The Helix Player is an audio and video player based on the Helix DNA Client engine. The GTK+ version includes a Mozilla browser plug-in and supports local file playback and streaming over RTSP/RTP and HTTP. It supports video zoom in original, double size, and full screen, and supports: SMIL 2.0, Ogg Vorbis, H.263 video, JPEG, GIF, PNG, and RealPix. The Symbian Series60 version supports local and streaming playback (RTSP, RTP, RDP, HTTP) of MP3, AMR narrow band, AMR wide band, RA8, sipro, RV7, RV8, RV9, RV10, H263+, 3GPP rel5 SMIL 2.0, images, and more.
Re: RealPlayer can't play anything usefull?
What version are you using? Can you file a bug in the helixcommunity bugzilla if this still doesn't work for you?
> After installing RP in FC2, I can't play
> files claimed in description. I tried
> mpg, avi and mp3. I always get error
> message "Unsupported document
> type". Is this by design, or am I
> missing something?
> Thanks for any help,
RealPlayer and Helix Player Project
This is the next generation RealPlayer for Linux (and Solaris, PPC etc). For those who want to know more about how the RealPlayer/Helix Player projects here is some information from the project home page:
The RealPlayer for Linux is built on top of the Helix Player for Linux and includes support for several non-open source components including RealAudio/RealVideo, MP3 etc. Please see our FAQ above for more details on how the RealPlayer differs from Helix Player. Following are a few features that are added in the RealPlayer for Linux.
Additional Features (on top of Helix Player)
Real Audio/ Real Video
MPEG-4 Support (fee-based)
More robust RTSP via RDT
More information can be obtained here: HelixRealFAQ