avi player in Ubuntu

Hi All
  Currently I am playing avi movie files in totem movie player.
But some files are not getting played smoothly.(like flow is not smooth of movie...I hope I am clear here)
Please suggest some good player to play movies of avi files.
Or do I need to do anything with totem player to play it smoothly.(
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ManishLeadAsked:
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PCDOCAZConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I have had good luck with Global Divx Player.  Uses low resources...

http://download.cnet.com/Global-DiVX-Player/3000-2139_4-18802.html
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Fabio MarzoccaFreelancerCommented:
as medvedd said, VLC is the best:

sudo apt-get install vlc

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robthewolfCommented:
mplayer
make sure you have the win32codecs too.
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TobiasHolmConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi!

The graphics driver needs VSync enabled too if you wanna get rid of tearing.

Do you have a nVidia or ATI graphics card? Otherwise it can be hard to get smooth playback because of lacking hardware drivers.

Also check the refresh rate of your screen. Should match the movies framerate or a multipel of the framerate (i.e. move with 24p, set screen to 72Hz because 24*3=72).

Regards, Tobias
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regstratonCommented:
VLC is the only way to go as mentioned above.

On windows get it here:
     http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

On Linux (debian style) run:
    sudo apt-get install vlc

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PCDOCAZCommented:
Sorry, here is the link for divx player for linux.  http://ptf.com/download/divx_player/18/  VLC is as well very good.

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ManishLeadAuthor Commented:
Thanks for reply. I will check and get back.
-/Karan
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ManishLeadAuthor Commented:
@TobiasHolm
How to check the refresh rate of screen?
I have nVidia graphics card.
Do I need to test that ?if yes how?
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ManishLeadAuthor Commented:
Thanks.
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