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[18 Nov 2009 | 5 Comments | ]
Simple media player with basic codecs

MPCSTAR is a package of video player and many codecs. It contains a user-friendly player and carefully selected codecs to support various video formats. With MPCSTAR, you would be able to play all your movies downloaded from the internet.

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[27 Jul 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
MediaPortal – Free Open Source Media Center Software

Features Overview

Internal support for several remote control (streamzap, MCE, redeye, winlirc, hauppauge, FireDTV)
Supports analog TV, DVB-C, DVB-T, DVB-S and ATSC
HDTV and AC3 support
Timeshifting,Watch, Pause, Rewind, FF, RW Live TV
Play any movie your PC has a codec for
Watch your pictures/photos
Sort your music in many ways like tracks, genre, filesize, artists, album
Listen to your favorite radio stations (FM, DVB or internet stream)
Show the latest weather information
Read and send mail within MediaPortal

Review
Media Portal is an open source program that can turn your PC into an advanced multi-media center. With this program you can …

open source, video tools »

[10 Jul 2009 | One Comment | ]
HandBrake – Free Open Source Video Transcoder

Overview
HandBrake is an open source and multiplatform program that can transcode video files. It is able to handle the most popular video file types and containers and it’s available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X platforms.

Review
When it comes to video transcoders there are a lot of freeware options available right now, from simple straightforward programs to more complex and advanced software. You might already know about MeGui or the “classic” AutoGK, or maybe you were impressed by Rono’s review of XMedia Recode a few days ago. And these are …

open source, video tools »

[30 May 2009 | 5 Comments | ]

Overview
SMPlayer is a free, open source, media player able to play almost any video file format. It also has a portable version and a Linux version.

Review
My favorite video player was so far GOM Player, a solid freeware program able to play many file formats. Now I decided to give SMPlayer a try, mainly because it’s open source and you already know that I have a particular weak spot for open source programs because I really believe that they represent the future of computer programs. Anyway, overall I am satisfied with …

open source, video tools »

[21 Feb 2009 | 7 Comments | ]

Overview
Avidemux is an open source video editing program that can handle many file types, fom avi and mpeg to flv.