[xubuntu-users] .rm files (Real Media, I assume)

Mischa Falkenburg because_productions at myfairpoint.net
Fri Jul 31 22:53:36 BST 2009


Steve Dodier wrote:
> Hello Mischa,
>
> Actually, Amarok is a KDE music player, it will only play music, but 
> the good news is that some GTK players (that will look much better and 
> will use less memory) are also capable of reading the same files as 
> Amarok : Exaile, Rhythmbox and Banshee are a few of the most famous ones.
>
> If you need a media player that can be almost anything, you already 
> have Totem installed, just make sure to install the 
> "xubuntu-restricted" package that installs all the available codecs 
> (which we can't ship by default due to possible copyright issues).
>
> If you really need a media player that can play anything, try VLC. 
> There only are two kind of files it can't play : Old Quicktime files 
> and RealPlayer files. I fear your .rm file enters in the latter 
> category. The only advice I can give you is to avoid these kind of 
> files, as they can only be played with their respective players, which 
> are proprietary and somewhat controversial.
Hi Steve,

Playing music files I've had no problem...but these are video files. 
Will Exaile, Rhythmbox or Banshee be able to display/play video?

M.



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