How to install SMPlayer 17.10 in Ubuntu; SMPlayer music player with built-in codecs for Linux Ubuntu. SMPlayer intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more.
SMPlayer supports the most known formats and codecs: avi, mp4, mkv, mpeg, mov, divx, h.264… you can play all of them, thanks to its built-in codecs. You don’t need to find and install third party codecs.
SMPlayer can play YouTube videos and it’s also available an optional plugin to search for YouTube videos. SMPlayer includes many advanced features like video and audio filters, change of the playback speed, adjustment of audio and subtitles delay, video equalizer… and many more.
SMPlayer 17.10 has replaced the deprecated video and audio filters in mpv with new ones. The karaoke filter is available again.
Install SMPlayer on Ubuntu
Run the following commands in terminal to install the latest version of SMPlayer 17.10 on Ubuntu Systems, via PPA:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install smplayer smplayer-themes smplayer-skins
Once installed, start the SMPlayer from Ubuntu Dash or by running the following command in Terminal.