Audio player

Erik Harrison erikharrison at
Thu Feb 2 16:07:14 UTC 2006

On 2/2/06, Oblio <apa_chioara at> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-02-01 at 11:31 -0600, Alan wrote:
> > > Uses around 50mb of memory as compared to the
> > 150mb that Xfmedia uses
> That's huge, and most likely unrealistic. I believe
> that the whole of Xubuntu fits in 150MB :)
> As for audio player, my vote goes to BeepMediaPlayer -
> Winamp style - much more familiar than the Jukebox
> style.
> It's GTK2, not like XMMS which uses GTK1, GTK1 being
> unmantained for quite some years now...
> It has very nice plugins, is small enough, quite fast.
> Should be second after Xfmedia - which has only one
> advantage: it's an Xfce app.
> Just remember it's unofficial, so it's actualy in the
> same league with BeepMediaPlayer.

And it's not a skinned app, which I'm not fond of.

Xfmedia's goal has always been to be a nice simple media player in the
WinAmp style, without being skinned. And with the move from the old
Xfmusic to Xfmedia, it also wants to leverage preexisting media
libraries (like Xine) to get as complete a multimedia experience as

Once Xfmedia's plugin interface stabilizes I'll be very happy with it

> Regards,
> Oblio
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