"VideoLAN's VLC is a cross-platform media player with a simple
interface that doesn't require a degree in rocket science to
operate. That doesn't mean, however, that VLC is a simplistic
application: it has a few tricks up its sleeve that can
significantly extend its functionality and enhance your user
experience. Here are a couple of VLC's nifty features you might
want to try.
"Like any player software worth its salt, VLC supports skins, so
you can easily customize its appearance by installing additional
skin packages. VLC's official Web site offers a few ready-made
skins, but if none of them tickle your fancy, you'll be pleased to
know that VLC also supports Winamp2 and XMMS skins..."