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Linux Media Player Roundup - Part 2

Nov 07, 2007, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Lake)

"Welcome to part 2 of our Linux Media Player Roundup. Today we'll be covering a few more Linux Media Players and showing you each of them, and what makes them special. But first, I'd like to add a few clarifications from part 1. One of our readers was kind enough to point out an extra feature in Amarok that I was unaware of the first time I tested it. It has the ability to add 'pluggable' backend support for a variety of different multimedia engines, such as Xine, Gstreamer and more. I didn't find this the first time, or simply overlooked it, but I did find it the second time, which means that its issues with media playback should be solvable by simply changing the multimedia engine that it uses.

"The second comment was that I had mentioned about how BMPx would eventually rival Amarok, iTunes and more..."

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