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Codec modules

2.8. Codec modules

The following modules add codec (ie, compression formats) support .

2.8.1. a52

default: enabled

This decoder uses liba52 (see the liba52 web site .

2.8.2. ffmpeg

default: enabled

This is a free MPEG-4/DivX/OpenDivX codec : ffmpeg (see the ffmpeg web site) .

2.8.3. vorbis

default: enabled

This codec allows you to read the Vorbis (audio) encoded files .

2.8.4. xvid

default: disabled

This codec allows you to read files encoded with Xvid (see Xvid web site) .

2.8.5. mad

default: enabled

This codec is a very smart MP3 decoder, that only uses integers. This allows its use for CPU which don't handle floating point numbers (on PDA, for example) .

2.8.6. libmpeg2

default: enabled

This codec allows to read MPEG2 files .

2.8.7. faad

default: disabled

Faad is an MPEG-4 audio decoder .

2.8.8. tarkin

default: disabled

tarkin is a new codec (experimental) by the Ogg Project (see the Ogg Vorbis web site) .

2.8.9. theora

default: disabled

theora is a new codec (experimental) by the Ogg Project (see the Ogg Vorbis web site) .

2.8.10. cinepak

default: enabled

This codec decodes the Cinepak format .

2.8.11. tremor

default: disabled

This is an Ogg/Vorbis codec that only makes integer calculus, which allow its use on CPU which don't have floating point support (see the Ogg Vorbis web .