In "Preferences - Preferred Applications" there is a choice of Totem and Rhythmbox (actually it was, before I've uninsulated both of them favouring DeadBeeF for audio, raw mplayer for video and VLC for occasions) and Custom. Can I add a player (VLC for example) to appear in that list, officially recognised as a player application (not just "Custom")?
All the applications that are listed in Preferred Applications are registered in
To add VLC to the list of media players,
You should now see VLC in the list of multimedia players: