Oct 132008
 

QVideoConverter is a simple video converter to convert Video files or DVDs to Divx Videos. QVideoConverter is a simple frontend GUI for mencoder which converts the videos to DivX format. QVideoConverter can auto detect the the Real Video Area and can Normalize video. QVideoConverter allows you to set the Bitrate, file size (MB), Framerate and Video resolution.
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Jul 062008
 


MPlayer is a free opensource movie player which runs on Unix, Linux, Windosw, MacOSX and other operating system platforms.. It plays most MPEG/VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, RealMedia, Matroska, NUT, NuppelVideo, FLI, YUV4MPEG, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by many native, XAnim, and Win32 DLL codecs. You can watch VideoCD, SVCD, DVD, 3ivx, DivX 3/4/5, WMV and even H.264 movies.

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Jul 042008
 


Flashcam is a free opensource tool that aims at making your V4L2 webcam driver usable in Adobe Flash©. You already have a webcam or any video capture device perfectly working, but it is not seen or detected by Adobe Flash© then Flashcam should be able to help.

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Jul 042008
 


GyachE Improved (GyachI) is a free opensource program which is a fork from Gyach Enhanced Yahoo! client for Linux operating systems. This Yahoo! client for Linux operating system supports almost all of the features you would expect to find on the official Windows Yahoo! client: Voice chat, webcams, faders, ‘nicknames’, audibles, avatars, display images, and more. Yet, it remains very light-weight and memory-friendly. GyachE Improved uses Gtk-2 for its user interfaces (Gtk-2 2.0.6 or better required).

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Jun 302008
 


In openSUSE 10.0 & openSUSE 11.0, enabling Desktop effects or Compiz Fusion can cause Video Playback issues and in some cases, there will not be any video displayed. This happens on Intel Display chipset based PCs and Laptops.

The problem seems to be with the Intel Display (XV) drivers. The XVideo extension is not composite aware and draws blue instead of video on areas where the composite manager is doing work. To workaround this issue, you need to switch favorite video player’s output from XV to X11, XImage or XShm.

NOTE: Doing this has can cause degraded performance issues on your Desktop or laptop. This is a workaround only.

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