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media player for win2k other than WMP

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Is_907

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May 2, 2002
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Keller, TX
I usually use mplayer and xine in linux... so I know nothing about the various media players for windows other than WMP is no where near what it should be...

so, can I get some reccomendations on alternative programs?
most of the stuff I play is avi and mpg (DivX, XviD, S/VCD)
 

macky

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May 31, 2001
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Omaha, NE
Zoom player is a good media player, you can get it from dvd.box.sk. The basic version is just a media player, and the Pro version is capable of playing DVD's as well as regular media.
 

Cube

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Oct 19, 2001
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Denver, Colorado, USA
On a few DivX forum sites, all the "veterans" suggest playing movies (pretty much any format) in a program called "BSPlayer". Do a search on Google for it and give it a try.
 

venom9007

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bsplayer is great. It's what I use and so far, it's been doing a fine job. It's skinable (sp?) and you can play subtitles on it and stuff. I haven't tried wmp9 yet, but I like bsplayer a lot more than wmp 6.4 (i think that's it).

www.bsplayer.org
 
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Is_907

Is_907

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wmp6.4, IMO, is much better than wmp9. it eats less sys resource because it isn't skinned and doesn't have the "visualisations" (sp?)

BSPlayer is nice... i've also just tried LightAlloy and MediaPlayerClassic; all of them are good but so far they have all not liked to read .ssa files for subtitles. (no trouble with .ogm and the dual-audio streams, though)

i'd love to see MPlayer ported to windows =)