Media players can run audio video files. Many media players also support library management for audio & video files.

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Media player (Windows or Linux) that's easy to control with a gamepad?

I have a Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710 that I'd like to be able to use as a remote control for a media player on my PC. I currently map the gamepad to certain hot-keys for use with VLC, but I can't ...
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Media Player Classic with latest K-Lite Codec chokes on FLV

I have FLV files that I want to play with Media Player Classic. Whenever I seek using the navigation bar the whole video stops. When I play it again, I receive the last still image while the audio ...
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Is there a freeware utility to pause / unpause WMP upon locking the screen?

I've found this: Automated Pausing/Unpausing, but I can't find any freeware utility which does the same thing. Is there one out there that I am missing, or is there a media player which does this out ...
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Multimedia streaming box with internal storage (built-in or can be added) [closed]

I know there are many media players around but I don't know which one would suit my requirements and frankly I rather ask existing users about their experience than reading pages and pages of flashy ...
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osx media player which can skip forward/backward 5/10secs

I am using OSX 10.6 and just wondering if there is any media player that can skip forward/backward 5/10secs like what Winamp can do in Windows platform? Currently I am using Quicktime player, and it ...
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Is there a way to start exactly where one left off from a huge set of audio files?

So maybe a certain media player has this capability? I'm setting this up for a friend, and although I myself am a Linux user, he mostly uses Windows, so it would be preferred if this could work for ...
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FLV player/converter for Fedora

Please suggest me flv player for Fedora 9. Also if flv to mp4 converter so that I can play with MPlayer. I am not able to run vlc player. I installed VLC through yum install player. Now in ...
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Repeat Gapless WAVE playback on Windows 7

I have a .wav file (a drum beat) that I want to use to play along with. The problem I am encountering is that I can't get either VLC or Windows Media Player (both on Windows 7) to play the file in ...
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alternatives for zoom player? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best video player for Windows? is there something that is (nearly)customisable like zoom player... something that is in the same time featured and simple... ...
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Set default Ubuntu video player as VLC?

Is there a way to globally set the default video player in Ubuntu 10.04 (and soon 10.10) to VLC? (unless you really think there is another, higher performance player, in which case do let me know)
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How do I watch 1080p video on this setup computer without lagg?

My hardware: CPU: Q6600 @ 2.4GHz RAM: 4GB GPU: Radeon HD5750 OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Codecs: K-lite codec pack default install I'm trying to watch a 1080p bluray movie backup ...
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Music player for a really big Media Library [closed]

I have a really big Media library (250GB, shared across a LAN), and I've grown tired of Songbird & MediaMonkey crashing all the time. Although they are great for searches (mainly Mediamonkey), ...
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A program to control media on a remote computer [closed]

I took an old computer and connected it to my stereo. Currently I use RDP to play the music but it is slow an annoying to have to login every time I want to change a track. What I am looking for is ...
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A flash MP3 player that will take a URL and can auto play

I am looking for a flash MP3 player that can be accessed using a URL and that can play an MP3 file from another URL but also has the ability to autoplay. Something like ...
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how to enlarge the video size for compressed video file formats

I have movie files of format *.mpg. When I try to play these files with my DVD player, in TV the picture size shows up very small compared to TV size, the picture is aligned in the center with size ...
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I have an address mms://www.somesite.com/abcd but can't find a way to open in Windows Media Player

Using the newest and most awesome Windows Media Player on Windows 7, I have an address mms://www.somesite.com/abcd but can't figure out how to open it... It must be a profound software system.
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Music tagging software more consistent than Tag&Rename?

A few years ago I spent an insane amount of time using the excellent Tag&Rename program. However, I find that for random, inexplicable reasons, some music tools simply disregard my tags, drop or ...
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Not able to see Videos in Windows Vista

I can run all different formats of videos in all different players but i dont get to see video in any, i can just hear the audio. Is it because of some codec or some missing driver? Also, i can see ...
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Can I right-click music folder and select play under GNOME?

On Windows it's possible to right click on a folder of MP3s and (when it works) click on play to have the default media player queue up the contents in track order. Does anyone know a way I can do ...
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how can i realize a video-wall on 3-9pc with vlc

i have to create a videowall, from 3 to 9 monitor. every monitor as a pc. actually, i stream from a server 9 movies with different istances of VLC, but i could also play on every machine the relative ...
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Are there any expert configuration guides for VLC Media Player?

Are there any expert configuration guides for tweaking the best out of VLC Media Player? I know that there is the documentation but I'm looking for a guide that takes you through the most important ...
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Is there a media player that allows me to group together radio streams which are just mirrors of the same station?

I find it really annoying that for some radio stations, which have two or more servers to cope with the network load, there is not one single entry in amaroks playlist but two or more entries. This ...
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Windows 7 - media sharing extremely flakey (XBox 360)

I have constant headaches with Windows Media Library sharing, which I'm using to share my video library (a whole lot of AVI files on my computer's hard drive) with the XBox 360. I have the whole setup ...
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How to play multiple videos side-by-side synchronized?

I've got 3 videos, all 3 have the same time, same amount of frames, and they only differ in terms of encoding quality. Now I need them to run side-by-side in synchronized fashion for evaluation ...
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How to configure Skype to mute media players when in a call?

I have heard that Skype can mute other programs during calls. I would like to configure it to do so automatically. I use Windows XP and Foobar2000
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Most songs in my media collection play twice. Corrupt media?

Whether I'm playing the media with Rhythmbox on Ubuntu, Winamp on Windows, or my Nokia N95's media player, most of my audio files (OK, maybe only 40%) play twice. I have a 500GB external 2.5" WD HDD, ...
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Which is the best video player for HD, BrRip,BdRip,H.264? [closed]

I am looking a video player hopefully one that works with Windows XP and only for HD, BrRip, BdRip, H.264 quality movies. I am using CyberLink but not really happy with that. Tried VLC but the picture ...
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Is there a media/music player program that has a “biased” shuffle?

I know in iTunes and a few other apps you can get playlists for just "highly rated" songs, but that's not quite what I want. I want to hear the lower-rated stuff, too. If I didn't like the song at ...
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Are there any video players for Windows that can play at different speeds?

When I was an undergrad I used to watch videos of lectures on tape. The library had these cool videos that let you watch at double speed. The voice would be high pitched, but I was able to get ...
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Windows Media Player functionality for Ubuntu

I have way to many music files to bother with setting up playlists. Especially since my files locations keeps changing as I move stuff around and swap between different computers, different mount ...
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DVD player Ubuntu 9.10

Hello everyone at SeverFault. I am new to this fourm. I have been using ubuntu since 8.04. Here is my problem. When I try to watch one of my cisco videos I get wmas error. I never had to use this ...
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Songs/Movies are not being played

The problem I am facing is very odd. None of my songs (.mp3/.avi etc) are not able to run in any of the media players: Windows media player, Windows media center, VLC, DIV etc. What I have done ...
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A Media Player that increases the sound volume?

I have some movies that they have low sound volume , thus I'm looking for a Media Player that increase the sound volume by itself. Would be OK if you introduced me the Media Player that could do it? ...
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How to enable Hardware-assisted decoding in Ubuntu 9.10, specifically for Totem and/or Gnome MPlayer? (Optimization of 720p playback for Intel Atom D510.)

just wanted to ask about Hardware-assisted 720p video playback on an Intel Atom D510 machine, running on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala. When I use Boxee with Hardware Assisted Decoding activated, I am able ...
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Amarok on Ubuntu 9.10 rapidly skipping tracks

Subject really says it all. When I try to click on any track, Amarok rapidly moves through the playlist, pulling external information (wikipedia etc) for each song, but not playing it. I feel like it ...
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cant find nas mediaplayer on vista

I have a Icy Box IB MP3010HW media player. I have it on wireless and have it connected to my TP Link WR641G router and can access the radio on the net. The problem i have is Vista SP2 does not see ...
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Moc in mac show error message

I install moc with port, but when try launche I get this error message. $mocp Running the server... Trying JACK... FATAL_ERROR: No valid sound driver FATAL_ERROR: Server exited any idea ? Many ...
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Whenever I type, my media player slows right down.. and I don't know why?

It is the same with SMPlayer or VLC media player.. It's a WIN XP machine. I've noticed this with any other machine. Also, it seems to take a while to type out..
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What is the best (free) way to play or convert .amr files on a computer? [closed]

I record numerous sound files (record notes) on my sony ericsson cell phone. I would like to play these files continuously one after another on my computer but they are .amr audio files which windows ...
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How to play all media in the library in Foobar2000?

I configured my Foobar2000 to monitor some folders for media. How to play those folders? I'm not finding the button....
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What's the default username and password for the RCA L10T BT media player?

I have an RCA L10T BT media player device. I lost the manual and can't seem to find a download, so I don't know what the default username and password is to connect to its web interface. Does anybody ...
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How can I change the subtitles font size in VLC Media Player?

That's my question: How can I change the subtitles font size in VLC Media Player? I try with Preferences > Video > Subtitles/OSD, but I can't find an option to change the font characteristics.
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A video player that fully loads streaming files?

I have a terrible encoded video. It crashes ffmpeg and is nearly unusable. VLC can play it, it cant transcode it. I manage to find a plugin for virtualdub but theres still an issue with sound. The ...
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How do I find the really good AVS presets for winamp?

I used to have an amazing collection of AVS presets that I slowly built up back in the day. I had probably 500-1000 that I could just let cycle through while I watched music. That was a while ago, ...
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Office jukebox systems [closed]

We're looking for a good office jukebox solution where staff can select songs via a web interface to be played over the central set of speakers. Must haves: Web Interface RSS / easy to scrap ...
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Adding synchronized lyrics to songs

I want to start something like a personal TuneWiki on my computer. I'm using Windows and have a lot of MP3s. Now I want to add lyrics to them for personal use. I tried Windows Media Player but it is ...
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Access shared windows media player library streams with WMP on Server 2008 R2?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server that doubles as a workstation. How come the WMP that comes with R2 cannot access remotely shared music libraries on the network? The library is shared with ...
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Real time zooming in video player

Is there any video players out there that can zoom in the video in real time?
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How to get subtitles automatically?

I would like to use a movie player that downloaded subtitles in the language of my preference automatically. There is anything like it? And plugins?
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Copy protect music

I would like to use a PC as a rent-able karaoke machine. Given the files will be stored as mp3s, how would I copy protect them? I was thinking of encrypting them and getting a plugin for a music ...