Kantaris Media Player is an all-in-one media player that provides the best audio and video experience. Kantaris is an open-source alternative to Windows Media Player with similar GUI and features. Video playback is based upon Videolan Client (VLC) which enables Kantaris to play almost anything you throw at it without the need of installing any codecs. Unlike VLC, Kantaris also has extensive support for music and other audio formats, these include MP3, WMA, OGG, MIDI, AC3, AAC, MP4 and FLAC.
Kantaris Media Player can play almost anything you can throw at it - AVI, MPEG, MGEG-AVC, WMV, MOV, MKV, quicktime, matroska, divx, xvid, H264, MP3, WMA, OGG files and more. It can also play DVDs and audio cds. The player also displays some of the most beautiful music visualizations ever seen. All this is completely free.
Kantaris is an all new media player based on code from Videolan client (VLC) and Bass audio library. Kantaris has a graphical user interface similar to that of Windows Media Player. Works with Windows 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7.
Kantaris Media Player Lite is a modified version of the Open Source Kantaris Media Player but without adware. Both programs are very similar, with identical features and appearance. What makes Kantaris Media Player Lite better is that it contains no advertising.
Download: Kantaris Media Player Lite 0.7.9 | 16.7 MB (Open Source)
Download: Portable Kantaris Media Player Lite 0.7.9 | 15.5 MB
Link: Kantaris Media Player Lite Page | Kantaris Project