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libdvdread provides a simple foundation for reading DVD video disks. It provides the functionality that is required to access many DVDs. It parses IFO files, reads NAV-blocks, and performs CSS authentication and descrambling.

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Recent releases

  •  06 Oct 2006 12:49

    Release Notes: A bug that triggered a segfault if DVDClose was called more than once (when using several DVDOpen calls) was fixed.

    •  03 May 2006 13:36

      Release Notes: The new DVDFileStat() function was added. A prefix is no longer added to the DVD device name on FreeBSD and Dragonfly. Some minor bugfixes and documentation were added.

      •  23 Jan 2006 01:14

        Release Notes: This release includes better error handling, memory leak fixes, bugfixes, and some support for multi-threaded apps.

        •  24 Feb 2003 22:30

          Release Notes: This release adds the functions DVDDiscID, DVDUDFVolumeInfo, and DVDISOVolumeInfo, types, read, and print functions for VTS_TMAPT (Time map table), and Multichannel Extension. PLT_MAIT (Parental Management) info has been corrected. This release can be compiled with Sun's Forte C compiler. All asserts have been removed. Various other fixes have been made.

          •  26 May 2002 05:56

            Release Notes: Support for MacOS X / Darwin has been added. It has been ported to use libdvdcss2 (version 1.2.0 or later is needed) and can now decrypt files on a normal file system. This version is more tolerant of incorrectly mastered DVDs and includes build robustness fixes.


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