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Miro is a free and open source media player which is available for
various platforms. This media player not only organizes your music and
videos but can do much more than that. It is simple to use with a
beautiful interface and is loaded with all the wonderful features. It
supports most known video and audio formats and was launched initially
as Democracy Player in 2005(later on named `Miro in 2007).
Some of the main features of Miro include(From official website):
with your current music library: It's very easy to switch from iTunes
to Miro -- without any copying. Just point Miro to your music and video
folders and those files will appear. If you don't like Miro
(impossible!), nothing's changed.
Converts and syncs to Android
& Kindle Fire: You'd have to be crazy to use a music player that
doesn't sync to your phone. Miro is simply the best music and video
player for Android phones and tablets.
Buy Music and Apps inside
Miro: The Amazon MP3 store is built-in to Miro. Buy, download, and
listen, seamlessly. Buy Android apps from the Amazon or Google app
stores and they will sync to your device.
Download and play
almost any video: Do you still use separate programs to download, play
music, play videos, and sync to your phone? Miro plays almost any video
or music format and downloads from YouTube, podcasts, Amazon, and
Convert any video: You can convert almost any video
with Miro into mp4/h264, with presets for almost any device you can
think of (including iPhones, iPods, iPads, Android phones, and more).
Your Media on your Network: When two Miro's are on the same wifi
network, they can stream and transfer music and videos to each other.
It's the easiest way to watch a video or play music upstairs if the file
Open-source - don't lock yourself in!: Unlike
some other media players (cough, cough), Miro is not trying to run your
life! Not only is Miro 100% free and open-source, it's made by a
non-profit organization. You don't need to be locked down by one
corporation to have a great media experience.
downloading: Miro has some of the fastest bittorrent downloading in the
world, built in. Try us head-to-head with any bittorrent application!
Here are some of the other details(from Wikipedia):
Developer(s) Participatory Culture Foundation
Initial release 21 February, 2006
Stable release 5.0.2(July 25, 2012)
Development status Active
Written in Python using GTK
Operating system Cross-platform, Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux