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Soda Player

Soda Player

  -  81.82 MB  -  Freeware
  • Latest Version

    Soda Player 1.4.2 LATEST

  • Review by

    Sophia Jones

  • Operating System

    Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 11

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  • Author / Product

    Freedom Island Privacy Inc. / External Link

  • Filename

    SodaPlayerSetup 1.4.2.exe

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Soda Player enables you to easily stream torrent videos and movies minus the download requirement - simple, fast video streaming. With this video player, you have the option to quickly play magnet links and torrent files without wasting time, simply drag n' drop a file and then go or quickly open a torrent or video file (software for Windows PC).

Soda Player Screenshot 1

Soda Player for PC is a versatile media player designed to streamline the process of watching videos, movies, and TV shows from various sources. It distinguishes itself by offering support for a wide range of video formats, including both local files and online streams. Whether you're playing a file stored on your computer or streaming content from popular platforms like BitTorrent and AceStream, the program aims to provide a seamless viewing experience.

It includes support for all formats and codecs, DHT, PEX, UDP trackers as well as other key BitTorrent technologies in an effort to ensure fast and seamless delivery of your selected media. It will automatically pull subtitles in your language from and supports subtitles embedded within MKV and BitTorrent files.


Play BitTorrent videos instantly
Open and play magnet links and torrent files instantly. Supports DHT, PEX, UDP trackers and all other key BitTorrent technologies to give you maximum speed. Protect your privacy, punch through network blocks and bypass ISP throttling with its integrated blazing fast SOCKS5 proxy.

Integrated blazing fast SOCKS5 proxy
Protect your privacy by hiding your IP from other peers and agents on the BitTorrent network. Bypass throttling from your Internet provider and get the maximum speed for BitTorrent traffic. Punch through network blocks that forbid BitTorrent traffic (universities, hotels, workplaces, ...). Blazing fast SOCKS5 proxy servers that are optimized for BitTorrent traffic. No setup required, the app comes with the SOCKS5 proxy client already integrated and working.

Watch on your Chromecast and Apple TV
Support all Apple TVs, all Chromecast and all devices with Chromecast built-in (Android TV, modern TVs, etc.). The smart TV engine will pass-through the video and/or audio tracks without transcoding when the codec is supported by your device. Hardware encoding on both Windows and Mac (used only when transcoding is absolutely required). Support for 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound. Support for 1080p and up to 4K videos with compatible devices (Chromecast Ultra, NVIDIA SHIELD, etc.). Support for subtitles (most subtitles will not require transcoding the video).

Automatically get matching subtitles in your language
The advanced matching algorithm that automatically get subtitles in your language from, the largest subtitles database in the world. Support for subtitles embedded inside MKV files subtitles inside BitTorrent files and subtitles in the same folder or subfolders for local files. Support for all the common subtitles formats.

Support for all formats and codecs
Support for all the common formats and video/audio codecs, including HEVC/H.265, AC-3, DTS, WebM, etc. Hardware decoding for H.264 and HEVC/H.265.

  • Wide format support: It can handle a diverse array of video formats, ensuring compatibility with most media files.
  • Streaming support: Users can stream content directly from torrent files and magnet links without the need for downloading, thanks to built-in support for BitTorrent and AceStream protocols.
  • Subtitle integration: Easily add subtitles to your videos with support for various subtitle file formats.
  • Chromecast support: Stream videos to your Chromecast-enabled devices for a larger viewing experience.
  • Cross-platform compatibility: The program is available for Windows and macOS, allowing users to enjoy their favorite media content across different devices seamlessly.
User Interface

It features a user-friendly interface with intuitive controls for playback, volume adjustment, and subtitle management. The interface is clean and uncluttered, making it easy for users to navigate and access the desired features.

Installation and Setup

Installing this video software is a straightforward process. Users can download the software from the official website or FileHorse, depending on their operating system. The installation wizard guides users through the setup process, requiring only a few clicks to complete.

How to Use
  • Download and install the app on your computer.
  • Launch the application and open the desired video file or stream.
  • Use the playback controls to play, pause, or seek through the video.
  • To stream content from torrent files or magnet links, simply paste the link into the designated area and click play.
  • Customize your viewing experience by adjusting settings such as subtitles, audio tracks, and video quality.

Is Soda Player for PC free to use?
Yes, Soda Player is available for free with basic features. However, there is also a premium version available with additional functionalities.

Does Soda Player support 4K video playback?
Yes, it supports playback of 4K videos, providing users with high-definition viewing experiences.

Is Soda Player available for mobile devices?
Currently, the program is only available for desktop platforms, including Windows and macOS. There is no mobile version of the app.

Does Soda Player have any built-in codecs?
Yes, it comes with built-in codecs to ensure compatibility with various video formats without the need for additional installations.


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System Requirements
  • Operating System: Windows 11, 10, 8 or 7
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 or later
  • RAM: 512 MB or higher
  • Disk Space: 100 MB of free space
  • Wide format support
  • Seamless streaming from torrent files
  • User-friendly interface
  • Chromecast support
  • Cross-platform compatibility
  • This application has been discontinued
  • Lack of mobile support
  • Limited customization options compared to some competitors
Also Available: Download Soda Player for Mac

  • Soda Player 1.4.2 Screenshots

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    Soda Player 1.4.2 Screenshot 1
  • Soda Player 1.4.2 Screenshot 2

What's new in this version:

Soda Player 1.4.2
- Bugfixes & dependencies updates

Soda Player 1.4.1
- [Acestream] Performance improvements, re-buffering should happen less often
- Fix the auto subtitles finder not working with torrent videos (sorry about that)

Soda Player 1.4.0
- [Acestream] Performance improvements, re-buffering should happen less often
- Fix the auto subtitles finder not working with torrent videos (sorry about that :/)

Soda Player 1.3.9
- Acestream bugfixes
- A few minor dependencies updates

Soda Player 1.3.8
- Reverse automatic subtitles finder previous version workaround ( fixed the regression on their side)

Soda Player 1.3.7
- Fix the automatic subtitles finder not finding any subtitles ( API regression)
- Minor bugfixes

Soda Player 1.3.6
- Acestreams should start playing a little bit sooner
- Minor bugfixes and improvements

Soda Player 1.3.5
- [Windows/AirPlay] Fix major regression where some videos wouldn't AirPlay (and nothing would AirPlay when using subtitles)
- [Acestream/Chromecast] Pass-thru video instead of re-encoding (keep original video quality and decrease CPU usage)
- [Mac/Acestream] Fix the need to restart the operating system after opening an acestream link (tentative fix)
- [Chromecast] Fix bug when trying to cast video with a DTS audio track
- [Chromecast] .ts videos should cast again

Soda Player 1.3.4
- Update of some dependencies
- Minor bugfixes

Soda Player 1.3.3
- Improve BitTorrent integration (playback should start faster)
- [Chromecast] Tentative fix for videos with a DTS audio track not casting
- Minor bugfixes

Soda Player 1.3.2
- Minor bugfixes

Soda Player 1.3.1
- Fix crash when installing for some users

Soda Player 1.3.0
- [IMPORTANT] The BitTorrent embedded SOCKS5 proxy is now disabled by default, you can enable it by clicking on the shield icon in the bottom-right corner of the player
- [Chromecast] Fix weird display bug when casting some acestreams
- Support for HDR playback
- Major update of key dependencies – please report any new issue you may encounter

Soda Player 1.2.3
- You can now enable/disable the embedded SOCKS5 proxy for BitTorrent (click on the shield icon in the bottom right corner of the app)
- M3U8 support (including Chromecast/AirPlay)
- RTMP support (including Chromecast/AirPlay)
- Fix minor subtitles bug (mostly affecting very recent episodes)

Soda Player 1.2.2
- You can now enable/disable the embedded SOCKS5 proxy for BitTorrent (click on the shield icon in the bottom right corner of the app)
- M3U8 support (including Chromecast/AirPlay)
- RTMP support (including Chromecast/AirPlay)
- Fix minor subtitles bug (mostly affecting very recent episodes)

Soda Player 1.2.1
- Fix Chromecast/AirPlay not working with the 1.2.0 release
- [Windows] Fix web links not working with the 1.2.0 release

Soda Player 1.1.4
- [macOS] Fix critical bug on OS X 10.11 and lower (some torrents and all acestreams were not playing)
- [Chromecast] Detect device disconnect
- [Chromecast] Improve VIZIO and Sony BRAVIA 4K TVs discovery