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tomer-l1
8th February 2007, 01:18 PM
Hey,

I'd like to know what's the best movie player for Fedora.
Currently I'm using Xine, but as far as i know, it doesn't support playlist.
I"m looking for something similar to Windows Media Player, so any help will be appriciate.
:)

Seve
8th February 2007, 01:46 PM
Hello:
I am not sure there is a best ?
For starters, you may want to try
mplayer
http://www.mplayerhq.hu/design7/news.html
or
vlc
http://www.videolan.org/

Both are available via yum

Seve

tomer-l1
8th February 2007, 02:08 PM
I've tried them both.
Vlc does have the playlist option enable, but the sound keeps on faltering, no matter what i'm trying to do with it (alsa is configured to play 5.1 surround so i think this is the problem with the player)
mplayer is different, every single file i'm trying to open with mplayer is failing with no error, and the sound is problematic too.
currently xine and kaffeine are the only ones that can play video files with no problem.

leigh123linux
8th February 2007, 02:18 PM
http://www.fedorafaq.org/

reddazz
8th February 2007, 02:20 PM
Xine based players do support playlists. Have you tried the likes of Kaffine and Totem?

Thetargos
8th February 2007, 04:52 PM
Just a small FYI Xine (as in xine-ui) does support playlists, though its interface is a bit cryptic and not too functional. Totem-xine on the other hand (or gxine) work much better with playlists than "stnadard" Xine(UI) does. Ok, so apparently you use KDE (and the Kaffeine frontedn for Xine?), in such a case, you may want to use kxine or other if you don't want to use a GTK or TCL/TK based frontend.