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Old 12-04-2003, 02:12 PM   #1
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Playing Audio Files in Redhat 7.2


What kind of audio files can be played in Audio Player, the player that comes with the OS?
 
Old 12-04-2003, 02:57 PM   #2
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Usually the generic audio players play just cd's, etc. You should get xmms or mplayer to play just about any type of media you can think of.
 
Old 12-04-2003, 03:52 PM   #3
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Pretty much mplayer is for video files, but can play audio as well. If you are used to winamp(2.x versions) and don't want to forget the wonderful times, having xmms is pretty much identical in usage and looks. I have never had either mplayer or xmms not come standard in the distros I have used yet so they should be easy to install off of the distro's ISOs if needed. Also another good video player is Xine, which is pretty standardize by now. There really is no need to have both Xine and Mplayer installed at the same time since they do the same function, and they do it well. If I had to compair the two their really is no big difference in feel, it is basically comparing KDE to Gnome. They both have their specialized features but in the end they both are winners.

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