Have some downtime and want to watch a movie or two on your Linux laptop? Linux has plenty of options when it comes to video players. In fact, there might be a few too many to choose from.more ...
on 02/23/2010 – Made popular on 02/23/2010
Doesn't matter the player.. tried SMPlayer and VLC. After opening numerous video files, the players only play audio. Video will play in Chromium and Firefox, just not in video players. I'd watch a bunch of trailers I downloaded, and after say 10 or so, just get audio. I must say I'm vexed. I'd even need a solution, just an idea of what is the issue.
Linux.com: "MPlayer is not your run-of-the mill video player. It's a multi-platform codec-chewing monster truck of a video player for the connoisseur of video players. It has options galore and has the flexibility to play almost anything under the sun."
The world of Linux applications continues to expand and improve, so check out Eric Geier's roundup of ten great Linux applications you might not have discovered yet: media players, Web page designer, video creation, run Linux on Windows, Windows apps on Linux, and more.more ...
When I play a video (H264 MPEG4 AVC 320x180) online (in Firefox or Chrome) it uses to consume up to 100% CPU, but if I download it (exactly the file played) and use VLC - it takes just 5% (6% at maximum). Why does this happen and what can I do to make on-line players more efficient?
Blu-ray, as the winner of short HD video format wars, is starting to become increasingly popular. Blu-ray players are cheaper than ever and widely available and there is plenty of content available, Hollywood blockbusters, TV shows and more. But for the ‘average Joe’ video maker, Blu-ray is still a pipe dream. Professional Blu-ray...
All video players are showing videos, local video files in many different formats (flv, webm, ogg, 3gp, mp4), in negative/inverted colors. The same videos are displayed ok by firefox with some exceptions.