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Mplayer, FFmpeg Gain VA-API Support   Software   2008-12-24

VLC Linux & Open-Source News

Mesa's VDPAU State Tracker Adds Support For AV1 Decoding   Mesa   2024-03-07
KDE Plasma 6.0 Is Proving To Be Unlike The Rocky KDE 4 Launch   KDE   2024-03-03
Higher Quality AV1 Video Encoding Now Available For Radeon Graphics On Linux   Radeon   2023-10-12
FFmpeg 6.0 Will Be Big With AV1 Hardware Decoding, Many Other Features   Multimedia   2023-02-06
Updated WebKit Adds Experimental WebCodecs AV1, dav1d Decoder   Free Software   2023-01-13
IPFS Supported In FFmpeg 5.1, IPFS Devs Envision Support In More Open-Source Projects   Multimedia   2022-08-10
MPlayer 1.5 Released To Advance This Open-Source Video Player   Multimedia   2022-03-01
FSF-Tailored Trisquel 10.0 Released - Adds 32-bit Arm, Defaults To GNU Linux-Libre 5.4   GNU   2022-02-02
FFmpeg 5.0 Aims To Be An LTS Release   Multimedia   2022-01-17
GhostBSD 22.01.12 Released With Automatic Detection For Old AMD GPUs   BSD   2022-01-17
Linux 5.13-rc7 Released Following A Very Calm Week   Linux Kernel   2021-06-20
Google Announces Some Very Interesting GSoC 2021 Projects   Google   2021-05-17
Linux 5.11-rc6 Released With Itanium Support Now Orphaned   Linux Kernel   2021-01-31
LibreOffice Drops Its Experimental, Buggy VLC Integration   LibreOffice   2020-12-26
OpenIndiana 2020.10 Released For Continuing Where OpenSolaris Left Off   Operating Systems   2020-11-01
OpenZFS 2.0 Nears Release, OpenZFS 3.0 Could See macOS Support   Linux Storage   2020-10-07
NVIDIA RTX 30 Series Supports AV1 Accelerated Video Decoding   NVIDIA   2020-09-01
VideoLAN Now Developing "libndi" For NDI Video Stream Handling   Multimedia   2020-06-18
There Are Many Interesting Google Summer of Code 2020 Open-Source Projects   Google   2020-05-07
Linspire 8.7 Trying To Lure Windows Users With Switch From KDE To MATE Desktop   Operating Systems   2020-03-04
Solus 4.1 Released With Application Changes, ESYNC Support For Linux Gaming   Operating Systems   2020-01-25
KDE Kicks Off 2020 With Landing New Feature Work   KDE   2020-01-05
Wayland's Wild Decade From v1.0 Release To Usable GNOME/KDE Desktop Support   Wayland   2019-12-29
Linux Mint Pulling In MPV-Based Celluloid Media Player + Dropping Last Mono Dependency   Operating Systems   2019-10-31
NixOS 19.09 Released With Xfce 4.14 Packages, GNOME 3 Updates   Operating Systems   2019-10-09
Raspbian 2019-09-26 Has Raspberry Pi SPI EEPROM Updater, NTFS-3G Added   Raspberry Pi   2019-09-30
GhostBSD 19.09 Provides A Good BSD Desktop Built Off TrueOS & FreeBSD 12   BSD   2019-09-17
There Are A Ton Of Interesting GSoC Projects This Year: Dav1d GPU Compute, Wayland, Rust   Google   2019-05-06
KDE Elisa Music Player Picks Up Support For VLC Library   KDE   2019-04-12
New Raspbian Brings Performance Improvements, Updated Packages To Raspberry Pi   Raspberry Pi   2019-04-10
The First Test Release Of Phoronix Test Suite 8.8 Plus Exciting New Benchmarks   Phoronix Test Suite   2019-03-17
DAV1D v0.2 AV1 Video Decoder Released With SSSE3 & NEON Optimizations   Multimedia   2019-03-04
Linux 5.0, Radeon VII, Intel Iris Driver & Other Exciting Milestones In February   Phoronix   2019-02-28
AV1 Image File Format v1.0 Finalized   Standards   2019-02-28
VLC 4.0 Media Player Eyeing New User Interface, Better Wayland Support & VR/3D   Multimedia   2019-02-05
VLC 3.0.6 Released While The Project Celebrates Three Billion Downloads   Multimedia   2019-01-11
Spotify Tops Ubuntu's Snap Store Downloads While GIMP Tops Flatpak's Flathub   Desktop   2019-01-05
DAV1D v0.1 AV1 Video Decoder Released   Multimedia   2018-12-11
The DAV1D AV1 Video Decoder Has Become Very Fast   Multimedia   2018-11-21
Raspbian 2018-11-13 Brings Hardware-Accelerated VLC Media Player   Debian   2018-11-16
Debian 9.6 Released With Many Security & Bug Fixes, Adds In Rust's Cargo   Debian   2018-11-10
AMD Posts Latest Open-Source Linux Patches For FreeSync / Adaptive-Sync / VRR   Radeon   2018-10-11
Mageia 6.1 Released With Updated Kernel For Better Hardware Support   Operating Systems   2018-10-06
DAV1D: A New AV1 Video Decoder From The VideoLAN Developers   Multimedia   2018-10-01
Lubuntu Switching To VLC, KDE 5 LibreOffice Frontend   Operating Systems   2018-09-13
VLC Saw A Lot Of Exciting Work Thanks To Google Summer of Code 2018   Multimedia   2018-08-30
REAPER 5.93 Brings New Linux-Native Builds   Multimedia   2018-07-18
Wine 3.0.2 Released With 53 Bug Fixes   WINE   2018-06-26
The Most Interesting Google GSoC 2018 Projects: QEMU Vulkan, Virtual KMS, Nautilus GTK4   Google   2018-04-24
18.04 Beta 1 Released For Opt-In Ubuntu Flavors   Ubuntu   2018-03-09
Raven Ridge, Vulkan & Another Valve Linux Developer Excited Folks This Month   Phoronix   2018-02-28
VLC 3.0.1 Released With Chromecast Improvements, Better Qt HiDPI Support   Multimedia   2018-02-28
VLC 3.0 Released   Multimedia   2018-02-09
VLC 3.0 Should Be Out By The End Of The Week   Multimedia   2018-02-08
Linspire Is Back From The Dead In 2018   Operating Systems   2018-01-02
Open-Source Driver Progress & Vulkan Dominated December   Phoronix   2018-01-01
VLC 3.0-RC3 Released With Hardware Decoding That Works On All Platforms   Multimedia   2017-12-25
It Looks Like VLC 3.0 Will Finally Be Released Soon   Multimedia   2017-12-13
Ubuntu 17.10 Final Beta Is Ready For Testing   Ubuntu   2017-09-29
VLC Has Begun Working On Some 3D Video Playback Support   Multimedia   2017-09-10
KDE Frameworks 5.35 Released   KDE   2017-06-10
Neil French Replaces Jane Silber As Director At Canonical   Ubuntu   2017-06-08
Kodi 17.2 Released To Fix Security Issue, Bugs   Multimedia   2017-05-24
Exciting GSoC 2017 Projects: Vulkan Software Renderer, Kodi On Wayland, Much More   Google   2017-05-04
The Wayland Highlights Of 2016   Wayland   2016-12-28
Trying Out The FreeBSD-Powered TrueOS With Its Custom Qt Desktop   BSD   2016-09-06
Patches Posted For Supporting DRI3 With VA-API & VDPAU   Mesa   2016-05-11
VLC Lands Improvements To Chromecast Support   Multimedia   2016-03-25
VLC Now Has Zero-Copy Support For GStreamer Video Decoding   Multimedia   2016-02-06
VLC 3.0 Remains Under Development While VLC 4.0 Will Have Better Wayland Support & A New UI   Multimedia   2016-02-01
Linux Distribution Battles, Linux 4.5, & Graphics Drivers Were Hot This Month   Phoronix   2016-01-31
2016 Has Been Off To A Great Start For Open-Source & Linux   Free Software   2016-01-17
VLC 3.0 Continues To Be Developed With Many Changes   Multimedia   2016-01-03
The Most Popular Linux News So Far This Year   Phoronix   2015-12-13
Caffe AlexNet Deep Learning Benchmark Added   Free Software   2015-11-15
The Most Popular Linux News & Milestones From This Winter   Phoronix   2015-03-20
Foobnix Music Player Ported To GTK3   GNOME   2015-03-05
Linux 4.0 & LLVM vs. GCC Yielded Much Interest This Month   Phoronix   2015-02-28
VLC 2.2 "Weathermax" Brings Better VP9 & H.265 Support   Multimedia   2015-02-27
VLC 2.2 Has Many Features Coming, But VLC 3.0 Will Be Even More Exciting   Multimedia   2015-02-10
VLC Gains Support For Systemd's Journal   systemd   2015-02-08
Version 1.4 Of Libjpeg-Turbo Released   Free Software   2015-01-09
VLC Gains A BPG Decoder, But Will This Image Format Ever Take Off?   Free Software   2015-01-09
Wayland Support Starts Coming Together For VLC Media Player   Multimedia   2014-10-16
Yet Another Linux Distro Trying To Cater Towards Gamers   Linux Gaming   2014-09-07
Open-Source Blu-Ray Now Works For BD-J / Menu Rendering   Free Software   2014-07-18
Mageia 5 Alpha Updates A Lot Of Software   Operating Systems   2014-07-09
Google Is Financing A Lot Of Great Open-Source Work This Summer   Google   2014-04-21
More Details On Wine's GPU Video Decode Plans   WINE   2014-04-11
Catalyst 14.3 Beta Linux Driver Fixes OpenGL Performance Issues   AMD   2014-03-18
FFmpeg & Libav Add H.265 Encoder Via x265   Multimedia   2014-02-12
Open-Source Blu-ray Decryption Library For Linux   Free Software   2014-01-02
Snappy: A GStreamer & Clutter Powered Movie Player   GNOME   2013-11-24
Phonon Now Supports Qt5, Likes VLC Over GStreamer   Qt   2013-11-05
FFmpeg Now Supports HEVC/H.265 Decoding   Multimedia   2013-10-16
Open-Source Blu-Ray Library Advances (libbluray)   Free Software   2013-10-04
VLC 2.1 Is Now Available: Qt5 Happy, Audio Improvements   Qt   2013-09-25
VLC Media Player Adds Support For H.265 / HEVC   Multimedia   2013-09-17
Features Coming For The VLC 2.1 Media Player   Free Software   2013-07-16
VLC Media Player Making Good Progress In Qt5 Port   Qt   2013-07-16
Videos Of Unity Running On Mir Via X Server   Desktop   2013-03-05
Lua Scripting Support Being Added To NetBSD Kernel   BSD   2013-02-14
The Video Acceleration State On Linux GPU Drivers   Hardware   2013-02-05
VLC 2.0.5 "Twoflower" Has Experimental Blu-Ray Support   Free Software   2012-12-17
FFmpeg Reaches Version 1.0   Multimedia   2012-09-28
Using GPU Video Acceleration Under Linux   AMD   2012-06-22
MPlayer 1.1 Magically Surfaces With New Features   Multimedia   2012-06-06
AMD Admits It Has Linux Problems   AMD   2012-05-29
LinuxTag 2012 Gathers Linux Stakeholders In Berlin   Free Software   2012-05-22
Gentoo 12.1 Released With ZFS Support   Operating Systems   2012-04-01
New Enlightenment EFL Package Releases   Free Software   2012-03-24
Will H.264 Codec Support Come To Fedora? Nope.   Fedora   2012-03-21
State Of NVIDIA's VDPAU, A New Community List   NVIDIA   2012-02-25
Mageia 2 Reaches Beta State   Operating Systems   2012-02-22
VLC 2.0 Twoflower Media Player Released   Free Software   2012-02-19
Google Code-In 2011 Accomplishments   Google   2012-01-30
First Release Of Open-Source Blu-Ray Library   Free Software   2011-12-11
The Underlying KWin Improvements In KDE 4.7   KDE   2011-05-28
Exciting GSoC Projects For 2011   Google   2011-04-25
VP8 Over VDPAU In Gallium3D Is Emeric's Target   Mesa   2011-03-29
ReactOS 0.3.13 Brings Lots Of Improvements   Operating Systems   2011-03-27
Will H.264 VA-API / VDPAU Finally Come To Gallium3D?   Mesa   2011-03-23
Adobe's Flash Video Acceleration On Linux Uses VDPAU   Proprietary Software   2010-12-01
VLC With Phonon Back-End Is Now Ready For Use   Free Software   2010-12-01
There's A Gallium3D State Tracker For VDPAU   Mesa   2010-06-28
MythTV 0.23 Released; MythTV 0.24 Plans Documented   Multimedia   2010-05-11
FFmpeg Gains VDPAU MPEG-4 ASP Acceleration   Multimedia   2009-11-13
Adobe Flash Player 10.1 To Support VDPAU?   Proprietary Software   2009-10-09
VLC Media Player Reaches Version 1.0   Free Software   2009-07-07
Will AMD's XvBA Beat Out NVIDIA's VDPAU?   AMD   2009-07-06
XBMC Receives Mainline Support For VDPAU   Multimedia   2009-03-23
Blu-ray Focus Grows Within FFmpeg Project   Multimedia   2009-03-20
XBMC Media Player Has Support For NVIDIA VDPAU   Multimedia   2009-03-04
Intel Considering VDPAU Support For X.Org Driver   Intel   2009-02-08
VLC Media Player To Receive VDPAU Support   NVIDIA   2008-12-23
VLC Media Player 0.8.6   Free Software   2006-12-10