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Media player-- Non-windows

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hi, i was wondering if anyone could give suggestions for a good free video media player that isn't windows media. i don't like using it.

thanks
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VLC player is an awesome player

plays prtety much any format you throw at it, including iso',s cue's, and bin's

are you looking for audio or video or both?
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Post by rogpeter »

primarily video, but audio is fine, too!

i'll try that out. thanks a lot.
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BSPlayer is a great one.
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Post by beeboy »

Winamp and BSplayer are good. Here is a whole whack of em. Stay away from Quicktime and Real. There are good alternative players available to play those formats.
http://fileforum.betanews.com/browse/Mu ... eo/Players
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EO Video is another nice one
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Post by EvLwMn »

If I'm using Windows I use Winamp. It's great.
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Actually, if you download and install mega codec pack, you get everything you need to play every format going including the necessary players (bsplayer and media classic). Works pretty good and its easy to update. It is a 20 mb download however.
http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/1080441198/1
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20 MB is OK if you're using DSL/Cable. But if you're on dialup...............ouch!! 8O
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beeboy wrote:Actually, if you download and install mega codec pack, you get everything you need to play every format going including the necessary players (bsplayer and media classic). Works pretty good and its easy to update. It is a 20 mb download however.
http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/1080441198/1
I would be careful of multi codec package since they can do more harm than good. If you use gspot, then it'll tell you what you only need to download and save your machine from many 3rd party codes and apps
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