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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2012. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 4th.


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 01-03-2013, 02:24 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by jeremy View Post
At this time we do not plan on adding any of the mplayer front end/GUI options to the category, although I'm open to discussion on why we should.

SMplayer's front-end design and code (I like qt apps) are why I use it. I never found other Mplayer options like KMplayer very appealing and would most likely go with something quite different. I understand your point though so I guess I'll just vote for Mplayer.

Thanks for replying.
Old 01-08-2013, 10:34 AM   #32
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I use VLC for short clips. But for movies/youtube i recently started using XBMC - it is the only Linux player that has REAL HW decoding (the real Xvba, not VAAPI) for AMD cards/APUs.
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mplayer rules ...
Old 01-14-2013, 01:55 PM   #34
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mplayer with the smplayer frontend is an instant install on all my systems.
Old 01-15-2013, 02:00 AM   #35
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VLC is clearly head and shoulders above the rest in this category. However, MPLayer has always been a favorite of mine and I could easily get by with MPlayer as my only audio and video player.
Old 01-15-2013, 12:00 PM   #36
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Should there be a separate mplayer and mplayer2? Or are they close enough that this poll is considering them the same thing?
Old 01-15-2013, 12:11 PM   #37
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mplayer2 has been added.

Old 01-15-2013, 04:08 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by pavlov_v View Post
Well, how to vote for my favorite XBMC. It's more than just a player.
Agreed, I watch all my movies with XBMC, nothing else compares! But to just watch a 30 video clip on my desktop/laptop it's always vlc.
Old 01-16-2013, 08:03 PM   #39
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VLC media player
Old 01-31-2013, 07:49 PM   #40
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Still use player the most.
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:20 AM   #42
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what, no xfmedia ?
Old 02-01-2013, 08:15 AM   #43
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Originally Posted by Keith Hedger View Post
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!
Always great see Spike Milligan!
Old 02-01-2013, 09:49 AM   #44
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For me, VLC is the only media player.
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Mplayer works best for me!


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