slick style and has added TV streaming and 4k support. POWER DVD comes with instant play technology loading the DVD quicker than any other player. This media player also provides a lot of customization for DVD/Video/Audio enhancement and also allows the user to customize the player theme and controls according to your needs. The POWER DVD is more of a media hub than a player as it can neatly arrange your movies and photos in a library, download videos from YouTube and Vimeo for later viewing and it can even enhance the video while playing it with the True Theater filter. All this comes at a price of $49.99.
This windows 10 media player contains features that make it the jack-of-all-trades. The 5k media player supports to play a regular or encrypted DVD without any additional codec. It allows users to stream content online through a web browser and also supports online video download from YouTube, Daily Motion, Vimeo, among others. The 5k media player supports a range of formats including; MP4, AVI, MKV, HEVC, MOV, WMV, MP3, FLAC, AAC, WMA, and WAV. This player allows users to convert videos for free.