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12.6. Totem Movie Player

Totem Movie Player plays DVDs, CDs, and VCDs.

12.6.1. Using Totem Movie Player

  • To open an audio or video, file, select Movie > Open Select the file you want and click the +Add button. You can also drag a file in to the Totem Movie Player window. If Totem Movie Player displays error messages when you try to play a file, refer to the information about codecs at
  • Click Movie > Open Location to open a file by URL location.
  • Movie > Play Disc will play a DVD, VCD, or CD.
  • Movie > Eject will eject the disc.
  • Under the Eject option is the Playlist .
  • Movie > Play and Movie > Pause will play or pause the disc.
  • Choosing Movie > Properties opens the sidebar which displays the properties of the file.
  • From the Edit menu you can Take a Screenshot , Copy , Select All , Find , Find Next , go to the Previous file, configure Plugins and set Preferences .
  • View allows you to go to Fullscreen , Fit Window to Movie , set the Aspect Ratio , Switch Angles , Show Controls , Subtitles , and show, or hide, the Sidebar .
  • Go will let you go to the DVD , Title , Audio , Angle and Chapter menus, the Next Chapter or Movie the Previous Chapter or Movie , Skip to a track, and Skip Forward or Backwards .
  • The Sound drop-down menu lets you change Language and turn the Volume Up or Down .
  • You can open the manual by selecting Help > Contents or pressing the F1 key.
For more information visit the Totem Movie Player website at

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