mplayer vs xine
stormspotter at 6Texans.net
Fri Feb 4 14:20:36 PST 2005
On Fri, 4 Feb 2005 23:08:02 +0100
Gert Cuykens <gert.cuykens at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Feb 2005 15:44:04 -0600, Jacob S <stormspotter at 6texans.net>
> > On Fri, 4 Feb 2005 22:32:06 +0100
> > Gert Cuykens <gert.cuykens at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > So who do you like the most and why ?
> > I like mplayer for cli stuff and xine for gui. Mainly because the
> > cli stuff I do is downloading and converting streams from wma/rm to
> > wav/ogg/mp3, etc. and I use the gui for watching videos and such.
> > Xine won't do the stream conversion that mplayer can, from what I
> > have seen. And I prefer the layout of the controls on Xine better
> > than Mplayer.
> Is there not a mplayer fork for a better gui ?
Sorry, I think you misunderstood me. Mplayer already has a nice gui, I
just prefer the layout of xine better. But you don't have to take my
word for it - install both of them and see how you like them.
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