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VLC is by far the best. Fast, extensible, and versatile. You can play just about any format video, Video_TS file, remote disks, remote streams, even pipe the output of a command into it to play. Can you say on the fly video manipulation? That's VLC. Not to mention the main selling point, it's free. Quicktime? Slow. Plugins? Hokey. Alternatives? Either ...


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I like Movist. It has the format flexibility of VLC, but with a nicer Mac-like interface.


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Quick Look won't let you do this. Mainly because the core audio/video stuff behind quicktime doesn't support it. The easiest way to do this would honestly be to use VLC. This supports both file types you mention. The other way is to check out Perian, which gives you a bunch of extra codecs. Personally, I would try the VLC way first. You won't be able to ...


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I vastly prefer the experience of using Quicktime with a little help from Perian and Flip4Mac to give it compatability with 90% of the video I need to play. For the rare stubborn video that does not want to cooperate with that setup, I break out VLC, because of VLC can't play it, it's just not going to play.


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I suggested you try SongBird. also you can choose: PicoPlay VoxApp Banshee


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Its more of an audio editor than a player, so might not be exactly what you want, but Fission from Rogue Amoeba is an excellent tool that displays the waveform of the loaded audio file. You can zoom in and out of portions of the audio and drag the play point to wherever you wish.


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VirtualDJ Home Version (free)


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VLC is a nice player, but if you want something more Mac OS-like, try Lunettes (download link beta 8 is the last one at the time of writing). Basically, it's VLC rewritten fully in 64 bits and Obj-C. You do not have to build it yourself ! Just extract the .app from the zip file, that's all.


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After doing a Google quest for a free audio player I found Instinctiv. It has a great UI and Mac look and calls itself "A Better Music Experience". Is anyone aware of this application? How do you feel about it? After a little test drive with the software I can say that it really is an enjoyable experience and the announced smart shuffle is a nice feature. ...


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I hope you have a secondary storage solution for FLAC audio files. I do :). I understand the allure of FLAC, I do everything I can to get my media in FLAC or at least some lossless format that I archive. There are a lot of benefits to keeping lossless files around, but playing them via any conventional player is (in my own opinion, of course) not one of ...


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The VLC media player is probably best suited. It is Free It plays .wav (and almost 100% of anything else out there) It shows the Playback Speed settings. It allows speed setting as fine as 0.04 X increments.


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Removing DivX and DivXUpdate If you'd like to remove the DivX app along with its DivXUpdate, you need to uninstall the software. Uninstaller Uninstaller you can find in /Applications/DivX folder and run Uninstall DivX for Mac.app. Manual Removal If above folder and uninstaller doesn't exist, just remove: /Library/Application Support/DivX/DivXUpdate.app ...


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You can use RCDefaultApp, it's a freeware System Preference Pane that works in Snow Leopard, Leopard, Tiger and Panther. You must go to "Extension tab" and find .WAV in the list and change the Defallt Application.


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I know this is an old question, but I was searching for this same answer, and found a great solution. Subliminal will allow you to set up a cron job, (or manually enter from CLI) whole directory trees, and download subtitles. You can also set it up as a post processor for SABNzbd or SickBeard or CouchPotato. It's working great for me.


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This is deliberate from Apple and you will not be able to take screen shots using DVD player. You can either use VLC and then a screen shot program (Cmd-3 and Cmd-4 works for me), or transcode your DVD to a QuickTime movie using Handbrake (which may take too long for you to find it interesting). The latter will allow you to use QuickTime player which can ...


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Recently Added is a smart playlist. In iTunes, select it, go to File → Edit Smart Playlist, and change the criteria. For example: Re-syncing your iPhone will apply these changes.


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I found Subtitles recently. It looks nice and clean and seems to work quite well (I had lots of problems with Unicode support in subliminal).


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Transitions Player (free)


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Let me see if I understand your concerns. You want an app with a single deck interface that takes up the entire screen, but all the DJ apps out there all use a split-screen dual-deck interface with no single deck option. Is that right? How about this? It's the only DJ app with a single deck interface I can find so far. Got cue points, loops, effect, the ...


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If you go to control & click 'use current frame as jacket picture'. Then click stop, your selected frame should come up - no matter where you stop the film from now on this still is what will show, that's what 'jacket picture' means. Take a screenshot of the Jacket Picture & it should come up on your desktop like normal!


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You can use -r to change the playback rate with afplay: afplay -r 1.1 file.wav


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iOS doesn't utilize the local filesystems in the same way Android or most general OS's (including OS X) do. As a result what you are looking for is not directly possible. However, if applications support the iOS extension system, which most modern apps do, you can get creative and get a similar functionality. Basically you would install one app that you use ...


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Vox (free with in-app purchase) A great simple application for music playing. I love this app. It's sooo simple to use and to use. It also integrates nicely with your iTunes library (if you so desire).


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A PS3 will do a great job of it. That's what I use. The only downside is that a PS3 won't natively play mkv files, but you can use PS3 Media Server to live-transcode and stream from your computer to the PS3.


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Subsmarine from cocoawithchurros provides a commercial solution.


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You can use OPlayer HD to watch your video on your iPad. There's also a free ad-supported version available


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Hm, I'm maybe not fully understand the question, but the VLC player cannot do the job? You can drag into the playlist window any music files (in fact any multimedia files), can rearrange them manually and so on.. so use the VLC as a music player and not as a video-player.


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http://nulloy.com is a player that runs not only on OS X but also Linux and Windows. I'm the developer of it.



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