Re: Play VCD on computer
--- dman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 10, 2002 at 03:37:38PM +1100, Steve Kieu
> | > >
> | > > Yep -- xine. Works great thought the picture
> is a
> | > bit small, but
> | > > don't use esd for sound (very choppy when I
> | > it). (I should also
> | > > mention that I only tried it once on one vcd)
> | >
> | > I use mplayer. Very sweet xv accelerated
> | > output.
> Interestingly enough, an apt-cache search for vcd
> only shows xine.
> | I had no luck with xine the latest version. Ealier
> | version got problem too, only play the first track
> | jump to the end in one vcd, I suspect the quality
> | the disk, but mplayer plays just fine.
> | I think, xine has a long way to go.
> I only played the beginning of one show. It was
> more of a
> demo/experiment than anything else. A co-worker had
> a vcd with
> something on it, but no vcd player on his win2k
> machine. I did an
> apt-cache search, install, and voila, there was the
> movie playing
> (rather) nicely :-).
I'm running Woody with kernel 2.4.9 on my desktop,
with a Matrox video card. I changed my sources.list to
unstable and did a apt-get install xine-ui. Works
great using the Xv video driver and the oss audio
driver. I have watched a few .avi movies with it and
full screen is clear as a picture.
Just my two cents worth.
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