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Wednesday, February 2 2011

VLC on Android

A lot of people are asking about the status of VLC media player on Android. We usually answered that we are working on it. Now that some good progresses has been done, lets look at the current status of VLC media player for Android.

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Thursday, November 11 2010

Google Mentor Summit (part2)

We went to the Google Mentor Summit in California for the week-end, let's talk a bit about it ...

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Saturday, November 6 2010

VideoLAN accepted for Google Code In

Google just released the list of organizations that will participate to the Google Code In contest and VideoLAN is part of it!

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Sunday, October 31 2010

Multicat now part of Debian

In another post, I told you about a nice tool called Multicat.

Due to the the Freeze of Debian, Multicat was waiting in the NEW queue. This state changed yesterday has the ftp-masters uploaded the package to the unstable version of Debian.

If you run a Debian unstable you can now install Multicat like any other tools. For every other people, just grab the .deb package that correspond to you architecture and install it. You must be able to install it on older version of Debian as well.

Thursday, October 21 2010

Google Summer of Code: Mentor Summit

Google Mentor Summit

A quick note to announce that we will be at the Google Mentor Summit in California this week-end. This meeting is organized by Google to close the Google Summer of Code and to meet developers from different Free Softwares projects.

Two developers from the VideoLAN project and VLC media player will be present to speak about multimedia, Free Software and many more things.

I will take some picture of the event and post them back here afterward...

Friday, October 1 2010

Compiling VLC for linux people

Compiling VLC media player on Linux is now something really easy. This article is a small tutorial for every people wondering about it.

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Monday, September 13 2010

VLC media player extension for LibriVox

Thanks to VLC extensions, we recently created a script that fetch books from LibriVox. This website is a directory and a project that provide free audio books from the Public Domain like Frankenstein (Mary Shelley) or War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy).

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Thursday, September 2 2010


Multicat is an equivalent of the famous netcat but designed with streaming and especially RTP in mind.

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Wednesday, August 18 2010

Free music and VLC

Actually more and more artists are following the Open Source movement and create really nice content (both audio and video). Since the lastest release of VLC media player (1.1.0), thanks to VLC extensions, we added the ability to access selections of Free Music directly from the playlist. Let's have a look at these contents.

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Wednesday, July 14 2010

Saving memory for free

We have reduced the memory footprint of VLC media player only by repacking some important structures. Let's have a look at the way the structures are arranged in memory and its impact on the memory usage.

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Monday, February 1 2010

Visualisations in VLC

Last summer, I worked on VLC media player as part of the Google Summer of Code, One part of my job was to integrate libprojectM inside VLC media player.

libprojectM is a library that create visualisation accoring to the samples it receive. As you can see the results are really amazing. And for the next version of VLC media player you will normally see this nice feature. Lest enjoy a first screenshot!