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

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Music player for linux

I need to choose a music player to use under linux after having fallen out with Banshee*. What would you recommend based on these requirements: Ability to import/export ratings Automatically picks ...
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How do you convert FLV file format to a format that Picasa recognizes (e.g. AVI, MPEG, WMV)?

I use one of the Firefox plugins for embedded video to download content from Youtube and other sites. The program downloads these videos in FLV format, and I have VLC Media Player to play them, which ...
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Alternatives to Real Player

I'm looking for a program that can open Real Player files (.ram). Real Player stinks, and I don't want to install it on my computer. Unfortunately, I have to open some .ram files for an online class ...
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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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What media player application can remember where you last paused/stopped the track?

And that, even after closing the app. A friend of mine is looking for that functionality to be used when listening to audio books. [Update] He's on Windows (Vista -- but something for XP will do, I ...
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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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iTunes playback skipping on some songs

A client of mine has called me with a bizarre problem. The PC he runs his music from (~200GB of it) uses iTunes and it has started skipping (or stuttering) at the start of some songs when the ...
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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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Disable prompt to convert videos copied to media device

I have a Samsung Galaxy S II, which when connected to my Windows 7 computer acts as a "Portable Media Player" Whenever I try to copy a video onto the device, it prompts if I want to convert it, ...
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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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Video players that have frame by frame playback feature [closed]

What video players out there exists that have frame by frame playback feature ?
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Music player on Linux without playlists, just a directory navigation and file playing

I am searching for a mp3 player for Linux that resembles 1by1 on features: light, free, with no playlists, just selection of files to play using a directory navigator. Any suggestion?
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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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VLC Media Player - Extremely long delays before some DVDs play / show any menu

With some DVDs there's a long delay before a movie begins. No menus, nothing. With a couple of movies it's an extremely long delay (For example Hollow Man finally shows a menu after about 7.5 minutes ...
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Program for bookmarking long videos on my local hard drive? [closed]

I'd like to be able to open a video, watch it a bit, and then store a bookmark, continue watching maybe bookmark it again, close the video, come back a day or two later, and pick up where I left off ...
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Alternative to Windows Media Player [closed]

Does anybody know any alternatives to windows media player which will play dvds in high defintion?
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How to remember positions within multiple files in Media Player Classic?

I tend to have many instances of Media Player Classic (Best Player in my opinion) open because I switch from one video to another, then pause and go back to it later (as in, hours or days). Is ...
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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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Browsing the web using a secondary sound output device

I use the web for playing music (usually tunein radio). I have two sound cards - one for the computer speakers (primary) and one for my stereo system (secondary). I'm looking for a software - web ...