[svlug] windows media player for linux?

Gareth J. Greenaway gareth at wiked.org
Thu Mar 8 12:42:01 PST 2001


There are two apps out there that play Windows AVI and .ASF files
really well, they are xtheater and xine.  xine is also capable of
playing DVDs, even the encrypted ones.


					Gareth J. Greenaway
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On Thu, Mar 08, 2001 at 12:23:34PM +0000, Morten S. Nielsen wrote:
> On 07-03-2001 at 21:32, mike rushford wrote:
> > Hi;
> > 
> > Does anyone know if there is a windows media player for linux?
> > I did not find one listed at the following link;
> > http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/en/download/default.asp?Finish
> > 
> > Thanks
> >
> 
> If you want to play windows avi files on linux I can recommend 
> LAMP http://pauillac.inria.fr/lamp/ as a starting point. There's 
> a link for the different codecs on a Russian site which works with
> LAMP. 
> 
> LAMP is buggy and has not much of a UI but works well enough to see
> the video.
> 
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