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== XiphWiki News ==
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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.
  
After a long time, back again. [[WhatHappened]]
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== Demonstrations of Xiph technologies ==
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Want to hear or see Xiph in action?  These projects are using our codecs, formats, or libraries.
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=== Audio ===
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* [[OpusSupport]]: List of software and services supporting the [[Opus]] codec
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* [[VorbisStreams|Vorbis Streams]]: Stations streaming with the [[Vorbis]] codec
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* [[Games that use Vorbis]]: Games using the Vorbis codec for music or sound effects
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* [[VorbisHardware|Vorbis Hardware]]: Hardware players using the Vorbis codec
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* [[VorbisSoftwarePlayers|Vorbis Software Players]]: list of media players with out-of-box support for Vorbis
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=== Video ===
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* [[TheoraHardware|Theora Hardware]]: Hardware using the [[Theora]] video codec
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* [[TheoraSoftwarePlayers|Theora Software Players]]: list of media players with Theora support
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* [[List of Theora videos]]: Sources for video encoded with Theora
  
 
== Projects/Formats ==
 
== Projects/Formats ==
 
In an effort to bring open-source ideals to the world of multimedia The Xiph.org Foundation ([[XiphOrg]]) develops a multitude of amazing products.
 
  
 
=== Container Formats ===
 
=== Container Formats ===
  
* [[Ogg]]: Media container. This is our native format and the recommeded container for Xiph codecs.
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* [[Ogg]]: Media container. This is our native format and the recommended container for Xiph codecs.
 
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** [[Ogg Skeleton]]: Skeleton information on all logical content bitstreams in Ogg.
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** [[MIMETypesCodecs|Specification of MIME types and respective codecs parameter]]
 
* [[SpeexRTP]]: RTP payload format for voice
 
* [[SpeexRTP]]: RTP payload format for voice
* [[VorbisRTP]]: RTP payload format effort
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* [[VorbisRTP]]: RTP payload format for general audio
* [[TheoraRTP]]: RTP payload format effort
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* [[TheoraRTP]]: RTP payload format for video
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* [[XSPF]]: XML Sharable Playlist Format
  
 
=== Codecs ===
 
=== Codecs ===
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====Compressed Audio/Video====
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* [[OpusFAQ|Opus]]: Lossy, low-latency, general-purpose audio codec
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* [[Vorbis]]: Lossy audio codec with a [[Tremor|fixed point decoder]]
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* [[FLAC]]: Free Lossless Audio Codec
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* [[Theora]]: Lossy video codec
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* [[Daala]]: Lossy experimental video codec, tools later merged into [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AV1 AV1]
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* [[Speex]]: Speech codec (obsoleted by [[OpusFAQ|Opus]])
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====Uncompressed Audio/Video====
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* [[OggPCM]]: Audio codec
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====Timed Text/Metadata====
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* [[OggKate|Kate]]: Format for lyrics and subtitles
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* [[CMML]]: Continuous Media Markup Language, used for [http://www.annodex.net/ Annodex] and subtitles (xine, vlc, gstreamer, and DirectShow support; obsoleted by [[OggKate|Kate]])
  
* [[Vorbis]]: Audio codec
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=== Software ===
* [[Tremor]]: Fixed-point decoder
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* [[Theora]]: Video codec
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* '''Software for distributing media'''
* [[FLAC]]: Free Lossless Audio Codec
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** [[Icecast Server|Icecast]]: Streaming server
* [[Speex]]: Speech codec
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** [[IceS]]: Source client for Icecast servers
* [[OggWrit]]: Text phrase codec (e.g. subtitles)
 
* [[Metadata]]: Arbitrary metadata stream format (vapourware so far)
 
* [[OggMNG]]: A mapping for encapsulating the MNG animation format in Ogg
 
  
=== Software for distributing media ===
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* '''Libraries'''
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** [[OggPlay]]: library for synchronised Xiph media playback
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**[[XiphQT]]: Quicktime component to play the main Xiph formats
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** [[VorbisCommentEdit]]: Macintosh Framework making it easy to incorporate the editing of [[VorbisComment|Vorbis Comments]]
  
* [[Icecast]]: Streaming server
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* '''Other software'''
* [[Ices]]: Source client for Icecast servers
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** [[OggComponent/VorbisComponent]]: Wrappers to integrate Vorbis into Mac OS X (does not yet support encoding)
* [[IceShare]]: P2P content distribution
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** [http://xiph.org/paranoia/ cdparanoia]: CDDA extractor/ripper
  
== Demonstrations ==
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=== Community ===
  
Want to hear Xiph in action?  These projects are using our codecs, formats, or libraries.
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*[[How to help]]
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*[[Spread Open Media]]: project to promote Xiph formats.
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**[[MailOgging]]: provides templates for anyone willing to contact a company requesting them to add support for Xiph formats.
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*[[People]]: Who's who in Xiph.
  
* [[VorbisStreams]]: Stations streaming with the Vorbis codec
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=== Work in Progress ===
* [[GamesThatUseVorbis]]: Games using the Vorbis codec for music or sound effects
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* [[Work In Progress]]: codecs and software still in the research and development stages.
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* [[Todo]]: To-do list for various Xiph projects.
  
 
== Project management ==
 
== Project management ==
  
* [[MonthlyMeeting]]
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* [[AdminProcesses]]: who's in charge of what project
* [[Bounties]]
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* [[MonthlyMeeting]]: page with information on Xiph's MonthlyMeeting
* [[HyperFish]]
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* [[MailingLists]]: list of Xiph's mailing lists
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* [[Bounties]]: list of bounties that you can take to improve Xiph's projects
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== Resources for Video and Audio programmers ==
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* [[Ambisonics]]: page with technical information on Ambisonics
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* [[Videos|Educational Videos]] about audio/video technology.
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* [[Resources and papers on Audio, Music and Speech|Courses and papers on Audio, Music and Speech]]: page with links to MIT and other universities' content
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* [[Oggless]]: for ideas on how to use the different Xiph codecs outside Ogg
  
 
== Wiki internal ==
 
== Wiki internal ==
* [[Sandbox]]: Testbed for testing editing skills.
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* [[Translations]]: What about some translation work
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* [[XiphInfra:List of services]]: List of services the Xiph.Org Foundation uses.
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* [[Translations]]: Do you feel like helping us with some translation work?
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* [[XiphWiki:Sandbox]]: Test page for testing your Wiki-editing skills.
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* [[XiphWiki:Copyrights]]: License used for all content posted on the XiphWiki.
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* [[Logos]]: Logos of the various Xiph projects.

Latest revision as of 07:28, 2 March 2021

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.

Audio

Video

Projects/Formats

Container Formats

Codecs

Compressed Audio/Video

Uncompressed Audio/Video

Timed Text/Metadata

  • Kate: Format for lyrics and subtitles
  • CMML: Continuous Media Markup Language, used for Annodex and subtitles (xine, vlc, gstreamer, and DirectShow support; obsoleted by Kate)

Software

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

Community

Work in Progress

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

Project management

Resources for Video and Audio programmers

Wiki internal