SMPlayer 18.2.2 has been released. Install SMPlayer media player for Linux Ubuntu Systems. SMPlayer music player comes with with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. It can also play Youtube videos, search and download subtitles, and includes other features like a thumbnail generator and audio and video filters.

One of the most interesting features of SMPlayer: it remembers the settings of all files you play. SMPlayer supports the most known formats and codecs: avi, mp4, mkv, mpeg, mov, divx, h.264… you can play all of them, thanks to its built-in codecs. You don’t need to find and install third party codecs

SMPlayer is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer, which is capable of playing almost all known video and audio formats.


SMPlayer changes

Version 18.2.2

  • The option Open -> URL can now also load YouTube playlists.
  • New option in Preferences -> Subtitles to select the opacity of the background of the subtitles (available when the ‘border style’ is set to ‘opaque box’).
  • The options for the preferred number of track for audio and subtitles are back.
  • (mpv) Now the direct3d is the default video output for Windows, since some users reported problems with the gpu output.

Version 18.2

  • Now it’s possible to use a priority list of preferred languages for the audio and subtitles.
  • Now there’s support for YouTube playlists. In the playlist window, click in the Load/save icon, select Load playlist from URL and paste the URL of the YouTube playlist.

Version 18.1

  • Fix for YouTube.

“Install SMPlayer”

  • Run the following commands in Terminal to install SMPlayer media player for Linux Ubuntu Systems:

  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install smplayer smtube smplayer-themes

    Once installed, open SMPlayer from Ubuntu Dash.