Best Media Player for Large AVI type Media files


#1

Can any body suggest me Which Media Players are best for AVI types of Files


#2

Media Player Classic.

VLC.


#3

I second Asad's post.. Both of them are low on resources and work like a charm


#4

i second vlc to


#5

VLC - http://www.videolan.org/vlc/


#6

anyone used KMPlayer? Korean Media Player..


#7

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anyone used KMPlayer? Korean Media Player…
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isnt KMplayer a mod for Mplayer which makes it look like Kaffenine?


#8

i'd suggest PowerDVD deluxe ..get 7.3 or 8th version. its d best imho


#9

VLC


#10

Nothing comes close, VLC, by far.


#11

smplayer:

http://smplayer.sourceforge.net/


#12

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isnt KMplayer a mod for Mplayer which makes it look like Kaffenine?

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Kaffenine? nope. its not a mod.


#13

kaffenine is a media player for linux


#14

its kaffeine not kaffenine.... and very good media player in linux rather the best one to deal with DVB-T/C cards.


#15

Stick with VLC. It supports the highest number of file formats out there, plus its probably the lightest media player. Thats an unbeatable combination!


#16

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Stick with VLC. It supports the highest number of file formats out there, plus its probably the lightest media player. Thats an unbeatable combination!
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what do you mean by “the lightest”? you mean it eats up less hardware resources? If so, I may not agree,

I ran both VLC and SMplayer on my vista, without playing any file,

– vlc consumed 15,072K of memory, cpu usage 0%

–SMplayer consumed 10,676K of memory, cpu usage 0%

playing the avi file (road to guantanamo movie,size around 700mb), resource utilization was as follow:

– vlc consumed 60,924K of memory, CPU utilization was between 5-12%

– SMplayer consumed 15,092K of memory, CPU utilization was 0%

I suggest you to do the tests yourself.

As far as the support of file formats is concerned, I never had a need to install extra codecs for smplayer.

The versions used in the test are

– vlc --> 0.8.6e

– SMplayer --> 0.6.0 rc3 (svnr1000)


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#18

I ain't running mandriva, however i m running fedora 8 with gnome 2.20, i'll be testing smplayer(front end to mplayer) and vlc, there is no point to put kaffeine in these tests as kaffeine is not a cross platform app., it'slinux specific and most of the users here will be using windows (I assume :) ).

Let me restart my system and run the tests.... :)

stay tuned.... ;)


#19

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I ain’t running mandriva, however i m running fedora 8 with gnome 2.20, i’ll be testing smplayer(front end to mplayer) and vlc, there is no point to put kaffeine in these tests as kaffeine is not a cross platform app., it’slinux specific and most of the users here will be using windows (I assume :) ).

Let me restart my system and run the tests… :)

stay tuned… ;)

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i just used kaffeine coz it was one of the players i had and also to show how effecient VLC really is


#20

i only use vlc for subtitles... yes it is resource hungry for sure.