Multimedia in Linux – Video and Audio Players

Article Source Bright Hub
May 31, 2009, 12:40 pm

With Linux making huge strides on desktops, the biggest proof is in the media capabilities of Linux. With a couple of applications, your Linux box can now play any media format you throw at it. And with MythTV, you can convert your computer into a Tivo! Let’s check out some of these applications

While Linux isn’t the most popular OS on the desktop, it’s taking huge strides towards making itself simple and useful enough to be used in homes and by the normal public. One of the most important things which Linux has to get right, if it wants to be considered a serious contender in the desktop scene, is the ability to be used as an entertainment device. Whether it’s playing music or movies, Linux has to be as good at playing them as Windows is…