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Revision as of 16:16, 16 December 2004

XiphWiki News

After a long time, back again. WhatHappened


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

  • Ogg: Media container. This is our native format and the recommeded container for Xiph codecs.


  • Vorbis: Audio codec
  • Tremor: Fixed-point decoder
  • Theora: Video codec
  • FLAC: Free Lossless Audio Codec
  • Speex: Speech codec
  • Writ: Text phrase codec (e.g. subtitles)
  • Metadata: Arbitrary metadata stream format (vapourware so far)

Software for distributing media

  • Icecast: Streaming server
  • Ices: Source client for Icecast servers
  • IceShare: P2P content distribution


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

Project management

Wiki internal

  • Sandbox: Testbed for testing editing skills.