replacement for VLC: I dont want Qt

Loïc Martin loic.martin3 at
Sat Jan 17 20:41:44 UTC 2009

Mihamina Rakotomandimby (R12y) wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed the latest VLC is now using Qt.
> Great.
> Would you know another player that would support as much format out of 
> the box as him, but that could have a GTK front-end?
> A player packaged for Ubuntu would be great.
For times when VLC doesn't work well I've found SMPlayer (frontend to
MPlayer) a good alternative, especially for some 1080p content that VLC
chokes on on my computer (Q9550, 4Gb Ram so it's not the computer at
fault, maybe Ubuntu's version of VLC?).


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