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PPA Install ExMplayer Ubuntu

ExMplayer, the Mplayer GUI known as thumbnail seeking feature has just released version 3.8.0 with great new features and bug fixes.

According to the changelog, ExMplayer now supports Facebook sharing, Subtitle search, upload and download.

ExMplayer Facebook sharing

ExMplayer subtitle search

For details, see:

  • Added Facebook sharing( Listening to… Watching….)
  • Added subtitle Search (Thanks to
  • Added subtitle download and upload (Thanks to
  • Added support for multiple subtitle languages
  • Added update checking
  • Introduced mini mode
  • Fixed fontcache problem on 64 bit Windows
  • Fixed screen flickering (Seek view) on Windows8


The official PPA provides the latest build for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 10.04 and their derivatives.

To get started, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:exmplayer-dev/exmplayer 

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install exmplayer

If you don’t like adding PPAs, download the DEB package from the launchpad page.

ExMplayer Homepage

PPA Install ExMplayer Ubuntu

ExMplayer (Extended Mplayer) is a beautiful MPlayer GUI with powerful features, such as flow view, media cutter, audio converter / extractor and 3D videos.

It plays any files with out any codec,199 audio and 416 video built-in external codecs. So ExMplayer can play any media format. Supports network streaming and subtitles.

ExMplayer in Ubuntu 13.10

ExMplayer in Ubuntu 13.10

Under Tools menu, there are Audio Converter supports more than 10 different audio file format conversions, Audio Extractor supports high quality audio extraction without losing audio quality, and Media Cutter with media quality preserved.

ExMplayer audio converter extractor cutter

Since v3.0, ExMplayer can play 3D videos (Side by Side or Above-Below format).

Full list of ExMplayer Features:

  • 3D video playback support
  • Volume booster
  • Seekview
  • Audio extractor
  • Audio converter
  • Media cutter
  • 10 band audio equalizer
  • video equalizer
  • Winamp dsp plugins support
  • 8 Audio effect filters
  • 17 Video effect filters
  • Configurable keyboard shortcuts and mouse

Install ExMplayer:

So far, ExMplayer PPA only contains packages for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 10.04. But it works good in my Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy 64 bit.

To get started installing ExMplayer in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run command below to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:exmplayer-dev/exmplayer

Then go to Software & Updates (or Software Sources) -> Other Software tab. Find & edit the line which says “ xxxx main”, change the Distribution to precise

add ExMplayer PPA

Finally check for updates and install the player:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install exmplayer

You can download ExMplayer Debs from launchpad page if you don’t want to add the PPA.