BS.Player

BS.Player

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.3
out of 130 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.32
  • Total Downloads:
    1,992,139
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 24, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    10.07MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3,272
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #21 in Video Players

Editors' Review

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BS.Player is a free video and media player that's been around in several versions for some time. It's a capable tool with lots of options and some useful specializations, such as automatically scanning your system for missing codecs and downloading and installing them. It's got some clunkiness, though, and it displays a nag message overlay when you play videos. It's only on the screen for a few seconds (though it seems longer) but all it does is tell you that BS.Player is free for noncommercial use.

BS.Player's installer has several options, including associating supported media files, which we declined. But it also scanned our system and identified a number of necessary and recommended codecs and offered to install them, which we accepted. These are familiar freeware media codecs like Haali Media Splitter. BS.Player splits its interface into two parts: a control panel and a video window. The compact console has the usual controls and displays (title, timer, etc.) plus a right-side menu with expandable controls for configuring and playing Video, DVD, Audio, Radio, and TV. A Menu next to the Minimize button opened an extensive file of commands, options, and features, including FAQs, a wiki, a forum, and updates, but no manual or Help file. You can reskin the console, too. We previewed the available skins but found them like the main theme, a bit garish and with styling cues taken from game controllers.

BS.Player can play just about anything, though that's also true of its principle competitors, which also rival it in options (and beat it soundly in looks). But BS.Player isn't particularly intuitive, either; for instance, when our first video finished playing, we looked around for a way to close the video screen before finally resorting to the menu. An autohiding Exit button on the window or a Close File button on the console would be welcome additions. But, bottom line: a free video player that plasters its so-called freeness over your video in an onscreen message you can't defeat isn't free in our book, or worth our time -- not with so many excellent free media players a click away.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.4

    out of 19 votes

    • 5 star 7
    • 4 star 4
    • 3 star 2
    • 2 star 2
    • 1 star 4
  • All Versions

    3.3

    out of 130 votes

    • 5 star 44
    • 4 star 28
    • 3 star 14
    • 2 star 12
    • 1 star 32
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4 stars

"it is convenient"

February 14, 2009  |  By elenitsekoura

 |  Version: BS.Player 2.32

Pros

it is better than other similar programs because you can adjust the size and other characteristics of subs

Cons

none that i am aware of, sometimes it is slow but maybe due to my pc

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5 stars

"opens every type"

February 02, 2009  |  By gokhanvural

 |  Version: BS.Player 2.32

Pros

easy control

Cons

no big con

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4 stars

"its ok like.. good"

January 03, 2009  |  By ma3x_143

 |  Version: BS.Player 2.32

Pros

well that it was the only one to run some subtitles files

Cons

the design

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4 stars

"Esay and fun."

December 02, 2008  |  By chronic99

 |  Version: BS.Player 2.32

Pros

Esay and fun

Cons

can't play 3gp format.

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1 stars

"sucks eggs"

November 27, 2008  |  By timrockstar

 |  Version: BS.Player 2.32

Pros

nothing really i mean i downloaded just today and i was very un satisfied with it doesnt wanna play avi movies and i find that very sucish

Cons

i hate it cause it doesnt wanna play my movies that i downloaded on mp3 torpedo

Summary

dont waist ya time on this it sucks

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2 stars

"Not satisfied"

November 25, 2008  |  By sr2u

 |  Version: BS.Player 2.32

Pros

Nothing special

Cons

Jet audio and vlc are far better. As many people, it really leaves lot of garbage after uninstalling.

Summary

better stick to your previous players, which u feel comfortable.

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5 stars

"the best prgram for avi with subtitles"

November 25, 2008  |  By lechugator

 |  Version: BS.Player 2.32

Pros

it was easy to handle the subtitles

Cons

i like everything about this program

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5 stars

"great media player"

November 24, 2008  |  By ozziekun

 |  Version: BS.Player 2.32

Pros

it does everything right!

Cons

there are none!

Summary

easily customized, great player skins and this is by far one of the best media players i've ever used and continue to use

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5 stars

"This 1 is really good,thanks"

November 22, 2008  |  By danuriel

 |  Version: BS.Player 2.32

Pros

easy to navigate,opens files easier than windows media 11.

Cons

no visualization for x,

Summary

good idea for to choose radio station,

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3 stars

"Easy to use....fast download"

November 19, 2008  |  By heragrace

 |  Version: BS.Player 2.32

Pros

great audio/picture quality....plays pretty well everything out there...like the picture/player separation....screen expands to whatever size you want without sacrificing quaity

Cons

...annoying pop-ups when player starts

Summary

My default home page was changed during the download, but that was easily remedied

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.32
Version 2.32 will run codec diagnostics at installation (only once) and will prompt user if any of vital multimedia codecs are not installed on the system.
General
Publisher AB Team
Publisher web site http://www.bsplayer.org
Release Date October 24, 2008
Date Added October 24, 2008
Version 2.32
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 10.07MB
File Name bsplayer268.1077.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,992,139
Downloads Last Week 3,272
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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