Subject: pkg/19791: New package graphics/openquicktime
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Ferlier <email@example.com>
Date: 01/11/2003 18:12:52
>Synopsis: New package graphics/openquicktime
>Arrival-Date: Sat Jan 11 09:14:03 PST 2003
>Originator: David Ferlier
>Release: NetBSD 1.6
System: NetBSD hell 1.6 NetBSD 1.6 (CATAPULT) #0: Sat Dec 14 20:38:30 CET 2002 root@hell:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/CATAPULT i386
OpenQuicktime aims to be a portable library for handling Apple's
QuickTime (TM) popular media files on Unix-like environments. This
project was firstly designed to allow the porting of the 3ivx codec
on any Unix, but is now a completly separate and fully Open Source
o OpenQuicktime library contains no embedded codecs but has a plugin
system to dynamically load audio and video codecs.
o OpenQuicktime contains no colorspace conversion algorithm.
o OpenQuicktime is fully portable and fully configurable with all
the autoconfigure and automake magic we have been able to add.
o OpenQuicktime supports compressed headers (decoding only for the
o OpenQuicktime supports Quicktime Sound System version 2.
o OpenQuicktime can support any inputs and outputs (file, HTTP,
FTP, RTP, ...), in fact the functions used to read, write and
seek are overloadable.
o OpenQuicktime has an overloadable plugin mechanism. This is a
complexe feature which enables any application to use its own
codecs instead of the OpenQuicktime ones.