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10 best Multimedia Entertainment Software for Linux

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Most of you are of the notion that Linux stands nowhere in entertainment when compared to Windows. Especially, people complain Linux has no cool games. Well, Windows Vista somewhat changed the scenario, as the content played in it gets locked by DRM. Linux has no such issue. On the contrary, Linux has added up a number of cool multimedia entertainment software to its support. We assorted the 10 best multimedia entertainment software to make your experience with Linux richer than every before.

Video Player

1. Xine

Xine is a free multimedia player that plays back CDs, DVDs and VCDs. Xine can decode multimedia files such as AVI, MOV, WMV and MP3 from local disk drives and displays multimedia streamed over the Internet. It interprets some of the most common multimedia formats available and some of the most uncommon formats.

2. Miro 2.5

Miro works is famous for its HD content, which makes the video appear beautiful even on the large displays.

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