Xenorate Media Player Overview


Xenorate Media Player is a highly comfortable multimedia player allowing you to play any kind of media file (DVD, VCD/SVCD, Video/Audio files, Livestreams, ...)


It comes with an integrated audio system, which plays a lot of formats out-of-the-box (MP3, OGG, FLAC, MPC, M4A, AAC, AC3, WAV, ...) For a detailed overview -> See "Features > Audio System".


Xenorate has a powerful video engine that uses directshow for playing video content, including support for internal and external subtitles and multiple audio streams. For a detailed overview -> See "Features > Video System".



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Can´t believe Xenorate is still being used!!!

2015-07-07 19:38 by Torsten Späte

Even after 5 years after i stopped this project - "Xenorate Media Player" still gets awards which are really awesome!!!

So i assume xenorate is still being used by you guys!

So really thanks to all supporters - i really appreciate it!

Thanks GIGA for this great award and thanks to all other download-sites which lists xenorate ;-)

Xenorate - 5 stars @ GIGA


PS: Right now playing some awesome music with my xenorate player - running perfectly fine on windows 8.1 pro!

Xenorate 2.8 final release is out

2011-08-27 16:44 by Torsten Späte

I am proud to present you the new "Xenorate Media Player" release.

This version contains important bugfixes and improvements for a better multimedia experience:

- Added new built-in audio formats

- Added general stream selection support for source/splitter filters
- Improved Explorer Integration
- Improved Codec Detection
- Improved Media Detection
- Support for Enhanced Video Renderer
- Changed user folder location to My Documents\Xenorate
- Fixed critical crashes in Playlist Handling


This is the last release - as of today, this project will be discontinued.
You can use it as long as you want to, but there will be no support anymore.

Xenorate 2.7 release is out

2010-07-25 12:00 by Torsten Späte

We are proud to present you the new Xenorate media player 2.7 release.


This release have full support for windows vista and windows 7, including user account control elevation prompt and support for current video and audio renderers.


It is faster and provides a higher stability than any Xenorate version before.


You can download the full installation package in the download area.

Working on a new release

2010-04-26 07:56 by Torsten Späte

I am currently working on a new release for "Xenorate Media Player" which brings real

UAC Elevation (User account control) support for the following administrative tasks:


- Filetype registration

- Contextmenu registration

- Set xenorate as default media player registration


Also it includes a lot of important bugfixes which are listed on the page on the tracker portal for 2.6.2 roadmap.

Stay tuned,

Torsten Sailer

Bugfix release out

2009-09-05 11:33 by Torsten Späte

There is a buffer overflow exploit in the parsing code in our playlist loader (XPL) for version


We made a bugfix release (version 2.6.1) for this problem, the release can be found in our "Download" area or can be patched by using "Xenorate LiveUpdate".