Multimedia News Archives
VLC Has Begun Working On Some 3D Video Playback Support

It's been a while since last having anything to report on with VLC with the VLC 3.0 release still not available, but thanks to this year's Google Summer of Code, there was an interesting project around working on 3D format support.

10 September 2017 - VLC 3D - 32 Comments
FFmpeg's VP9 Decoder Is Much Faster Thanks To GSoC 2017

As we previously reported on, there was a Google Summer of Code project this year optimizing FFmpeg's VP9 decoder particularly around AVX2 instructions and threading. The project was a success and VP9 decoding should be much faster with FFmpeg as a result.

8 September 2017 - FFmpeg VP9 - 41 Comments
New Media Drivers Ready For The Linux 4.14 Kernel

Mauro Carvalho Chehab has sent in a big pull request of the media subsystem updates for the Linux 4.14 kernel. This time around there are multiple new drivers yielding around a net addition of around 30k lines to the Linux kernel.

7 September 2017 - Linux 4.14 Media Subsystem - 1 Comment
MythTV 29 Released

It's been a while since last having anything to report on with the once very popular MythTV HTPC/DVR software, but today it's out with a new stable release: MythTV 29.

31 July 2017 - MythTV 29.0 - 10 Comments
MythTV 0.28.1 Released

MythTV 0.28 was released nearly one year ago while today we have the first point release for this once very active open-source DVR/PVR software for HTPCs.

1 February 2017 - MythTV 0.28.1 - Add A Comment
GStreamer 1.11.1 Released

GStreamer 1.11.1 is now available as the first unstable release of this multimedia framework for their 1.11 development series, which will culminate with GStreamer 1.12.

12 January 2017 - GStreamer - Add A Comment
Lightworks 14 Video Editor Beta Updates

For those in need of a professional-grade Linux video editor, the Lightworks 14 release is near as the latest feature-update that is more than powerful enough if needing to do any simple home video editing or of holiday videos.

8 January 2017 - Lightworks 14 - 6 Comments

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