OT: Quicktime Bundling
Björnke von Gierke
bvg at mac.com
Sat Jun 2 11:13:02 CDT 2007
VLC beats Quicktime in almost every regard, as far as I am concerned.
Additionally, one could make an external with libvlc, eliminating the
need for a third party install:
One caveat is that an external with libvlc would need to be open
sourced under the GPL, if I'm not misstaken. But VLC runs on more OSes
then Rev itself, and could probably be an ideal companion:
On 02 Jun 2007, at 17:56, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Mark Talluto wrote:
>> On Jun 2, 2007, at 12:22 AM, Scott Kane wrote:
>>> On another note - Linux and QuickTime. Are there any options for a
>>> Rev solution using QuickTime to be compiled for Linux and use one
>>> of the QuickTime replacements like "QuickTime for Linux" that seem
>>> to exist?
>> Right now we are stuck with the very antiquated xAnim. I am hoping
>> that the next release of Rev that supports Linux will have this
>> little problem resolved. There is an enhancement request in BZ 2290
>> for improved multimedia support for Linux.
> Last time I looked into the QuickTime for Linux project it was pretty
> anemic. Of course so it XAnim.
> What current video APIs are available for Linux? And in terms of
> features, how do they compare with QT?
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