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Old 06-21-2005, 04:43 PM   #1
Frederik Valeur
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Playing .m4a's in suse 9.3

I have just installed suse 9.3 on my laptop, and it works really well compared to the other distros i've tryed, i'm thinking that i wont be needing win on my laptop at all.
There is one thing that i am missing though, i have a bunch of .m4a music files that i would like to be able to play, and i can through real player. But since real player is really a video player i can only play them one at a time, and there is no library. Is there a music player that will play .m4a's out of the box? Or is there a plug in for xmms or amarok i can use?
I am new to linux, so please be as discriptive as you possibly can, thank you
Old 06-22-2005, 08:54 AM   #2
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You could convert them to mp3 or ogg format. A quick search turned up this thread
Old 04-25-2006, 10:48 PM   #3
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I get so sick of seeing replies like "uhh you could covert this to ogg or mp3 blahblah. THATS NOT WHAT HE ASKED. Why would he want to degrade the quality of his audio by transcoding it when he could instead find a solution to the problem with software or codecs. Anyhow, the easiest solution would be to purchase crossover office and use itunes or configure wine to work with itunes. Wine can also run winamp and foobar I think. But I am sure there are some native aac codecs out there for linux.
Old 04-26-2006, 03:31 AM   #4
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vlc will play .m4a files


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