There is a vast number of tools available for Linux that provide the end user with access to a rich multimedia experience that is both satisfying, but also useful. There are tools that play audio files, cd’s, dvd’s, have fancy interfaces, or even work from the console. Some have applications in DJ’ing, while others can be used to create custom built media kiosks or stand alone media players. But what are some of these programs and how can they benefit you? Let’s look at each of them and what they offer for you.