transcode is a text console video-stream processing tool. It supports elementary video and audio frame transformations. Some example modules are included to enable import of MPEG-1/2, Digital Video, and other formats. It also includes export modules for writing to AVI files with DivX, OpenDivX, XviD, Digital Video or other codecs. Direct DVD transcoding is also supported. A set of tools is available to extract and decode the sources into raw video/audio streams for import and to enable post-processing of AVI files.
Ogle is a real DVD player that supports DVD menus and navigation. It can access CSS-protected DVDs if you have libdvdcss installed, take screen shots, and view movies in fullscreen mode. It handles angles correctly and automatically uses the correct aspect. You can switch subtitles and audio tracks. It runs on Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, and Solaris.
NewVideoRecorder is a high quality video capture toolkit for Linux. It includes deep buffering of audio and video to reduce frame dropping, a smooth dropping algorithm to keep the video smooth if dropping is required, and dynamic stretching of the audio stream to exactly match the video stream. It can use v4l1 and v4l2 devices as video sources, and OSS devices as an audio source. It can produce QuickTime, AVI, NuppelVideo 0.52 files, MPEG-1 files, and all files supported by ffmpeg (through the ffmpeg library). It also includes tools and utilities for high quality video streaming (multicast and unicast).
vfp (video for Pascal) is a Freepascal interface to video4linux. This package contains the unit videodev.pas (similar to videodev.h) and an object-oriented version which supplies the different functionalities via plugins. vfp also supports special video cameras modified for long time integration. vfp is a subpackage of the SImg software.
WWWcam is for grabbing, archiving, and Web publishing pictures from a video-device-based Webcam. With the CPiA webcam driver it supports even USB and parallel port webcams. Beside normal functions like connecting wwwcam directly with a browser and automatic picture reload from your Website, it has many special functions. It can write an adjustable title with timestamp in the picture, and it can perform automatic brightness correction. It can also compare the taken picture with last one and decide whether or not to save the picture for archiving. It tells you if there was activity in the camera's field of view. Finally, it does FTP upload and limits the number of pictures in a directory.
DVTS (Digital Video Transport System) sends and receives DV data using the Internet. It consists of dvsend and dvrecv - dvsend receives DV data via IEEE1394, and sends it to dvrecv using IP, while dvrecv receives DV/RTP packets, and sends DV data using an IEEE1394 interface. Using DVTS, high quality realtime video meeting can be achieved. It consumes about 8-35 Mbps of network bandwidth. Supported platforms are FreeBSD4.x, MacOSX, and Linux.