Zapping is a television viewer. It is very customizable, compatible with many different TV cards, and supports LIRC so you can setup your remote. Features a built in deinterlacer, Closed captioning support, and teletext support.


Gaupol is an editor for text-based subtitle files. It supports multiple subtitle file formats and provides means of correcting texts and timing subtitles to match video. The user interface is designed with attention to batch processing of multiple documents and convenience of translating.


FreeGuide displays TV listings. It uses XMLTV to extract the TV listing information from web pages and store them for off-line viewing. The user can create a list of favourite programmes and a customised TV guide. It works for British, American, Canadian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, and New Zealand listings.


SMPlayer intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more.


Elisa is a media center solution that includes a personal video recorder functionality (PVR) and Music Jukebox support, Elisa will also interoperate with devices following the DLNA standard like Intel's ViiV systems.


dvd::rip is a full featured DVD copy program. It provides an easy to use and feature-rich interface to control almost all aspects of the ripping and transcoding process. It uses the widely known video processing swissknife transcode and many other Open Source tools.

Warning: While this software does not cost anything it is not free. To learn about free and non-free software read our section on software freedom.


OGMRip is an application and a set of libraries for ripping and encoding DVD into AVI, OGM, MP4, or Matroska files using a wide variety of codecs. It relies on mplayer, mencoder, ogmtools, mkvtoolnix, mp4box, oggenc, lame, and faac to perform its tasks.


* transcodes from DVD or files
* outputs OGM, AVI, MP4, or Matroska files


DVD95 is an application to convert DVD9 (8.54GB disks) to DVD5 (4.7GB disks), AVI or PSP files. The user interface is aimed at being simple and elegant to use.


Dragon Player is a simple video player.

Some of the features include:

* Simple
* Auto resume
* Subtitles
* Display settings


Me TV was developed for the modern digital lounge room with a PC for a media centre that is capable of normal PC tasks (web surfing, word processing and watching TV). It is not designed to be a full-blown media centre, such as MythTV, but will integrate well with the desktop.