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http://www.bannister.org/software/ao.htm

An oldschool music player.

Has potential, but is missing critical features and its development appears to have ceased. Only good for playing ASMA (Atar) .mus, .str, and .wds files.



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TODO - add my notes

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(on Wikipedia)
https://mplayerhq.hu/

Pretty much the de-facto video player on Linux, as it comes with most Linux distributions. It can play both audio and video, and works at the commandline.

Although it's great, when I can I switch to another player.

Although it can play without one, the common frontends are:

  • gMPlayer (GTK+) is the official frontend.
  • SMPlayer (Qt) is my preferred frontend.



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(on Wikipedia)
Chocolatey: https://chocolatey.org/packages/vlc
https://www.videolan.org/vlc/

The king of video players.

On Windows, this is especially-king because the user doesn't have to figure out and download various shady codecs.



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http://christine-project.org/
http://christine-project.org/html/index.php

A small and very fast Media Player, it suports the widespread media files that Gstreamer do support. Christine allows you to search trough your media files and play them quickly. You can create playlists to keep your files organized, use a queue and organize radio stations.

Complete garbage when I tried it



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