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View Poll Results: Video Multimedia Application of the Year
xine 304 31.12%
mplayer 487 49.85%
Totem 77 7.88%
acidrip 4 0.41%
Gstreamer 36 3.68%
Cinelerra 8 0.82%
VLC 52 5.32%
Ogle 9 0.92%
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Old 12-30-2004, 07:36 PM   #1
jeremy
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Video Multimedia Application of the Year


What is your favorite video related app?
 
Old 12-31-2004, 02:15 AM   #2
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xine+kaffeine=best option
 
Old 12-31-2004, 04:17 AM   #3
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mplayer
 
Old 12-31-2004, 04:34 AM   #4
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mplayer and xine for fallback
 
Old 12-31-2004, 08:26 AM   #5
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mplayer.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 10:00 AM   #6
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Voted for xine, but I also like kmplayer, and mplayer. For video editing, I use kino.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 12:09 PM   #7
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Cinelerra by far. Simply amazing product.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 01:35 PM   #8
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Thumbs up

Went with Totem for this. Nice frontend for xine and able to handle most of the clips I throw at it. VLC gets honorable mention but for some reason has a difficult time playing some quicktime & wmv clips I have.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 03:07 PM   #9
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I use mplayer as a backend in the audio server for internet streams and as a .ogm player for all this dual-audio anime... and every mov, avi, asf, etc plus DVDs. I'm a command-line freak nowadays. Which is good because mencoder slices through crap files and outperforms everything for tv grabbing that I've tried... 'mencoder tv://' is so much better than xawtv's 'streamer' app, and writes mpeg4 among others!
 
Old 12-31-2004, 10:25 PM   #10
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mplayer.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 10:58 PM   #11
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liking xine this year.
 
Old 01-01-2005, 05:34 AM   #12
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"mplayer" is great, i can use it on the console with (aalib).
 
Old 01-01-2005, 06:30 AM   #13
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mplayer for me . Ogle for DVD's though...
 
Old 01-01-2005, 06:55 AM   #14
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Mplayer is where it's at.
 
Old 01-01-2005, 11:14 AM   #15
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Why there isn't Real Player?
 
  


 


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