List of Theora videos

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This is a list of sites where you can download videos encoded with Theora.

Serial and Episodic

Learn basic electronics from a electrical engineering student attending University of York.
Iternautas Television
Spanish website with clips from the Andaluzian station. Content licensed under CC-BY-NC.
High Density
A show about technology and politics, with a focus on simple explanations for interesting innovations. Hosted by Ramon Cahenzli and Shane Coughlan.
Linux Action Show
Video broadcast of the Linux Action Show during live recording. Audio podcasts are vorbis-encoded.
Linux Journal
Linux related tips and tricks, in-depth tutorials, product reviews, and insights.
Archive of the House of Representatives and Senate (USA) floor footage.
No Fat Clips!!!
Short films, music videos, hip commercials, and other kinds of short visual entertainment. Updated daily. (English and Italian language)
Rustbelt TV
Pittsburgh Indymedia's TV program based on Rustbelt Radio (audio available as ogg vorbis).
Features the stories of individuals hacking everyday life, with environmental sustainability.
Four technology episodes, from 2003 to 2006, that look at the computer hacker mentality.
A video show providing news, reviews, and general discussion about open source initiatives, since 2006.
Uncensored Interview
Thousands of musician interviews available under a creative commons license and as a Theora-encoded file. Look for the "Download Clip" link above the embedded Flash Player on many of the webpages.
WFTL Bytes
An "occasiodaily" FOSS and Linux News Show. Theora-formatted since October 2008.

Video Sharing Services
A video sharing website which allows the upload and the download of Ogg Theora files.
Dailymotion OLPC Group
A dedicated space to save the videos created by XO users.
Dailymotion Openvideo BETA
Dailymotion repository of videos hosted in a Theora format.
Engage Media
A video sharing website which focuses on social justice and environmental issues in South East Asia.
An HTML5-based video hosting website which supports Ogg video and (unrelated) WebM.
Global Independent Streaming Support. Free streaming services for free media. Free as in cost, free as in software. Individual videos are shared on the Distributed Media Database webpage.
A streamlined video sharing website for Ogg Theora encoded files up to one gigabyte in size.
Theora Sea
A directory of online and free videos using ITheora.
An originally experimental Ogg video uploading site, which existed to test out usage of the HTML 5 video and audio elements with the Ogg codecs. Could pick videos from Youtube and offer OGV for viewing or download. Now back online, videos are there, but no longer download+convert from Youtube and login required to upload (doesn't work ???)
A video syndication network which uses only open source software, in order to provide free and equal access to the video source.
Wikimedia Commons
An archive database of more than 6'000'000 media files (over 4400 of them are video), to which anyone can contribute.
Anime, Asian content sharing. In beta test.

Note: A list of video sharing websites which support the upload of Ogg files can be found on Wikipedia, all of them however will force-convert all incoming videos into a "flash" format, thus apply a "free and lossy into proprietary and lossy" conversion. The page doesn't contain any information about video services allowing to host files in OGG format.

Short Films

11200 Undo
A short movie about computer, religion, sex, glue and so on...
Big Buck Bunny (2008)
An open content, short animated film by the Blender Institute. Also known as by the project codename, Peach. Available in 720p and smaller sizes.
Elephants Dream (2006)
An open content, short animated film by the Blender Institute. Also known as by the project codename, Orange. More about the project...
Sintel (2010)
Another open content, short animated film by the Blender Institute. Codename: Durian.
Internet Archive
Thousands of digital movies which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to videos of every genre.
Lego Movies
Two short movies: A New Computer and Swim.
More Lego Movies
Submissions from an animation contest. Also available as HTML-5 video tag elements on a separate page.
Shock Doctrine
A short film by Alfonso Cuarón and Naomi Klein, directed by Jonás Cuarón.
Sita Sings the Blues (2009)
Acclaimed, animated film by Nina Paley.
Steal This Film 2 (2007)
Video archive of the numerous interviews used, and not used, in the documentary.
A collaborative, "open source" movie project, under a creative commons license.
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1967) and The Snow Creature (1954)
Full-length public domain movies from the Internet Archive's collection.

Scientific Demonstrations

1696 Lightnings
Visual and audible demonstration of a lightning storm in Montreal.
Deep Vision
Technical demonstrations of the features of Deep Vision's Machine Perception.
Conceptual resonance with ice, by David Steinberg.
Two videos on computer graphic engines: fijuu2 and q3apd.

Streaming Media

El Software Libre 2009 conference streamed a live broadcast of presentations live June 18-21. (Spanish language)
Editing Archive TV
Streams unlicensed Japanese anime, amateur machinima films, and video game captures.
Phil's Nest Box
Live video from nest boxes in the UK.
Rare Music Live
Rare international contemporary indie rock music videos. (Russian language)
Theora Livestream
from Vienna based community TV station Okto
Transmisje Sejmiku Województwa Łódzkiego
A live broadcast of the Sejmik of the Łódź Voivodship in Poland (regional parliament). (available only when meetings take place, in polish)
TV Mallorca
Streams the Mallorca television station content through streaming online. (Spanish language)
A spring-off project from Radio Vague, and distributed under the GNU Free Document License.
Provides video producers open-access to online media streaming, in a format stylized after a television channel.
Télévision libre - Contenu Libre. (French language)
Provides several sections of OGG encoded video.

GNU/Linux Philosophical

Recording of a speech on copyright, at Auckland University, New Zealand.
Creative Commons
Informational videos about Creative Commons, a charitable corporation which promotes alternative copyright licenses.
Free Electrons Conferences
Technical talks given at conferences about free software.
Freedom Fry
Short film celebrating the 25th anniversary of the GNU operating system, starting Stephen Fry, entitled Happy birthday to GNU.
GNU and FSF Audio and Video Repository
Collection of audio and video content, primarily speeches on Free Software.
GPLv3 Conference, January 16-17 2006
Speeches by Peter Brown, Eben Moglen and Richard Stallman.
Open source software marketing videos.
GNU Project's Philosophy Speeches
Featuring Richard Stallman and others.
Two speeches by Richard Stallman: What's GNU? and St. IGNUcius.
Reunión 2009
A two part performance illustrating the virtues of free software.
Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Journal
Several lecture videos including the 2008 Symposium.
Utah Open Source Conference 2008
Week-long conference to discuss Novell, GNOME, and other topics related to the open source community in the state of Utah of USA.

GNU/Linux Technical

Debian Videos
the annual Debian developers meeting, an event filled with discussions and workshops.
Demonstration videos for AIGLX, a project that aims to enable GL-accelerated effects on a standard desktop.
Community foo
A speech by Dimitris Glezos, from the Fedora Project, at FOSSComm 2008. (Greek language)
Dell Linux Engineering Vlogs
Recordings of interviews from Dell's Linux team, from 2006.
Fedora 9
Video demonstration of Resizing feature in Fedora 9. (Hebrew language)
FOSDEM Speeches
Video recordings of Free and Open Source developer talks held at FOSDEM editions from 2005 and onward.
Gran Canaria Desktop Summit 2009
55 videos under creative commons license. The sound is mostly bad, as if the input to the dynamic range compressor is saturated most of the time.
KDE 4.2
Announcement of the new KDE free desktop solution uses several videos to demonstrate the new features.
Video recordings of technical talks at a conference commemorating the release of KDE 4, in Toulouse, France.
Linux Audio Conference
Video recordings of technical talks at the 2009 conference.
Linux Gaming World
Website focusing on commercial GNU/Linux games, with many video trailers in Ogg Theora format.
MacSlow Blog
A few videos demonstrating GUI elements, linked from a developer's blog.
Novell Brainshare
The three keynote speeches which were presented at Novell's Brainshare, in 2006.
Blog about GStreamer and Elisa with many screencast tutorials.
Open Source TV
A collection of open source related videos.
Open Source Video
Presentation and lecture notes on video editing and publication using open source tools and Ogg Theora video.
Open Source World Conference
Video recordings of technical talks, held October 2008. (Spanish language)
Red Hat Videos
Videos about the GNU/Linux vendor's customers and solutions.
Video demonstration of libantithread 0.1, on Rusty's Bleeding Edge Page.
The official repository of videos by the openSUSE people, such as software developer interviews, instructional screencasts, and conference speeches.
Twisted Lincoln
Two instructional videos on the use of the GNU/Linux operating system.
Ubuntu Screencasts and Ubuntu Videos
Video tutorials and graphical demonstrations on how to use the Ubuntu operating system.
VirtualBox Demonstration
The ERACC Web Log discusses running the Windows 98 operating system with VirtualBox.
Yo Frankie!
A technology demonstration of an open source, 3D video game, created by the Blender Institute. Code named Apricot.

Web/Internet Technical

Combination of Theora video examples, from Open Source Forum 2005 and other events. Annodex applies open standards in annotating and indexing networked media. Software, produced by Annodex, is used by Wikipedia to host Theora media online
A pilot project made up of interviews from knowledgeable BBC developers, BBC project experts and external experts from around the world, which includes uncut footage under a creative commons non-commercial attribution v2 license. Also see their Episode Two of R&DTV.
Cortado Demonstration
A Java applet by GStreamer that can stream Ogg Theora files, so video media can be embedded into webpages. This site also provides instructions on using the applet.
Drupalcon 2008
Recordings of conference speeches in Ogg Theora format. Drupal is an website framework and Free Software.
Envy Casts
Tutorials available for download in Ogg Theora after purchase. Instructor led training for Ruby on Rails computer programming.
Firefox 3.5
Various Firefox 3.5 screenshot and advertising videos, can be viewed inside browser or downloaded in OGV or MPEG format
Firefox and Opera HTML5 Tests
Implementation examples of the HTML "video tag", using Theora video formats.
HTML5 Demonstration
Anne van Kesteren's Fronteers HTML 5 presentation which has video tags embedded in the presentation itself.
Naill Kennedy Blog
Web journal that explores how syndication and new business are changing life on the web, including insight into video technologies. Presentations are encoded into Theora format.
PeepCode Screencasts
Hour-long instruction videos that teach Ruby on Rails website development.
Realeyes Demonstration
A GPL-licensed C library of functions that maintain state information and analysis results about streams of data. These instructional videos walkthrough a network Intrusion Detection System application, based on this library.
Screencasters at Heathenx
A weekly blog illustrating just the fundamentals of Inkscape and using SVG format.
Thunderbird Presentations
University students presenting information about their experiences within the Thunderbird project. Thunderbird is an open source email client, for desktop computers.
Timeline Widget
A visual introduction to a simple web widget, which illustrates scaling, zooming, and panning.
Transparency Camp
Interviews with keynote speakers at the 2009 Transparency Camp conference. The conference addressed using computer technology for a more open and accountable governance.
WebJam 3
Short video highlight of the WebJam 3, held in 2007. Media is free of copyright restrictions (public domain).

Uncatergorized videos

25C3 Recordings
Computer-security conference speeches.
A prototype for a P2P video sharing and video hosting service.
Battle of Wesnoth Trailer
The Battle for Wesnoth is a free, turn-based strategy computer game with a fantasy theme. Video licensed under GNU Free Documentation License.
City of Vancouver Archives
A historical preservation society in Canada that specializes in images and film-based moving images.
Dictionary of war
is a collaborative platform for creating concepts on the topic of "war", to be invented, arranged and presented at a public, two-day event. The aim is to introduce a series of concepts that either play an important role in the contemporary discourse of war, have so far been neglected, or have yet to be created.
Geek Entertainment TV
A weekly video-cast covering technology topics, in an interview format. Many Ogg Theora format videos in the 2007 and prior archives.
Lawrence Lessig Videos
Video recordings of speeches and presentations given by Lawrence Lessig on such topics as copyright fair use and the Creative Commons License. Various media formats, including Theora-encoded.
Open Government Petition
Lawrence Lessig and the Mozilla Foundation have created an online petition for a technologically open (USA) federal government. The video on the web site is in three formats, including Theora.
Public Access Digital Media Archive
Online archive of densely text-annotated video material, primarily footage and not finished films. The entire collection is searchable and viewable online, and is free to download for non- commercial use.
Pragmatic Programmer
Technical tutorial screencasts for sale. Some screencasts and screencast previews are available in Ogg Vorbis format, including The Ruby Object Model and Metaprogramming, Erlang by Example, and Everyday Active Record.
Scribus Tutorials
Several video tutorials for Scribus, a desktop publishing application, for various skill ranges.
Ulm CCC Chaosseminar
Computer-security conference speeches, download directory with many files including OGG Theora videos, German language [1]
Video interviews with participants of the 2009 Institute of Network Cultures conference.

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