DivX, Video, TV
for Linux] - DivX for Linux includes a set of
shared libraries that enable the encoding and decoding of DivX video on
Linux. Also included in the software package is API documentation that
allows developers to use the DivX software in their applications.
- DVDRECORD] - is a fork of cdrtools, with the
primary goal of supporting writable DVD drives. dvdrtools is released
under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) v2.
- Cdrecord allows you to create CD's on a
CD-Recorder. Cdrecord-ProDVD supports CD-R(W),
DVD-R and DVD-RW with all known DVD- writers. Version 2.01a11 and newer
support DVD+R/DVD+RW in addition.
for Linux] - This site is not about video. The
scope of this page is computer storage applications, things like
backup, archiving, data exchange... The downloadable files are an
optional Linux 2.4 kernel DVD+RW patch and a couple of user-land
utilities dubbed as dvd+rw-tools.
- allows even the unexperienced user to create or copy a CD, DVD-R/RW,
DVD+R/RW with a few mouse clicks in a intuitive and nice looking GUI.
- The "Linux Video Stream Processing Tool" is a linux text-console
utility for video stream processing, running on a platform that
supports shared libraries and threads.
- is an automated front end for MPlayer / Mencoder written in Perl,
using Gtk::Perl for a graphical interface. Makes encoding a DVD just
one button click.
- is a Perl Gtk+ based DVD copy program build on top of a low level DVD
Ripping API, which uses the "Linux Video Stream Processing Tool" transcode.
/ QtVision] - is a KDE application that allows you
to watch television on your GNU/Linux box running KDE. The application
is being rewritten with a whole new structure and lots of new features.
- This website is a platform for the development of open source
software for digital television (DVB, DTV) receivers, Linux DVD players
and tools to stream audio and video to the net.
- is a small suite of video4linux related software. xawtv can handle
both v4l1 and v4l2 interfaces. It does also support the Xvideo
extention (XFree86 4.0) and the FreeBSD / OpenBSD bktr driver.
- is a fork of xawtv that allows you to watch TV and make use of plugin
extensions. It interacts with AleVT for Teletext and Nxtvepg
for NextView, and uses the video4linux API.
- is a TV viewer for the Gnome desktop. With Zapping and a TV card you
can watch TV, take screenshots, and record video and audio. Zapping has
a Teletext viewer built in and supports Closed Caption and Teletext
subtitles. Got a remote control? Zapping supports LIRC too.
- is a front end to some of mplayer/ mencoder features. In detail it
grabs audio/ video from a DVD , a Tv video card and translate a video
file from one format to another. It's intended for the medium user who
wants to use its video card as a vi.
- (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player
for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3,
ogg, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
- is a movie player for LINUX. It plays most MPEG, VOB, AVI, OGG / OGM,
VIVO, ASF / WMA / WMV, QT / MOV / MP4, FLI, RM, NuppelVideo, YUV4MPEG,
FILM, RoQ, PVA files.
- is a free, gpl-licensed video player for unix-like systems. xine
plays videos synchronizing the playback of image and audio.
- is a simple library designed for accessing DVDs like a block device
without having to bother about the decryption.
- MPEG Movie and VCD Player for Linux and Unix.
Disk Recorder (VDR)] - describes how to build your
own digital satellite receiver and video disk recorder.
Multimedia Middleware (NMM)] - provides an
architecture that allows to create distributed multimedia application
easily: local and remote multimedia devices or software components can
be controlled transparently and integrated into a common multimedia
processing flow graph. NMM is implemented in C++, and distributed under
- is based on NMM and provides an integrated and extensible software
solution for a networked Multimedia Home-Entertainment Center running
on a Linux- PC. Following features are available: CD/DVD-Player,
CD/DVD-Grabber with transcoding, TV (analog or digital) plus
time-shifting, Video recorder functionality and Electronic Program
Guide, remote-control, etc.
- is an open-source home theatre PC platform and a number of
open-source audio/video tools. Freevo can be used both for a standalone
PVR computer with a TV+remote, as well as on a regular desktop computer
using the monitor and keyboard.
- is a homebrew PVR project. It's been under heavy development for over
a year, and is now quite useable and featureful. Pre-compiled binaries
are available for a number of distributions.