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    April 25, 2014
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    Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

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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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  • 1 stars

    "Avoid like the plague:Paid positive reviews posted here"

    May 29, 2014   |   By Hey_888

    Version: BSPlayer 2.67.1076


    There is essentially no positive with this app. I guess that it is simply ok if you have an Android tablet or phone, but that's about it.


    Embeds itself heavily in your windows system. It's hard to remove and you need an app like Revo Uninstaller to clean the registry after you uninstall this app. n

    App is also full of ads and an annoying warning message displays and lingers about using the app to play protected media.


    Don't believe the positive reviews, period. Windows Media Player Classic and the K-Lite Codec pack or even VLC or SMPlayer will do you just fine.

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  • 5 stars

    "This is a nearly-perfect video and audio player!"

    May 09, 2014   |   By bspbuco

    Version: BSPlayer 2.67.1076


    With a little tweaking you can get it to repeat if you like. You can get it to show time remaining out of total time, by clicking on the time displayed several times. It uses very little in the way of resources.


    If I had to find one thing, it's that BS doesn't play several songs in a row as other music players do.


    Great free software, highly reliable and light weight.

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    "Virus detected in the installation file"

    May 06, 2014   |   By yanko_stanchev

    Version: BSPlayer 2.67.1076


    It's a great program actually. I'm still using the older version. It has the option to automatically find subtitles for the movies you're watching.


    Unfortunately I can't describe the newest version since I'm not going to unpack an installer file which AVG detects as a virus.


    Still awaiting for the next version if they decide to remove the adaware from their installer.

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    Full Specifications

    What's new in version 2.67.1076
    • Added option to blank all screens except playback
    • Added menu item for online subtitles rating
    • Some other bug fixes
    Publisher AB Team
    Publisher web site
    Release Date April 24, 2014
    Date Added April 25, 2014
    Version 2.67.1076
    Category Video Software
    Subcategory Video Players
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows 7, Windows, Windows 8, Windows XP
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 222.62KB
    File Name bsplayer267.1076.exe
    Total Downloads 1,976,004
    Downloads Last Week 2,980
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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