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View Poll Results: Video Media Player Application of the Year
Dragon Player 4 1.02%
DVD-Player (XBMC) 2 0.51%
FFplay 0 0%
kaffeine 4 1.02%
Miro 1 0.25%
mplayer 68 17.30%
mplayer2 12 3.05%
mpv 28 7.12%
Parole 3 0.76%
Totem 7 1.78%
VLC 260 66.16%
xine 4 1.02%
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Old 12-30-2015, 06:09 PM   #1
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Video Media Player Application of the Year


What do you use to watch video?

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Old 12-30-2015, 06:37 PM   #2
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MPV
 
Old 12-30-2015, 06:56 PM   #3
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mpv.
 
Old 12-31-2015, 05:43 AM   #4
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mpv!!! can we close this poll now?
 
Old 12-31-2015, 08:17 AM   #5
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VLC is always my go-to regardless of whatever platform I'm on. I'll have to check out mpv.
 
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Old 12-31-2015, 11:31 AM   #6
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VLC -- plays anythoing I throw at it and can be controlled from another machine via a web interface.
 
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Old 01-01-2016, 12:08 AM   #7
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mpv. I keep vlc around just in case I get some oddball file that won't open in anything else, but generally I use smplayer frontend for mpv for everything, with Kodi for watching movies.

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Old 01-01-2016, 10:32 AM   #8
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SMPlayer?
 
Old 01-01-2016, 10:48 AM   #9
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SMPlayer?
Probably not there because it's not truly a video application, just a gui frontend for mplayer/mplayer2/mpv.
 
Old 01-01-2016, 11:15 AM   #10
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Probably not there because it's not truly a video application, just a gui frontend for mplayer/mplayer2/mpv.
Doesn't Kaffeine fall into that category?
 
Old 01-01-2016, 11:46 AM   #11
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Doesn't Kaffeine fall into that category?
Not sure, I just looked at the wikipedia article for kaffeine and it reads as if kaffeine is actually it's own player that's able to use other engines for proprietary formats that it doesn't support. But not sure, haven't really used it in a very long time.

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Old 01-03-2016, 04:22 PM   #12
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Have been using VLC happily until recently, but mplayer is winning me over quickly.
 
Old 01-04-2016, 05:16 AM   #13
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OpenSUSE really messed up VLC with Leap, so i've switched to SMPlayer. Seems to do the job, so i voted for Mplayer this year.
 
Old 01-04-2016, 11:23 AM   #14
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VLC okay!

Regards.
 
Old 01-05-2016, 04:04 PM   #15
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I still use mplayer (using smplayer as a frontend), mainly because I'm familiar with it, and I don't even need to worry about building it anymore since it is now included with Slackware, but I really should probably start looking into mpv...

Those of you using smplayer with mpv, have you noticed any issues? Last I checked, the dev stated that mpv support was still early and things might be broken.
 
  


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