Linux Multimedia Presentation

Linux Multimedia

Free Software

There are many excellent open-source multimedia programs available for Linux. Some use Windows DLLs to porvide functionality, which is a development shortcut which not only means some of the source is unavailable, but leaves non-x86 users SOL.

Video Playback

SMPEG - command-line SDL MPEG-1 player
Xtheater - Graphical MPEG-1 player
Xmovie - MPEG-2 player
aviplay - DivX ;) (MPEG-4) player
Linux Video/DVD Project (LiViD)
Xanim - AVI and Quicktime playback
flash - Shockwave Flash playback

Video Capture/Editing

Broadcast 2000