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Old 10-06-2003, 04:02 PM   #1
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Linux Media Player

This question has been asked 100's of times and indeed I think I have even asked this question here but...

I'm looking for the best (if possible) media player for Linux, I have tried a few different ones, some were usable, some were not, but none of what I tried were on a par with Windows Media Player.

I'm basically looking for a player that can cope with most video formats.

If you guys/gals could post your preferances here, then I'd be very greatfull.
Old 10-06-2003, 04:14 PM   #2
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the best one IS no questions asked... Xine is ok, but nothing on mplayer... everything else isn't really worth bothering with.
Old 10-06-2003, 04:22 PM   #3
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i agree, Mplayer rocks
Old 10-06-2003, 04:23 PM   #4
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Yeah. mplayer blows everything out of the water - including all Windows media players.

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Old 10-06-2003, 06:54 PM   #6
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I've had great success with both Xine and Mplayer.

WMP is making me tear my hair out with all the trouble it's giving me over audio codecs.


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