A DirectShow and Video for Windows codec (VFW)
ffdshow is an advanced DirectShow filter and Video for Windows codec (VFW) codec that supports many audio and video formats. For example: H.264, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, H.263, VP3, VP6, Theora, MJPEG, SVQ3, MP3, AC3, DTS, E-AC3, AAC, and Vorbis.
A video capture utility for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows platforms
Do you need quick capture and encoding capabilities for video on your desktop? VirtualDub is a free, Open Source solution specifically designed for that purpose. VirtualDub might lack the editing power of a general-purpose editor such as Adobe Premiere, but is streamlined for fast linear operations over video in return. It has batch-processing capabilities for processing large numbers of files and can be extended with third-party video filters.
Avisynth is a scripting language and a collection of filters for simple (and not so simple!) non-linear video editing tasks. It frameserves video to applications.
ffdshow is DirectShow and VFW codec for decoding/encoding many video and audio formats, including DivX and XviD movies using libavcodec, xvid and other opensourced libraries with a rich set of postprocessing filters.
An application that does scaling/deinterlacing/inverse telecine using a high powered PC and certain TV capture cards. Essentially, this software converts a PC into a good-quality line doubler/scaler/upconverter machine!
xine is a free multimedia player. It plays back CDs, DVDs, and VCDs. It also decodes multimedia files like AVI, MOV, WMV, and MP3 from local disk drives, and displays multimedia streamed over the Internet.
Mjpeg tools is a suite of programs which support video capture, editing, playback, and compression to MPEG of MJPEG video. Edit, play and compression software is hardware independent. Capture supports MJPEG hardware (Buz,DC10+ etc). and V4l2 devices.
VirtualDub APNG Mod is created to provide Animated PNG support for the popular video editing software VirtualDub. Export module is designed to compress the output files as much as possible. Internal input driver can load APNG files, for more editing.
A homebrew video suite for game consoles
A homebrew software suite for video game consoles developed to help in the evaluation of upscalers, upscan converters, line doublers and of course TV processing of 240p video. The Wii and Dreamcast versions have modes for 480i and 480p evaluation as well. It has tests designed with the processing of 240p signals in mind, although when possible it includes other video modes and specific tests for them. These have been tested with video processors on real hardware and a variety of displays, including CRTs and Arcade monitors via RGB. As a secondary target, the suite aims to provide tools for calibrating colors, black and white levels for specific console outputs and setups. Current platforms are: Sega Genesis (Mega Drive), Sega CD (Mega CD), PC Engine/Turbografx-16, Super CD-ROM2/CD-ROM2, NES/Famicom, Super Nintendo/Super Famicom, Sega Dreamcast, Nintendo Wii and GameCube.
FreeFrame is the open-source cross-platform real-time video effects plugin system for VJ softwares. FreeFrame is now well supported by most major VJ titles. More information on the home page: http://freeframe.sourceforge.net
Advanced FrameServer is plugin for Adobe Premiere CS5.x, based on DebugMode FrameServer (www.debugmode.com), fully rewritten and optimized for 64-bit platform.
Vivia is a video editing program for Linux and Windows. It provides extremely easy editing of clips and transitions in real-time, along with multi-camera support for editing scenes that were recorded by more than one camera simultaneously.
FlasKMPEG. An MPEG transcoding program.
tvtime is a realtime video deinterlacer. It displays video at full 59.94fps for NTSC or 50fps for PAL for high visual quality and smoothness of motion.
Designed for the Sony Playstation 2, Argon, allows you to play multimedia files like XVID, DivX, and MP3. It is based off of the Simple Media Player (SMS) and offers an interface similar to that of the Playstation 3/PSP.
SpanishDub, traducción al espańol de VirtualDubMod.
real-time MPEG-1/MPEG-4 encoder
MplayerXP is branch of well known mplayer (http://mplayerhq.hu) which is based on new (thread based) core. Main goal of this project is to achieve smoothness of video playback due monotonous CPU loading.
XBMP (XBox Media Player) has been discontinued as replaced by XBMC (xbmc.org)
GImageView is a GTK+ based image viewer which supports tabbed browsing, thumbnail table views, directory tree views and drag and drop. It also support movies using the Xine library and MPlayer, and supports images in compressed archive formats.
Drempels Desktop Enhancer and Psychedelic Wallpaper
Kymaera is a open-source Front End for many applications. It was originally designed as a FrontEnd for MAME and other EMU's for use on Arcade Cabinets. The current version of Kymaera 2.0.2 is for Windows and DOS. Linux version coming soon
Media player designed for low-end machines with all the functions you may ever need.
VIDIX is VIDeo Interface for linux. VIDIX is portable interface which was designed and introduced as interface to userspace drivers to provide DGA everywhere where it's possible.
libmpeg2 - a free MPEG-2 video stream decoder