Andy Greenwood wrote:
On 2/13/07, Chris <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
What is the best audio (MP3/OGG/Etc) to use under Gnome?

I've always liked Pink Floyd, Mark Knopfler, and am currently
listening to some Journey. Format isn't so important as long as the
quality is good. ;-)

As for audio players, I've always used xmms and have never seen any
reason to use another.

FreeBSD is a bit behind the times in this regard, considering that xmms (1.x branch) hasn't seen much development action in quite a few months.

Audacious, a port of the 1.x tree BMP source is a good, solid player. It's based on xmms, so if simplicity is a must, this player has it in spades.

Plus, one of the nicer features of audacious over xmms is that it uses gstreamer for its plugin system, which means the number of plugins available for use with audacious is higher than xmms. Besides, faad2 (m4a, aac) support is better with the non-xmms plugin, so I will happily take audacious over xmms since I prefer mp4 formatted files over mp3.

BMP-2 is pretty ghetto right now (still highly under development and is buggy), and BMP-1 isn't that great. I was pleased though when I found out about audacious.

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