Fedora includes several tools for viewing video and listening to
audio. Access sound and video applications through the
Applications > Sound & Video
By default, Fedora provides four applications for audio and video:
application is for listening to audio CDs.
is an application for converting CDs to music files.
is a music player with tools for organizing music, CDs, Internet radio stations, and more.
Totem Movie Player
is for viewing videos.
Table 8.1. Multimedia applications
Because of licensing and patent encumbrance, Fedora cannot ship
with certain audio and video playing capabilities, known as
. An example is the
codec. Refer to
Section 8.6, “MP3, DVD, and Other Excluded Multimedia” for more information.
is the default
application for playing CDs. Audio CDs begin playing automatically
when the disk is inserted into the CD-ROM drive.
This program can be started independently through the menu
Applications > Sound & Video > CD Player