VLC media player - the cross-platform media player and streaming server
VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.
To Install VLC in Ubuntu just run these commands:
1. sudo apt-get update
2. sudo apt-get install vlc vlc-plugin-esd
Now you are ready with VLC player, to run it go to Applications—>Sound&Video—>VLC Media Player.