Theora Open Source Video Codec Home

Theora is a Open Source video codec based upon the VP3 codec.  Theora is integrated with the Ogg Vorbis Open Source audio codec and the Ogg multimedia container format. Theora is also royalty free and can be used for both commercial and non commercial applications.

This project is administered by : www.xiph.org

Project website : www.theora.org

Download the source code here : www.theora.org/download.html


Theora Video Encoding

ffmpeg2theora
A simple command line converter to create Ogg Theora files - open source :
www.v2v.cc/~j/ffmpeg2theora/index.html

Kino
Digital video editor for Linux - open source : kino.schirmacher.de

LIVES
Linux Video Editor System for - open source : www.xs4all.nl/~salsaman/lives

Helix DNA producer
Download DNA producer software : helix-producer.helixcommunity.org
Theora codec encoder plugins : helixcommunity.org/projects/xiph


Tools For Streaming Theora Video

Theorur
This is a GUI for Ogg / Theora streaming (Icecast2 system), written using gtk2 Linux - open source : sarava.org/theorur

oggfwd_im
A basic icecast client that is very simple but also very useful for video streaming Linux - open source : darksnow.radiolivre.org/oggfwd_im

Visonair Ogg Streamer application
This application allows you to stream from a live video and/or audio source on your computer to an Icecast server : dir.cravecreate.com/streamer.php


Theora Compatible Video Servers

JRoar
Multiple platform streaming server written in Java - open source : www.jcraft.com/jroar

Icecast
Multiple platform streaming server - open source : www.icecast.org
Guide for streaming Ogg Theora with Icecast : www.oddsock.org/guides/video.php
Theora streaming requires the latest version of libtheora : downloads.xiph.org/releases/theora

Flumotion
Streaming server - open source : www.flumotion.net/download

SteamCast server
Streams NSV and Theora ( OGM ). Server can list stations on multiple YP Directories ( IceCast - SteamCast -  ShoutCast ) Server is ported to multiple operating systems : Windows - Linux - FreeBSD :
www.steamcast.com




Theora Video Sourcing Software

Ezstream
A command line utility that enables you to stream mp3 or Ogg Media Files to an Icecast server without re encoding them : www.icecast.org/ezstream.php

oggfwd
pipes an ogg stream to an icecast or compatible server [linux].
www.v2v.cc/~j/ffmpeg2theora/oggfwd

Theora Compatible Media Players

The Cortado open source Java multimedia player applet : www.scvi.net/cortado.htm
This player can be used for both the Theora Video and Ogg Vorbis Audio codecs.

VLC : www.videolan.org/vlc
Xine : www.xinehq.de
Mplayer : www.mplayerhq.hu
Xbox Media Center : www.xboxmediacenter.com
Real (Player) Alternative : www.free-codecs.com/download/Real_Alternative.htm
Visionair Player : visonair.cravecreate.com/player.php

Winamp IceCast station directory plugin
This was created for Winamp to allow users to view the IceCast stream directory in the Winamp Media Library : www.oddsock.org/tools/ml_icecastlist

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