App w/ Debian Squeeze to play HD video


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by dbach » Mon Jun 18, 2012 12:27 pm
What are others using to play HD video with Debian Squeeze?
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by AndrewS » Mon Jun 18, 2012 12:57 pm
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by dbach » Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:47 pm
Is omxplayer preferred over VLC?
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by xxxstarmanxxx » Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:55 pm
dbach wrote:Is omxplayer preferred over VLC?
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I would say yes as omxplayer takes advantage of decoding 1080p using the Pi's hardware GPU.

VLC would decode using software decoders thus I doubt 1080p would be possible without major framerate drop out!

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