"There are lots of different open source media player out there.
For me, VLC has always stood alone at the top of pile. Eight years
ago, I was part of the team that awarded VideoLAN (the people
behind VLC) with the 2004 Open Source Award (then managed by
In all the years since, I've always been impressed with- and
very satisfied using VLC as my everyday media player. Now with the
new 2.0 release, those who are like me, that love VLC will have
even more reasons to love it