xine is a free video player for unix-like systems. It can play back mpeg-1 and mpeg-2 system (audio and video) streams, mpeg elementary streams (video-only streams and mp3 audio streams) and AVI files (using external win32 codecs). xine supports direct DVD playback as well as VCD playback. 'xine' plays the video streams while synchronizing video and audio playback. Depending on the properties of the stream, playback will need more or less processing power. A PII at 400MHz has been able to play back test mpeg-2 streams without dropping frames.
DocumentationUser FAQ available from http://xinehq.de/index.php/faq
- IRC Help channel
- IRC development channel
released on 6 July 2014
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2||Janet Casey||2 April 2001|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=9655&atid=109655|
|Help||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/xine-announce|
|Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/xine-devel|
|Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/xine-user|
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=9655|
|Required to use||MIT_SHM or Xv|
|Required to build||imlib|
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