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Old 07-18-2003, 01:12 AM   #1
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Video Player


I need a video player for Redhat9.0 and a DVD Player.

Im using GNOME GUI.

Thanks,
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Old 07-18-2003, 01:18 AM   #2
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mplayer
 
Old 07-18-2003, 07:50 AM   #3
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best videoplayer in my opinion

If you want to get the best, get vlc (videolan client)

I play divx / vcd on it and it performed better than anything else I have ever seen (on windows and on linux), handles every possible codec without distortion or problems.

http://www.videolan.org/

The only problem that bugs me so far (since nothing can be perfect, right?) is the there is this strange sound problem: The sound has like a background noise (low big digital static).
If anybody of you gurus and connisseurs of VLC (videolan client) is reading this: Am I the only one that noticed this? It's real ugly and amazing, because this software is so awesome in all other aspects and this is such a silly little bug.

Anyway, as said before, I never tried if it can play DVDs, but it shows that it can.
 
Old 07-18-2003, 08:07 AM   #4
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it performed better than anything else I have ever seen
you've not used mplayer then....

http://mplayerhq.hu
 
Old 07-18-2003, 08:14 AM   #5
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gotta check it out

I am hardly new to video players on several OS.

Although I have not used mplayer yet, I have seen/used ANY conceivable videoplayer on windows / mac / amiga (in which windows, well nasty for us all to admit it, is more of a multimedia authority than linux, unfortunately.)

I will take a look at mplayer, always ready to learn and see something better.
 
Old 10-13-2003, 11:25 PM   #6
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Re: gotta check it out

i'm really new to linux too, but mplayer was waaaaaaaaaaaay to much of a hassle to install with its dependencies. videolan works ok for me... although it does funny things with divx movies... strange and funny things

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I am hardly new to video players on several OS.

Although I have not used mplayer yet, I have seen/used ANY conceivable videoplayer on windows / mac / amiga (in which windows, well nasty for us all to admit it, is more of a multimedia authority than linux, unfortunately.)

I will take a look at mplayer, always ready to learn and see something better.
 
Old 10-14-2003, 12:23 AM   #7
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VLC is awesome. I don't think I've ever heard the noise you're talking about but then again, I don't think I've turned it up too loud either.

Mplayer was more difficult to setup and I've always had to adjust the audio/video manually ("+" and "-") to get it in sync.

However, Mplayer works great on my new Sharp Zaurus and VLC I couldn't get to install....so go figure. Try em both and pick whichever works for you.
 
Old 10-14-2003, 03:37 AM   #8
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mplayer is the best
mplayer is never difficult to set up, it has one of the smooth configures.
you could also try xine
 
Old 10-14-2003, 06:23 AM   #9
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mplayer and xine are, imho, the best two out there. I prefer mplayer, which, as long as you're vaguely competent at using a shell, is fine [I think you can get a gui as well]
 
  


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