The best free media player for video and DVDs
VLC is an open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework, which plays most multimedia files, DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. VLC media player is simple, fast, and powerful. It plays everything, files, discs, webcams, devices, and streams. VLC plays most codecs (MPEG-2, DivX, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3, etc.) so no codec packs are needed. It runs on all platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix, etc. And VLC is hassle free with no spyware, no ads, and no user tracking.
FAAC is an Advanced Audio Coder (MPEG2-AAC, MPEG4-AAC). The goal of FAAC is to explore the possibilities of AAC and exceed the quality of the currently best MP3 encoders. You can submit pull requests via GitHub: https://github.com/knik0/faac https://github.com/knik0/faad2
This is the fast and Free (LGPL license) real time MPEG Audio Layer 1, 2 and 3 decoding library and console player. It uses floating point or integer math, along with several special optimizations (3DNow, SSE, ARM, ...) to make it most efficient.
Audio and video streams generator
Audio toolkit for streaming, aiming at complex Internet radio and video systems. Our stream generator is highly extensible and flexible. Script based, it can be a fully automatic daemon streamer, but is also used for live shows with an user-friendly GUI.
A comprehensive software suite for reading barcodes. Supports EAN/UPC, Code 128, Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5 and QR Code. Includes libraries and applications for decoding captured barcode images and using a video device (eg, webcam) as a barcode scanner.
FLAC is a free lossless compressed audio format which supports streaming and archival. The FLAC project maintains the format and provides a reference encoder/decoder and input plugins for several popular audio players.
A multimedia framework based on Qt and FFmpeg
QtAV is a cross-platform and high performance multimedia playback framework based on Qt and FFmpeg. Features: timeline preview, gpu decoding etc
Dirac is a general-purpose video codec aimed at resolutions from QCIF (176x144) to HDTV (1920x1080) progressive or interlaced. It uses wavelets, motion compensation and arithmetic coding and aims to be competitive with other state of the art codecs.
projectM, a MilkDrop compatible opensource music visualizer
projectM is an OpenGL based advanced music visualization program for Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows. It is backward compatible with all the features of Milkdrop 1.x (and now 2.x), but has many new toys and enhancements.
Matroska is an open standard audio/video container format. Visit our homepage at http://www.matroska.org
A real-time SoundFont software synthesizer
A real-time software synthesizer based on the SoundFont 2 specifications. It can be used for live audio synthesis of MIDI events or for rendering MIDI files to disk, using SoundFont instruments. It can also be embedded in other applications. This is not a application with a graphical user interface, however there are several GUI applications which utilize FluidSynth.
OGMRip is a library providing a common API for ripping and encoding DVD into AVI/OGM/MP4/Matroska files using a wide variety of codecs. It uses mplayer, mencoder, ogmtools, oggenc and lame to perform all its operations.
A lightweight library to handle the sending and receiving of messages according to the Open Sound Control (OSC) protocol.
id3lib is a software library for reading, writing, and manipulating ID3v2 tags. Additionally it is possible to get some basic mp3 header information like bitrate etc.
A multimedia authoring and processing framework and a video playout server for television broadcasting.
PyKaraoke is a cross-platform karaoke player. It currently supports CDG (MP3+G, OGG+G, WAV+G), MIDI (.KAR, .MID) and MPEG formats.
Mikmod is a module player and library supporting many formats, including mod, s3m, it, and xm. Originally a player for MS-DOS, MikMod has been ported to other platforms, such as Unix, Macintosh, BeOS, and Java(!!)
FFmpeg is an audio/video conversion tool. It includes libavcodec, the leading open source codec library. An experimental streaming server for live broadcasts is also included.
The Quasar DV Codec (libdv) is a software decoder for DV format video, as defined by the IEC 61834 and SMPTE 314M standards. DV is the encoding format used by consumer-grade digital camcorders.
MIRROR ONLY, see www.Tribler.org Tribler -- an anonymous Bittorrent streaming client
gtkpod is a platform independent GUI for Apple's iPod using GTK. It allows you to import your existing iTunes database, add songs, podcasts, videos and cover art, and to edit ID3 tags. libgpod is a library allowing direct access to the iPod's conte
OCaml interface to FFTW3 -- the Fastest Fourier Transform in the West! (http://www.fftw.org/). The code is developed at https://github.com/Chris00/fftw-ocaml
jVSTwRapper allows you to develop VST (2.4), Audio Unit (AU) and LADSPA compatible audio plugins and virtual instruments plus user interfaces (Swing) with the Java programming language on Windows, Linux and Mac OSX. 5 demo plugins (+src) are included.
A multi-format module player and library
xmp is a module player for Unix-like systems that plays over 90 mainstream and obscure module formats from Amiga, Atari, Acorn, Apple IIgs and PC, including Protracker (MOD), Scream Tracker 3 (S3M), Fast Tracker II (XM) and Impulse Tracker (IT) files.
MPEG-Audio Layer 2 (MP2) encoder
TwoLAME is a fork of tooLAME - an optimized MPEG Audio Layer 2 (MP2) encoder. New features include a brand new frontend, fully thread-safe library (libtwolame), with an API very similar to LAME's.