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VLC’s newest release: 1.1.6

VLC team made their newest release of the VideoLAN Player available to the general public. VLC 1.1.6 which is now available as a source tarball fixes a security hole that was reported in december 2010 which makes it a recommended upgrade. A lot of other changes and bugfixes went into the new VLC , you […]

VLC and creating WebM video

The VLC packages which I created to accompany the release of Slackware 13.1 support the playback of WebM video, the Google-sponsored new free video format. What the VLC graphical interface can not yet do, is allow you to encode WebM video. Lucky for us, VLC has a command-line interface as well, with a humongous amount […]

X264 encoder gains blu-ray encoding capability

Interesting piece of information in the #videolan IRC channel today: the X264 encoder (producing the video format commonly used in MKV and MP4 movies) is now capable of producing Blu-Ray compliant video. Until now, the free software world was not equipped with anything capable of producing Blu-Ray video discs. With the video encoding now taken […]

VLMC, and translating a Qt application

VLMC In the past week, I have been messing a bit with the VideoLAN Movie Creator (VLMC). This is a new project – not yet released in a stable version – from the VideoLAN developer community. It is meant to become “a free video editing software, offering features to realize semi-professional quality movies, but with […]