Vatata is an end-to-end and large-scale solution for publishing, delivering, and receiving streaming content. This platform is an open system completely based on the Internet. Its grid and P2P technology provide low-cost and clear delivery of content to millions of Internet users. Users can easily build their individual Internet radio stations or TV stations through Vatata. Vatata supports broadcasting of streaming content in a LAN.
DVD95 is an GNOME application to convert DVD9 to DVD5 (4.7 GB). It needs no additional packages, since embedded versions of vamps and dvdauthor are included. The interface is pretty simple to use. The shrinking factor may be computed for best results, or an adaptive compression ratio method may be used. The DVD can be converted to a file tree or an ISO file. The result can be viewed in xine, vlc, or mplayer. Burning the converted image is done with third party software. The output can either include or omit the menus in the source.
iShowU is software to capture and record video from your screen into a Quicktime movie in real-time. Create tutorials, make a demo for the Web, record your favorite game, collaborate on UI design, or show tech support what's really going on with that broken program. It allows you to capture and record anything you can see on your screen, along with audio from any compatible source.
shrip is an application for ripping and encoding DVDs into AVI, OGM, MKV, or MP4 files. It relies on OGMRip to perform its tasks. It also supports a wide variety of codecs such as MPEG4, XviD, Theora, and H.264 for video, Vorbis, MP3, AAC, AC3, DTS, and WAV for audio, and VobSub and Srt for subtitles.
avidentify is a command line tool that extracts and prints various meta-information about media files: width, height, frame rate, video codec, audio codec, audio sample rate, audio bitrate, file format, etc. It uses ffmpeg's libavformat library to read the video files, thus MPEG, AVI, WMV, MP3, Ogg, and many other file formats are supported. avidentify is similar to MPlayer's midentify tool, but it has far fewer dependencies.
Floola is an application to efficiently manage your iPod or your Motorola mobile phone (any model supporting iTunes) under Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. It can be run directly from your iPod and needs no installation. It supports all commonly used iPod features including photos, artwork, podcasts, and smart playlists. It automatically converts any incompatible audio or video file so that you can copy almost any file to it. It even allows adding YouTube and MySpace videos with a single click. It also makes it possible to keep your Google calendars synchronized.