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Old 01-10-2010, 12:18 PM   #1
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how to get quicktime player for linux?

I need command line for quicktime to run different tests for my streaming server. Is there any quicktime version available for linux? I am using fedora11- 64 bit.
Old 01-10-2010, 01:31 PM   #2
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I don't think there's an official Apple QuickTime for Linux. If you need a good console-based player, I recommend MPlayer. Most builds of it that I've encountered support all the same formats as QuickTime and more.
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MPlayer ftw!
Old 01-10-2010, 02:57 PM   #4
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If it's for streaming, I would recommend VLC, it's more capable than MPlayer when it come to reading or propagating a media stream. But MPlayer has a better built-in encoder and is more command line friendly. But VLC have a command line GUI (ncurse) that need to be enabled in the VLC config to be visible.


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