Debian Junior Project
Summary
Video
Debian Jr. Video

Tools to watch video files, DVD, CD, network streams etc.

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Debian Junior Video packages

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Cheese
tool to take pictures and videos from your webcam
Versions of package cheese
ReleaseVersionArchitectures
jessie3.14.1-2amd64,armel,armhf,i386
sid3.32.1-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
buster3.31.90-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
stretch3.22.1-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
wheezy3.4.2-2amd64,armel,armhf,i386,ia64,kfreebsd-amd64,kfreebsd-i386,mips,mipsel,powerpc,s390,s390x,sparc
squeeze2.30.1-2amd64,armel,i386,ia64,kfreebsd-amd64,kfreebsd-i386,mips,mipsel,powerpc,s390,sparc
Debtags of package cheese:
hardwarecamera
interfacex11
roleprogram
suitegnome
uitoolkitgtk
usefiltering, viewing
works-withimage, image:raster, video
works-with-formatjpg
x11application
Popcon: 2810 users (8947 upd.)*
Versions and Archs
License: DFSG free
Git

A webcam application that supports image and video capture. Makes it easy to take photos and videos of you, your friends, pets or whatever you want. Allows you to apply fancy visual effects, fine-control image settings and has features such as Multi-Burst mode, Countdown timer for photos.

Kaffeine
versatile media player for KDE
Versions of package kaffeine
ReleaseVersionArchitectures
squeeze1.0-2amd64,armel,i386,ia64,kfreebsd-amd64,kfreebsd-i386,mips,mipsel,powerpc,s390,sparc
wheezy1.2.2-2amd64,armel,armhf,i386,ia64,kfreebsd-amd64,kfreebsd-i386,mips,mipsel,powerpc,s390,s390x,sparc
jessie1.2.2-3amd64,armel,armhf,i386
stretch2.0.5-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
buster2.0.15-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
sid2.0.15-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,hurd-i386,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
upstream2.0.18
Debtags of package kaffeine:
interfacex11
roleprogram
scopeapplication
soundplayer
suitekde
uitoolkitqt
useplaying
works-withaudio, video
x11application
Popcon: 285 users (67 upd.)*
Newer upstream!
License: DFSG free
Git

Kaffeine is a media player for KDE based on VLC, which gives it a wide variety of supported media types and lets Kaffeine access CDs, DVDs, and network streams easily. Kaffeine also has an excellent support of digital TV (DVB).

Kaffeine can keep track of multiple playlists simultaneously, and supports autoloading of subtitle files for use while playing video.

Screenshots of package kaffeine
Maim
takes screenshots of your desktop
Versions of package maim
ReleaseVersionArchitectures
stretch3.3.41-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
buster5.5.2-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
sid5.5.2-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,kfreebsd-amd64,kfreebsd-i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
upstream5.5.3
Popcon: 57 users (18 upd.)*
Newer upstream!
License: DFSG free
Git

maim (make image) takes screenshots of your desktop. It has options to take only a region, and relies on another program called slop to query the user for regions using the graphical interface.

maim is command line tool that is supposed to be an improved scrot.

Vlc
multimedia player and streamer
Versions of package vlc
ReleaseVersionArchitectures
buster3.0.6-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
sid3.0.6-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,hurd-i386,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
jessie-security2.2.7-1~deb8u1amd64,armel,armhf,i386
wheezy-security2.0.3-5+deb7u2amd64,armel,armhf,i386
wheezy2.0.3-5+deb7u2amd64,armel,armhf,i386,ia64,kfreebsd-amd64,kfreebsd-i386,mips,mipsel,powerpc,s390,s390x,sparc
squeeze-security1.1.3-1squeeze6amd64,armel,i386,ia64,kfreebsd-amd64,kfreebsd-i386,mips,mipsel,powerpc,s390,sparc
squeeze1.1.3-1squeeze6amd64,armel,i386,ia64,kfreebsd-amd64,kfreebsd-i386,mips,mipsel,powerpc,s390,sparc
jessie2.2.7-1~deb8u1amd64,armel,armhf,i386
stretch3.0.6-0+deb9u1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
stretch-security3.0.6-0+deb9u1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
Debtags of package vlc:
hardwarestorage, storage:dvd, video
interfacex11
roleprogram
scopeapplication
soundcompression, player
uitoolkitncurses, qt
useconverting, playing
works-withaudio, video
works-with-formatmp3, oggtheora, oggvorbis, wav
x11application
Popcon: 25352 users (4053 upd.)*
Versions and Archs
License: DFSG free
Git

VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs, podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

VLC can also be used as a streaming server that duplicates the stream it reads and multicasts them through the network to other clients, or serves them through HTTP.

VLC has support for on-the-fly transcoding of audio and video formats, either for broadcasting purposes or for movie format transformations. Support for most output methods is provided by this package, but features can be added by installing additional plugins:

  • vlc-plugin-access-extra
  • vlc-plugin-fluidsynth
  • vlc-plugin-jack
  • vlc-plugin-notify
  • vlc-plugin-samba
  • vlc-plugin-skins2
  • vlc-plugin-svg
  • vlc-plugin-video-splitter
  • vlc-plugin-visualization
*Popularitycontest results: number of people who use this package regularly (number of people who upgraded this package recently) out of 199195