Video Media Player Application of the Year
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: Video Media Player Application of the Year
01-11-2009, 04:52 AM
Registered: Nov 2006
Distribution: Ubuntu 11.04, Debian testing
Mplayer. I was a bit of a fan of smplayer, actually, but it seems that the latest version has re-introduced some bugs.
However, I have to admit that I have a handful of wmv files from a year of six ago and some recent HD stuff that simply will not play in mplayer - some will play only in xine, other ones only in vlc. So I'm obliged to keep all three
01-11-2009, 07:06 AM
Registered: Oct 2003
xine is still playing my DVDs. When I need something more then I will look again, probably to VLC.
01-11-2009, 12:17 PM
Registered: Apr 2007
Distribution: RHEL5 ,RHEL4,CENT OS5,FEDORA,UBUNTU
mplayer is the best,I also like vlc player,can anyone help me to play vlc player as root ???
01-11-2009, 11:11 PM
Registered: Nov 2000
Location: Third Stone from the Sun
Distribution: Debian Jessie, Mageia 5 & Funtoo Linux
I really like mplayer but I really really like how VLC handles all kinds of stuff for linux, macos and windoze...
01-12-2009, 09:13 AM
Registered: May 2005
Distribution: antiX using herbstluftwm, fluxbox, IceWM and jwm.
mplayer. light and reliable.
01-12-2009, 10:59 AM
Registered: Jun 2005
Location: The Pudding Isles
Distribution: Slackware 13.37
Mplayer SVN with SMPlayer frontend. beats even VLC hands down.
01-12-2009, 03:22 PM
Registered: Nov 2008
I used to use mplayer and vlc.
But ever since I switched to Slackware I use xine since it's preinstalled
01-13-2009, 11:27 AM
Registered: Nov 2003
I use vlc and mplayer
seems to be some real audio bugs in the latest jaunty nighties but vlc is good otherwise
01-14-2009, 10:06 AM
Registered: Oct 2006
Location: Seattle, Washington
Distribution: Gentoo, LinuxMint, Arch Linux
mplayer. i plays everything.
01-15-2009, 02:18 AM
Registered: Mar 2006
Location: South Africa
Distribution: Debian; DSL; Ubuntu
VLC is very powerful.
01-15-2009, 02:38 AM
Registered: May 2003
Just sometimes xine.
01-15-2009, 03:18 AM
Registered: Oct 2004
Location: New Zealand
Distribution: Arch Linux 2010.05
I like dragon player. Simple and is easy to switch subtitles/audio tracks in my videos.
01-15-2009, 04:12 AM
Registered: Aug 2007
Location: Bogotá, Colombia. South America
Distribution: ArchLinux / Source Mage GNU Linux (test branch) / openSUSE
Does somebody said something about MPlayer? It happens to be the only thing I do use for video: Watching, encoding, decoding, webcam, checking audio samples from MC, enjoying life, and what not..?
01-15-2009, 05:44 AM
Registered: Mar 2008
Location: Burton on Trent, UK
Distribution: Fedora / Centos
I find mplayer is a little unstable and vlc not very user friendly.
Use Xine because it does excatly what it says on the tin with a nice user friendly interface aand with the addtion of a few codecs I haven't yet found a piece of media it will not play.
01-15-2009, 09:14 AM
Registered: Dec 2008
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