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How is it pronounced--"zine" or "x-ine"? Massysett 21:38, 13 October 2005 (UTC)

It is pronounced "kseen". DonDiego 17:28, 18 October 2005 (UTC)

Nice feature[edit]

Xine is my favourite video player by far, and I've used it for over a year. But I still have a complaint about it's Wikipedia page.

"A nice feature of xine during playback of videos is the ability to manually correct the synchronization of audio and video if video is ahead of audio or vice versa." While I agree with that being a nice feature, isn't that a weasel word? Wikipedia articles aren't supposed to carry an opinin, and in this case, the opinion is that the feature is nice. Am I just being anal here or am I onto something? (And feel free to suggest a replacement for it if you agree with me).

DaBlade 15:07, 24 May 2006 (UTC)

Yes, that should be removed, specially seeing as many other players support it too, it seems completely out of place. For example, in MPC and mplayer, you can use the + and -. I don't know about VLC, but I assume this is a standard feature.

Fair use rationale for Image:Xine logo.jpg[edit]

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BetacommandBot 12:25, 6 July 2007 (UTC)


Marked a couple spots where sourcing is needed. Otherwise, a pretty good article. --Lendorien (talk) 16:32, 27 February 2008 (UTC)

It's true that the API (and, for that matter, the ABI) is considered stable, but additions are fine ‒ for example, 1.1.x doesn't have built-in VDR support because that would introduce API and ABI changes (it was me who said "no" to it). Good luck in finding something useful for citation purposes, though… — Dsalt (talk) 22:35, 12 June 2008 (UTC)


The 'InfoBox' says it was "OS: Cross-Platform" while text says Unix-like. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 10:48, 30 April 2008 (UTC)

They're both true (FSVO true). xine-lib is supposed to be compilable and usable on Windows, but developer support for this is lacking... — Dsalt (talk) 22:38, 12 June 2008 (UTC)

Drop the KDE example[edit]

Under xine#xine backend, the article uses the Phonon backend as an example of a xine application. However, the project page says that the project is depreciated and no longer in development. This example, therefore, may be misleading and should probably be replaced with another example of xine implementation. BordenRhodes (talk) 22:00, 1 March 2012 (UTC)