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Libquicktime is based on the quicktime4linux library with several enhancements. All 3rd-party libraries were removed from the sourcetree. Instead, the systemwide installed libraries are detected by the configure script. All original codecs were moved into dynamically loadable modules, and new codecs are in development. Special API extensions allow access to the codec registry and more convenient processing of audio and video data. Libquicktime comes with original utility programs and additional tools, like a command line player and a GTK configuration utility that can configure the parameters of all installed codecs. The configuration is stored in the home directory, and can be used by all libquicktime applications.

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Recent releases

  •  29 Mar 2012 21:02

    Release Notes: This release brings upgrades for newer ffmpeg versions, 10 bit DNxHD support, limited support for edit lists in the public API, and several fixes.

    •  05 Jul 2011 21:25

      Release Notes: This fixes compilation with newer versions of gtk, ffmpeg, and x264. Some contributed patches were applied as well.

      •  08 Jan 2011 00:34

        Release Notes: This release fixes a compilation error with newer GTK+ versions and a crash in the plugin registry.

        •  03 Dec 2010 22:20

          Release Notes: This release fixes a compilation problem with newer x264 versions.

          •  02 Dec 2010 00:36

            Release Notes: This brings reading and writing of compressed packets for many codecs. The internals were cleaned up and several enhancements and fixes from the community were checked in.


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