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-GNOME MPlayer is a simple GUI for MPlayer. It is intended to be a
-nice tight player and provide a simple and clean interface to MPlayer.
-GNOME MPlayer has a rich API that is exposed via DBus. Using DBus you
-can control a single or multiple instances of GNOME MPlayer from a
+A GTK2 interface to MPlayer. The power of MPlayer combined with a
+friendly interface for your desktop; You can play all your multimedia
+(audio, video, CD, DVDs, and VCDs, streams etc.), organize, sort and
+create playlists, take screenshots while playing videos, be notified
+about media changes. Full DVD and MKV chapter support, when supported by
+Mplayer. Subtitle support with the ability to specify preferred audio
+and subtitle languages if the media supports it. Support for cover art
+retrieval from Amazon.com for audio media files with artist and/or album
+information contained in the file.
+
+Gnome MPlayer has a rich API that is exposed via DBus. Using DBus you
+can control a single or multiple instances of GNOME MPlayer from a
single command.
-MPlayer is required to run GNOME MPlayer. GConf, libnotify, and
-libmusicbrainz3 are optional build time dependencies.
+Gnome MPlayer is not dependent on any Gnome libraries. However. the look
+and feel of the application is based on the Gnome HIG.
+
+libnotify and libmusicbrainz3 are optional dependencies.