Re: Media players in Debian (was: new mplayer)
> Mplayer comes with his friend mencoder. I doubt that koffeine,
> totem, xine, vlc have something to offer in that regard.
Yes, I believe you are right there. I suspect ffmpeg is the closest
"replacement" for mencoder, thought the feature set is different. :)
> And if I can't play something with vlc I'm almost sure it's playable with
> mplayer + w32codecs.
I've experienced both, movies playable with vlc and not mplayer, and
the other way around. And vlc will use the w32codecs as well, so
there is not much difference there.
> Yes, I know there won't be w32codecs package in Debian, but even
> mplayer would be great addition.
I agree, but understand and accept that the license issues need to be
checked before it is accepted into debian.