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View Poll Results: Video Media Player Application of the Year
Dragon Player 8 1.44%
FFplay 0 0%
kaffeine 9 1.62%
Miro 2 0.36%
mplayer 140 25.13%
Parole 4 0.72%
Totem 13 2.33%
VLC 362 64.99%
xine 9 1.62%
mplayer2 10 1.80%
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Old 12-17-2012, 07:49 PM   #1
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Video Media Player Application of the Year


What do you use to watch video?

--jeremy
 
Old 12-17-2012, 07:58 PM   #2
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Hi:

I use VLC for all the videos and movies I watch.
 
Old 12-17-2012, 08:24 PM   #3
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VLC hands down, it plays everythign I ask it to while other players don't.
 
Old 12-17-2012, 10:49 PM   #4
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VLC hands down, it plays everythign I ask it to while other players don't.
You should try mplayer .
 
Old 12-18-2012, 02:45 AM   #5
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VLC thanks to Laurent Aimar and his friends. mplayer try's but needs hundreds of dependecies to eventually play an mp3 at install.
 
Old 12-18-2012, 03:05 AM   #6
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Still mplayer.
 
Old 12-18-2012, 03:07 AM   #7
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VLC beats all of the others, Dragonplayer is the best of the rest but a long way behind
 
Old 12-18-2012, 07:00 AM   #8
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still mplayer me too
 
Old 12-18-2012, 07:03 AM   #9
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I don't really watch videos on my PC but I use mplayer/ffmpeg to rip ( legal ) videos to disk so I can watch them on my TV.

I own legal copies of ALL my videos. DON'T PIRATE!
 
Old 12-18-2012, 07:08 AM   #10
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Arrow mplayer - but I voted for miro this year instead of vlc...

mplayer FTW!

But I voted for miro coz it's pretty freakin' kewl (even though it's kind of a biotch to install on new slack systems right now w/sbopkg queues coz some of the source for the deps has moved around a bit).

But the best go to that you just know is gonna work every time is still VLC - Which is use almost as much as mplayer... maybe a bit more.

:hatsoff:

.
 
Old 12-18-2012, 07:44 AM   #11
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mplayer here too.
 
Old 12-18-2012, 09:39 AM   #12
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VLC Rules
 
Old 12-18-2012, 08:25 PM   #13
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VLC hands down. It does/plays everything I want.
 
Old 12-19-2012, 08:04 PM   #14
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If you have mplayer, mencoder, ffmpeg and know how to use them, you don't have any need for anything else.
 
Old 12-19-2012, 10:53 PM   #15
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