Launched first in 1995 RealPlayer is a high-quality multimedia player for both videos and audios. It was one of the few software that could play stream videos online directly from the internet back then. It has a couple of great features that make it fit in with the current media lifestyle.
When it comes to playing both the videos and audios, it can play a wide range of formats. Among them include MPEG, WMV, MP4, AVI, MP3, FLV, you name it. The software also has some editing tools as you can trim a video and save the part you want. Furthermore, you can even convert a media from one format to the other as it suits you best. It even allows you to download videos from sites such as Youtube
RealPlayer allows you to burn music on a CD giving them a 2 seconds split for a perfect flow. Other than Windows operating system the software is also compatible with Windows Mobile, Unix, Palm OS, and Linux.