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
Linux has numerous video players and new users might be confused about what the best solutions for this kind of files are. We made a short list with five of the best pieces of software for the task at hand. The Linux platform doesn't have a shortage of video players, and sometimes it's difficult to choose the right application to do the job.
This is an overview of 20 movie players available for Linux. Except the popular ones like VLC or Totem, I also overviewed several TV applications and several movie players for the terminal, which use ASCII characters for visualization, which is a really interesting option.
Is there any video player for Windows and/or Android that shows you, in real-time, the video being scrolled by the "current position control"?
Most players, pause or keep normal video reproduction as we pick the current play position control and drag it from point A to point B in the video timeline. As an user we see a jump in frames from A to B.
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 ...