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Mplayer, FFmpeg Gain VA-API Support   Software   24 Dec 2008

VLC Linux News

VideoLAN Now Developing "libndi" For NDI...   Multimedia   18 Jun 2020
There Are Many Interesting Google Summer of Code 2020...   Google   07 May 2020
Linspire 8.7 Trying To Lure Windows Users With Switch...   Operating Systems   04 Mar 2020
Solus 4.1 Released With Application Changes, ESYNC...   Operating Systems   25 Jan 2020
KDE Kicks Off 2020 With Landing New Feature Work   KDE   05 Jan 2020
Wayland's Wild Decade From v1.0 Release To Usable...   Wayland   29 Dec 2019
Linux Mint Pulling In MPV-Based Celluloid Media Player...   Operating Systems   31 Oct 2019
NixOS 19.09 Released With Xfce 4.14 Packages, GNOME 3...   Operating Systems   09 Oct 2019
Raspbian 2019-09-26 Has Raspberry Pi SPI EEPROM...   Operating Systems   30 Sep 2019
GhostBSD 19.09 Provides A Good BSD Desktop Built Off...   BSD   17 Sep 2019
There Are A Ton Of Interesting GSoC Projects This...   Google   06 May 2019
KDE Elisa Music Player Picks Up Support For VLC...   KDE   12 Apr 2019
New Raspbian Brings Performance Improvements, Updated...   Operating Systems   10 Apr 2019
The First Test Release Of Phoronix Test Suite 8.8 Plus...   Phoronix Test Suite   17 Mar 2019
DAV1D v0.2 AV1 Video Decoder Released With SSSE3 &...   Multimedia   04 Mar 2019
Linux 5.0, Radeon VII, Intel Iris Driver & Other...   Phoronix   28 Feb 2019
AV1 Image File Format v1.0 Finalized   Standards   28 Feb 2019
VLC 4.0 Media Player Eyeing New User Interface, Better...   Multimedia   05 Feb 2019
VLC 3.0.6 Released While The Project Celebrates Three...   Multimedia   11 Jan 2019
Spotify Tops Ubuntu's Snap Store Downloads While GIMP...   Desktop   05 Jan 2019
DAV1D v0.1 AV1 Video Decoder Released   Multimedia   11 Dec 2018
The DAV1D AV1 Video Decoder Has Become Very Fast   Multimedia   21 Nov 2018
Raspbian 2018-11-13 Brings Hardware-Accelerated VLC...   Debian   16 Nov 2018
Debian 9.6 Released With Many Security & Bug...   Debian   10 Nov 2018
AMD Posts Latest Open-Source Linux Patches For...   Radeon   11 Oct 2018
Mageia 6.1 Released With Updated Kernel For Better...   Operating Systems   06 Oct 2018
DAV1D: A New AV1 Video Decoder From The VideoLAN...   Multimedia   01 Oct 2018
Lubuntu Switching To VLC, KDE 5 LibreOffice Frontend   Operating Systems   13 Sep 2018
VLC Saw A Lot Of Exciting Work Thanks To Google Summer...   Multimedia   30 Aug 2018
REAPER 5.93 Brings New Linux-Native Builds   Multimedia   18 Jul 2018
Wine 3.0.2 Released With 53 Bug Fixes   WINE   26 Jun 2018
The Most Interesting Google GSoC 2018 Projects: QEMU...   Google   24 Apr 2018
18.04 Beta 1 Released For Opt-In Ubuntu Flavors   Ubuntu   09 Mar 2018
Raven Ridge, Vulkan & Another Valve Linux...   Phoronix   28 Feb 2018
VLC 3.0.1 Released With Chromecast Improvements,...   Multimedia   28 Feb 2018
VLC 3.0 Released   Multimedia   09 Feb 2018
VLC 3.0 Should Be Out By The End Of The Week   Multimedia   08 Feb 2018
Linspire Is Back From The Dead In 2018   Operating Systems   02 Jan 2018
Open-Source Driver Progress & Vulkan Dominated...   Phoronix   01 Jan 2018
VLC 3.0-RC3 Released With Hardware Decoding That Works...   Multimedia   25 Dec 2017
It Looks Like VLC 3.0 Will Finally Be Released Soon   Multimedia   13 Dec 2017
Ubuntu 17.10 Final Beta Is Ready For Testing   Ubuntu   29 Sep 2017
VLC Has Begun Working On Some 3D Video Playback...   Multimedia   10 Sep 2017
KDE Frameworks 5.35 Released   KDE   10 Jun 2017
Neil French Replaces Jane Silber As Director At...   Ubuntu   08 Jun 2017
Kodi 17.2 Released To Fix Security Issue, Bugs   Multimedia   24 May 2017
Exciting GSoC 2017 Projects: Vulkan Software Renderer,...   Google   04 May 2017
The Wayland Highlights Of 2016   Wayland   28 Dec 2016
Trying Out The FreeBSD-Powered TrueOS With Its Custom...   BSD   06 Sep 2016
Patches Posted For Supporting DRI3 With VA-API &...   Mesa   11 May 2016
VLC Lands Improvements To Chromecast Support   Multimedia   25 Mar 2016
VLC Now Has Zero-Copy Support For GStreamer Video...   Multimedia   06 Feb 2016
VLC 3.0 Remains Under Development While VLC 4.0 Will...   Multimedia   01 Feb 2016
Linux Distribution Battles, Linux 4.5, & Graphics...   Phoronix   31 Jan 2016
2016 Has Been Off To A Great Start For Open-Source...   Free Software   17 Jan 2016
VLC 3.0 Continues To Be Developed With Many Changes   Multimedia   03 Jan 2016
The Most Popular Linux News So Far This Year   Phoronix   13 Dec 2015
Caffe AlexNet Deep Learning Benchmark Added   Free Software   15 Nov 2015
The Most Popular Linux News & Milestones From This...   Phoronix   20 Mar 2015
Foobnix Music Player Ported To GTK3   GNOME   05 Mar 2015
Linux 4.0 & LLVM vs. GCC Yielded Much Interest...   Phoronix   28 Feb 2015
VLC 2.2 "Weathermax" Brings Better VP9 &...   Multimedia   27 Feb 2015
VLC 2.2 Has Many Features Coming, But VLC 3.0 Will Be...   Multimedia   10 Feb 2015
VLC Gains Support For Systemd's Journal   systemd   08 Feb 2015
Version 1.4 Of Libjpeg-Turbo Released   Free Software   09 Jan 2015
VLC Gains A BPG Decoder, But Will This Image Format...   Free Software   09 Jan 2015
Wayland Support Starts Coming Together For VLC Media...   Multimedia   16 Oct 2014
Yet Another Linux Distro Trying To Cater Towards...   Linux Gaming   07 Sep 2014
Open-Source Blu-Ray Now Works For BD-J / Menu...   Free Software   18 Jul 2014
Mageia 5 Alpha Updates A Lot Of Software   Operating Systems   09 Jul 2014
Google Is Financing A Lot Of Great Open-Source Work...   Google   21 Apr 2014
More Details On Wine's GPU Video Decode Plans   WINE   11 Apr 2014
Catalyst 14.3 Beta Linux Driver Fixes OpenGL...   AMD   18 Mar 2014
FFmpeg & Libav Add H.265 Encoder Via x265   Multimedia   12 Feb 2014
Open-Source Blu-ray Decryption Library For Linux   Free Software   02 Jan 2014
Snappy: A GStreamer & Clutter Powered Movie Player   GNOME   24 Nov 2013
Phonon Now Supports Qt5, Likes VLC Over GStreamer   Qt   05 Nov 2013
FFmpeg Now Supports HEVC/H.265 Decoding   Multimedia   16 Oct 2013
Open-Source Blu-Ray Library Advances (libbluray)   Free Software   04 Oct 2013
VLC 2.1 Is Now Available: Qt5 Happy, Audio...   Qt   25 Sep 2013
VLC Media Player Adds Support For H.265 / HEVC   Multimedia   17 Sep 2013
Features Coming For The VLC 2.1 Media Player   Free Software   16 Jul 2013
VLC Media Player Making Good Progress In Qt5 Port   Qt   16 Jul 2013
Videos Of Unity Running On Mir Via X Server   Desktop   05 Mar 2013
Lua Scripting Support Being Added To NetBSD Kernel   BSD   14 Feb 2013
The Video Acceleration State On Linux GPU Drivers   Hardware   05 Feb 2013
VLC 2.0.5 "Twoflower" Has Experimental...   Free Software   17 Dec 2012
FFmpeg Reaches Version 1.0   Multimedia   28 Sep 2012
Using GPU Video Acceleration Under Linux   AMD   22 Jun 2012
MPlayer 1.1 Magically Surfaces With New Features   Multimedia   06 Jun 2012
AMD Admits It Has Linux Problems   AMD   29 May 2012
LinuxTag 2012 Gathers Linux Stakeholders In Berlin   Free Software   22 May 2012
Gentoo 12.1 Released With ZFS Support   Operating Systems   01 Apr 2012
New Enlightenment EFL Package Releases   Free Software   24 Mar 2012
Will H.264 Codec Support Come To Fedora? Nope.   Fedora   21 Mar 2012
State Of NVIDIA's VDPAU, A New Community List   NVIDIA   25 Feb 2012
Mageia 2 Reaches Beta State   Operating Systems   22 Feb 2012
VLC 2.0 Twoflower Media Player Released   Free Software   19 Feb 2012
Google Code-In 2011 Accomplishments   Google   30 Jan 2012
First Release Of Open-Source Blu-Ray Library   Free Software   11 Dec 2011