iTunes allows you to listen to music, create playlists, share music and burn CDs and get the latest Quicktime media player.
Some listed multimedia players can be used to download and share music files. Users of Louisiana State University technology services are expected to respect the rights of copyright owners and adhere to copyright laws. In addition to being a media player, some listed players have for-fee music download services to which you may subscribe. Louisiana State University strongly encourages use of these legal online services over illegal methods; however, any arrangement established with a music service is solely between the individual and the company. Louisiana State University bears no responsibility for any aspect of that relationship.
VLC (initially VideoLAN Client) 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.
For additional information, please refer to: VLC Media Player: LSU Overview
Linux Users: VLC Media Player can be downloaded on the VLC Media Player download page on the provider's website.