Video Media Player Application of the Year
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: Video Media Player Application of the Year
01-02-2012, 07:02 AM
Registered: Feb 2005
Distribution: Xubuntu 12.04 LTS
Gnome-MPlayer is not in the list, so I'll vote for MPlayer
01-02-2012, 09:23 AM
Registered: Mar 2011
Location: Maryland, USA
Distribution: Xubuntu 14.04 - 64
I use VLC on all platforms.
01-02-2012, 10:47 PM
Registered: Jun 2007
Location: 1 AU from a G2V star
Distribution: PCLinuxOS LXDE
VLC mostly, or mplayer
01-03-2012, 09:05 AM
Registered: Aug 2007
Distribution: Deb, Mint, Slack, LFS, Fedora, Ubuntu(LXDE)
Kind of hard, VLC, Totem, Mplayer depending on specific content, each has it's sweet spots.
01-03-2012, 01:38 PM
Registered: Sep 2005
Location: Sri Lanka
Distribution: Fedora (workstations), CentOS (servers), Arch, Mint, Ubuntu, and a few more.
Pure, unadulterated mplayer.
If you need a GUI frontend, UMPlayer, gnome-mplayer or SMPlayer would do. With proper codecs (eg: gstreamer-ffmpeg) Totem also works for me.
Last edited by SkyEye; 01-03-2012 at
Reason: Add note about Totem
01-03-2012, 07:14 PM
Registered: Oct 2011
VLC or Kaffeine. My vote for VLC though...
01-03-2012, 10:40 PM
Registered: Mar 2010
Location: Oak Cliff, TX
VLC, for no hassle with codec installation.
01-04-2012, 09:16 AM
Registered: Sep 2011
Location: Boksburg, South Africa
Distribution: Linux Mint 17.1
VLC player rocks. It is the best out of all the Linux media players.
01-04-2012, 12:08 PM
Registered: Jul 2006
Distribution: CentOS, Salix
No Parole? It is the default for Xfce.
01-04-2012, 06:10 PM
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: On the Beaches of Super Sunny Southern San Clemente, California USA
Distribution: Slackware - duh!
VLC all the way... but...
Yup, VLC, but I also like and use:
mplayer (This just goes w/o saying doesn't it?)
01-05-2012, 11:33 AM
Registered: Apr 2011
Location: United States
VLC. Saves me headache. I already have enough to worry about as it stands let alone trying to figure out why I can't properly load a stream from my media server. It just works.
01-07-2012, 05:18 AM
Registered: Apr 2007
Distribution: RHEL5 ,RHEL4,CENT OS5,FEDORA,UBUNTU
no comparision with mplayer tui ..
01-07-2012, 08:56 AM
Registered: Jan 2009
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