Video Players

VMs do not have GPU or h/w acceleration for videos. Also note that RDP uses some compression.

Your requirements may vary. It is recommended you test your specific use case first.

Below are listed two video players that were tested with a downloaded copy of the video on the right. Windows Classic Media Player seems to perform worse.

Rarely a framedrop either player

  • VM: 4 cores, 16GB

  • Monitor: 2K

  • Play-back: 1/2 size

  • Audio quality: good

QuickTime very slight stutter, DivX worse

  • VM: 2 cores, 4GB

  • Monitor: 2K

  • Play-back: 1/2 size

  • Audio quality: good

Instructions

  1. Download the offline installer

  2. Upload to your Workspace

  3. Install

Instructions

  1. Download QuickTime

  2. Upload to your Workspace

  3. Install