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Re: ARMHF - Mediaplayer software?

Hello from Vienna,

On Raspbian the application omxplayer will do the job from the command
line. This player is pre installed with Raspbian.
If you want to play MPEG-2 or VC1 video you need to buy codecs.

Peter Bauer

On Sat, 2013-04-06 at 20:17 +0200, Rüdiger Leibrandt wrote:
> Having heard a lot about the Raspberry Pi I got myself a pair.
> They're very nice things, but one thing drives me mad:
> They suck for Video playback.
> Having tried mplayer, vlc, XMMS and basically everything I get with
> apt-cache search video | grep player
> I am out of ideas.
> A static picture with stuttering sound is not exactly what I consider useful,
> especially not from such lowly formats as a VCD compliant MPEG1 or 
> a DVD compliant MPEG2 stream.
> Is there any player that makes proper use of the hardware?
> I read its capable of doing HD playback, but maybe it needs some very low 
> compressed video format for that?
> I'm using Raspian with armhf kernel, which I think should do the job better 
> than a softfloat armel kernel.
> Any help most warmly welcome!
> -- 
> Rüdiger Leibrandt

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