Open Source Media Player Partners with Device Maker

Despite its podcast support being perpetually broken, Songbird is a laudable effort to do for personal media what Firefox did for the web. The announcement of Philips selecting the software for use with its portable media players is a huge win. If the players in question support Ogg, a format Songbird handles very well, then this could be a key step to improving adoption and use of that unencumbered and open format.

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