DVD Players: Resources

Resources for the December 2003 “DVD Players” print article.



MPlayer: www.mplayerhq.hu

Ogle: www.dtek. chalmers.se/groups/dvd

VideoLAN Client: www.videolan. org

xine: xinehq.de


mencode (available in the MPlayer package): www.mplayerhq.hu

transcode: www.Theorie.Physik.UNI-Goettingen.DE/~ostreich/transcode

dvd::rip (GUI for transcode): www.exit1.org/dvdrip


Burning CD/DVD Under SuSE Linux: seismo.ethz.ch/linux/xcdroast.html

DVD Burning Under Linux (Erik Burrows describes his experiences): www.erikburrows.com/index.php?node=DVD+Burning+Under+Linux

GEAR PRO Linux for DVD/CD-RW/Tape (a very complete commercial package for burning/recording digital media): www.gearsoftware.com/products/ProLinux/index .cfm

Kernel Patches:

Linux Scheduling Latency (Andrew Morton's low-latency patches): www.zip.com.au/~akpm/l inux/schedlat.html

Preemptible Kernel Patches (good things from Robert Love): www.tech9.net/rml/linux

Audio Stuff:

A Comparison of 13 4.1 and 5.1 Sound Systems (a review at the “Tom's Hardware Guide” Web site): www6.tomshardware.com/video/20020325

ALSA (home page for the “Advanced Linux Sound Architecture” sound dr ivers: www.alsa-project.org


DVD Playback on FreeBSD: www.onlamp.com/lpt/a/2710

DVD Resources for Open-Source Development (excellent site, especially for xine users): dvd.sourceforg e.net

DVD Ripping and Transcoding with Linux: www.bunkus.org/dvdripping4linux

Fine-tuning MPlayer (by Arpad Gereoffy): freshmeat.net/articles/view/747

GNU/Linux DVD Player Review (by Jon Kent): www.linuxjournal.com/article/5644

Linux DVD Players (a Freshmeat category review by Catie Flick): themes.freshmeat.net/art icles/view/568

LiViD (home of the Linux Video and DVD Project): www.linuxvideo.org

xvattr (Freshmeat page for the helpful utility): freshmeat.net/projects/xvattr/?topic_id=100125


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