VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player, which plays most of the multimedia files (MKV, AVI, MP4, etc.,). No codec packs needed to be installed, VLC is simple and powerfull multimedia player works on various Operating System Linux, Mac and Windows.
To Install VLC on Fedora 20 / 19 / 18 / 17 / 16 / 15
First install the rpmfusion free and non-free release noarch.rpm in your system. To install run the following command in terminal and type the password for the root, when prompted.
su -c 'yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm'
Then run the following command in terminal and type the password for the user, when prompted.
sudo yum install vlc
Thats it. This method works on fedora 11 and above. Enjoy watching movies on vlc!!!!