StreamTuned is a stream player and recorder. It plays and records audio and video streams using Mplayer as a backend. It can parse stream URLs and related information from playlists, Web pages, or XML/RSS feeds. It can act as a Podcast client, and allows for local and remote (Web service) access to the repositories containing your stream URLs. It is the basis for MythStream, an unofficial MythTV plugin.
ETV is a personal video recorder (PVR) especially suited for European use. It can schedule by hand or according to rules based on XMLTV. It can also time-shift. The recorder runs on Linux, and the scheduler and frontend on either Linux or Windows. Its GUI is designed to be used with a remote on a TV screen.
kdetv is a KDE application to watch TV on the desktop. Features include deinterlacing (DScaler algorithms), three view modes, a channel scanner, the ability to import the channel files of three other TV programs, teletext and closed caption decoding, and an easy-to-use graphical user interface. The application supports remote controls using KDELIRC, a component shipped in KDE 3.2. kdetv requires KDE libraries version 3.2 or above, a TV tuner card with video4linux or XVideo-input support, and an ALSA or OSS compatible mixer device.
The Linux Video Project attempts to create a live-system suited for most media. It currently weighs 25 MB and boots on any x86 system, initializes its hardware (most notably sound), and plays video on that system. It uses the ROCK Linux Distribution Build Kit for building the live-system.
The Helix Player is an audio and video player based on the Helix DNA Client engine. The GTK+ version includes a Mozilla browser plug-in and supports local file playback and streaming over RTSP/RTP and HTTP. It supports video zoom in original, double size, and full screen, and supports: SMIL 2.0, Ogg Vorbis, H.263 video, JPEG, GIF, PNG, and RealPix. The Symbian Series60 version supports local and streaming playback (RTSP, RTP, RDP, HTTP) of MP3, AMR narrow band, AMR wide band, RA8, sipro, RV7, RV8, RV9, RV10, H263+, 3GPP rel5 SMIL 2.0, images, and more.