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* '''Libraries'''
* '''Libraries'''
** [[OggPlay]]: library for synchronised xiph media playback
** [[OggPlay]]: library for synchronised Xiph media playback
** [[VorbisCommentEdit]]: Macintosh Framework making it easy to incorporate the editing of Vorbis Comments
** [[VorbisCommentEdit]]: Macintosh Framework making it easy to incorporate the editing of [[VorbisComment|Vorbis Comments]]
* '''Other software'''
* '''Other software'''
** [[OggComponent/VorbisComponent]]: Wrappers to integrate Ogg-Vorbis into Mac OS X (does not yet support encoding)
** [[OggComponent/VorbisComponent]]: Wrappers to integrate Vorbis into Mac OS X (does not yet support encoding)
** [http://xiph.org/paranoia/ cdparanoia]: CDDA extractor/ripper
== Community ==
== Community ==

Revision as of 20:05, 29 October 2007

In an effort to bring open-source ideals to the world of multimedia the Xiph.Org Foundation develops a multitude of amazing products. This wiki describes our free and open protocols and software.

Demonstrations of Xiph technologies

Want to hear or see Xiph in action? These projects are using our codecs, formats, or libraries.


Container Formats

  • Ogg: Media container. This is our native format and the recommended container for Xiph codecs.
  • Ogg Skeleton: Skeleton information on all logical content bitstreams in Ogg.
  • SpeexRTP: RTP payload format for voice
  • VorbisRTP: RTP payload format for general audio
  • TheoraRTP: RTP payload format for video
  • XSPF: XML Sharable Playlist Format


  • Compressed Audio/Video Codecs:
  • Uncompressed Audio/Video Codecs:
  • Timed Text/Metadata Codecs:
    • CMML: Continuous Media Markup Language, used for Annodex and subtitles (xine, vlc, gstreamer, and DirectShow support)


  • Software for distributing media
    • Icecast: Streaming server
    • Ices: Source client for Icecast servers


  • Spread Open Media: project to promote Xiph formats.
    • MailOgging: provides templates for anyone willing to contact a company requesting them to add support for Xiph formats.
  • People: Who's who in Xiph.

Work in Progress

  • Work In Progress: codecs and software still in the research and development stages.
  • Todo: To-do list for various Xiph.Org project.

Project management

Resources for Video and Audio programmers

Wiki internal