Video players

ttoine ttoine at ttoine.net
Mon Jun 3 14:45:23 UTC 2013


Antoine THOMAS
Tél: 0663137906


2013/6/3 Hartmut Noack <zettberlin at linuxuse.de>

> Am 03.06.2013 13:22, schrieb edmund:
> > 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.
>
> What would that be? Cannot find any blobs in the source-download.
>

I agree. VLC is able to use third party libs, like libdvdcss if available,
or other codecs packages/libraries.


>
> > 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.
>
> Really? Never noticed that at least not for rates such as 48KHz or
> 32KHz. Anyway it plays anything the way it is played at anyones
> computer, so it can serve as something like a reference. To use uncommon
> samplerates I would use Software like MHWaveedit. Having uncommon
> samplerates in end-user formats like OGG or MP3 makes no sense anyway....
>
> HZN
>

I never had any problem with different sample rates, contrary to audacious
or other players.



>
> >
> > Edmund
> >
> >> 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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> >>>
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