[PLUG] flv player
khadgaray at gmail.com
Fri Apr 13 01:20:37 PDT 2007
On Fri, 2007-04-13 at 13:09 +0530, Nishit Dave wrote:
> On 4/12/07, Pranav Peshwe <pranavpeshwe at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Agree with Kaustubh,use mplayer.
> > Get mplayer, get the essential codec pack,uncompress and put it into
> > /usr/lib/win32/ or other appropriate place and play all kinds of media
> > :)
> > A slightly different approach would be to use something like
> > zamzar.com and get the file(s) transcoded... or do it yourself using
> > mencoder :)>-
> I believe it is rather unethical to use Windows dlls in this manner.
> Especially if you have embraced Linux as a matter of principle, not price.
> Further, doing so removes the incentive for people trying to reverse
> engineer proprietary codecs, and finally harms the open standards / source
> I have used vlc quite often for playing flv files, and it works
mplayer does not need win32 codecs to play flv file.
user is probably talking about obscure formats such as vmware video .
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