Michal Pasternak michal at
Tue Oct 14 13:46:45 PDT 2003


I suppose, that we all like to watch movies in divx format - or share short
.avis or .mpegs among our friends. As I recall, I've seen many cases, that
Windows user was either unable to watch the movie I've sent/borrowed to
him/her or had many problems with installing correct codecs (or even finding

Did you have similar experiences? If the answer is "yes" - well, here's one
more point for "FreeBSD on desktop" advocates: users encounter less problems
with movies while running FreeBSD.

I know, that mplayer runs on variety of *nix operating systems, but - who
cares... we don't have to say that :) What do you think?

Michal Pasternak ::

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