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..."