RealPlayer is still a popular choice for viewing videos on the PC. Now it is much more than just a media player RealPlayer will turn your videos and pictures into stories that can be shared and viewed on any device. Still a fantastic choice to manage all your videos on your PC you can now also download videos from sites such as YouTube and save them to your hard disk. RealPlayer also acts as a burner and a video format converter.
RealPlayer Key Features
- Download Online Videos
- One-click downloading through many popular web browsers
- Save video from popular sites such as YouTube with RealDownloader and save it to your PC for offline viewing.
- Play Any Video Format
- Can play any file format your PC is capable of playing
- Convert Videos to Different Formats
- Easily convert any video into many popular formats
- It can save videos to the cloud with RealPlayer Plus or RealTimes to automatically convert to several mobile formats.
- Convert Video to MP3
- Take video files and convert the audio track into an MP3 file
- Great for listening to TED talks or lectures
- Edit Videos
- Trim videos into clips
- Do basic editing to remove unwanted content or reorder clips
- Burn CD’s
- Burn audio files to a CD in order to listen to them in any CD player
- Burn DVD’s
- Create your own DVD’s from videos on your computer
- Great for sharing home movies offline
- Not available in the free version
- Watch Videos from the Web
- Has a web video feature for searching for and viewing videos online
- Has a featured and popular video lists
- Stream video to your TV
- Use Roku or Chromecast to play videos from your PC to your TV
- Keep videos and music private
- Require the use of a PIN to access your media library.
- A good option to keep prying eyes out of your files.
Price and Subscription Plans
- Can only make stories of 30 seconds or less
- SD Playback and streaming only
- No cloud Storage
- Can not Burn DVD’s
RealPlayer Plus (PC Only) $39.99
- 1 GB cloud storage
- All features unlocked
- One time price to download
RealTimes Premium $4.99/mo or $49.99yr
- 25 GB cloud storage
- Good for people who need to share videos easily and quickly over many different devices via the cloud
RealTimes 100Gb $9.99/mo or $99.99/yr
- 100 GB cloud storage
- Good for people with extensive video and music collections
- PC Windows 7 – 10
RealTimes (Available through the website)
Unfortunately, the desktop version is only available for PCs running Windows but RealTimes is available in the Apple and Google App Stores. This allows easy sharing between devices using the cloud that RealTimes provides. There is also a feature to password protect any videos or music that you want to control who sees them. This is an especially good feature for shared computers where you may want to restrict access to your media library.
RealPlayer has been producing video players for many years and with over 1,000,000,000 downloads it has proven itself as being a front runner in the PC video player/editor game.