Kaffeine

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The Media Player for KDE.
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Kaffeine is a very versatile KDE media player that, by default, utilizes Xine as its backend.  It has a simple but intuitive interface and is easy to setup. Amongst its list of supported formats are CDDA, VCD, DVD, .... and, since versions >0.5, it also provides full DVB support:
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Amongst other formats, it plays CDDA, VCD, DVD, DIVX, MOV ...
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Since version>0.5, it also provides full DVB support:
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* [[Time Shifting]]
* [[Time Shifting]]
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* [[Recording]]
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* [[Recording]] -- including unattended recording
* [[EPG]]
* [[EPG]]
* AC3
* AC3
* HDTV
* HDTV
* Remote control
* Remote control
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* simultaneously watch and record channels within same transponder.
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[http://hftom.free.fr/rc/dvblive.jpg Example Kaffeine screenshot]
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http://hftom.free.fr/rc/dvblive.jpg
 
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I use a [[Twinhan]] Express compatible card http://www.axtrom.com/ [Axtrom] which works great with linux. So far kaffeine is the best choice to use with a budget card. Since xine does not let you to record and it's interface is buggy and [[VDR]] is very hard to setup and startup I decided to stick to kaffeine. It lets you record un-attended. you can even record and watch multiple channels within same transponder.
 

Revision as of 03:14, 12 April 2007

Kaffeine is a very versatile KDE media player that, by default, utilizes Xine as its backend. It has a simple but intuitive interface and is easy to setup. Amongst its list of supported formats are CDDA, VCD, DVD, .... and, since versions >0.5, it also provides full DVB support:

  • Time Shifting
  • Recording -- including unattended recording
  • EPG
  • AC3
  • HDTV
  • Remote control
  • simultaneously watch and record channels within same transponder.


Example Kaffeine screenshot


Links

Personal tools