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Playing Animations and Movies with the xanim Client

Another X11 client you can use to play sound or video clips is the xanim program. The xanim client will play a variety of audio and video clips in different formats. Some of the formats supported by this program are listed in Table 15.5.

Table 15.5. Audio and Video Clips Supported by xanim
Type Description
AU Audio track of animation
AVI Windows animations (not all types supported)
DL Animation
FLC Animation
FLI Animation
GIF Single, multiple images
IFF Animation
JFIF Single images
MOV QuickTime animations (not all supported)
MPEG Animation (not all supported)
MovieSetter Amiga animation
PFX Amiga PageFlipper Plus
RLE Utah Raster Toolkit animations, images
WAV Audio track of animation

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