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Mon Jun 3 11:22:08 UTC 2013
On Mon, 3 Jun 2013 12:09:38 +0200
ttoine <ttoine at ttoine.net> wrote:
I am strongly agaist it.
VLC uses closed/hidden codecs not vailable for other programs and
therefore alone it should not be used at all.
In addtion to that it fucks up the sample rate on a regular basis if
one wants to use music with other then the standard sample rate.
> VLC is imho the best player we can find for Ubuntu Studio users. It
> can read everything from everywhere, on nearly all drivers (jack, and
> more included).
> If we should replace the default multimedia player for a serious one
> in Ubuntu Studio, I am for VLC.
> Antoine THOMAS
> Tél: 0663137906
> 2013/6/3 Len Ovens <len at ovenwerks.net>
> > On Sun, June 2, 2013 10:43 am, lukefromdc at hushmail.com wrote:
> > > One more thing about Xine: In a default install of Ubuntustudio,
> > > I was able to play H264/mp4 video in Xine without installing
> > > extra codecs, thanks to the ffmpeg version used.
> > >
> > > If there is a policy that gstreamer-ffmpeg can't be shipped by
> > > default
> > but
> > > the underlying ffmpeg can be, that's inconsistant. I know that
> > > sort of decision gets made upstream, but it creates a default
> > > install that can't do it's default job if enforced strictly, due
> > > to the nature of current
> > > cameras and audio recorders.
> > >
> > > A multimedia distro without codecs can't play most media
> > > distributed by windows users or commericial websites. Much more
> > > seriously, it also can't play ORIGINAL media produced by a
> > > majority of midrange video cameras and even audio recorders.
> > We have tried to ship with everything needed. So we added the
> > libav-extra set of packages. As far as I know We just hadn't
> > thought of the gs packages.
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