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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

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

Codecs

  • Vorbis: Audio codec
  • Tremor: Fixed-point decoder
  • Theora: Video codec
  • FLAC: Free Lossless Audio Codec
  • Speex: Speech codec
  • Ogg Writ: Text phrase codec (e.g. subtitles)
  • Under Development:
    • Metadata Codecs:
      • Metadata: Arbitrary metadata stream format (vapourware so far)
    • Compressed Codecs:
      • OggMNG: A mapping for encapsulating the MNG animation format in Ogg
    • Raw/Uncompressed Codecs:
      • OggPCM: Uncompressed PCM audio, primarily as an interchange codec
      • OggRGB: Uncompressed RGB video, primarily as an interchange codec
      • OggYUV: Uncompressed YUV video, primarily as an interchange codec, undergoing heavy debate

Software for distributing media

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

Other software

Demonstrations

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

Project management

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