xine - A Free Video Player - Authors
  + Authors
project leaders

Miguel Freitas <>
  many bug and deadlock fixes, engine maintenance, soft deinterlacer,
  massive libwin32 updates

Michael Roitzsch <>
  several dxr3 fixes, massive engine contributions, multistream and
  post plugin architecture, DVD navigation

Mike Melanson <>
  a whole bunch of file demuxers, lots of audio and video decoders,
  assorted other input sources and utilities

Thibaut Mattern <>
  demuxer cleanups and fixes, mms input plugin fixes, xml parser,
  mmsh protocol support

project administrator / release manager

Siegfried Langauf <>
  Debian package, user support, project administration,
  plugin loader


Guenter Bartsch <>
  xine founder, former project leader

Daniel Caujolle-Bert <>
  various suggestions, bug and build fixes, alsa plugin,
  main xine-ui programming

Heiko Schaefer <>
  FreeBSD support, testing, ideas

Rich Wareham <>
  subtitle support, navigation, libdvdnav

Rocky Bernstein ~/<>
  Enhanced VCD support

James Courtier-Dutton <>
  AC3 direct out via spdif on oss, subtitle interface, audio_output

Juergen Keil <>
  Solaris port and other bugfixes

Matthias Hopf <>
  IRIX port, video out interface, opengl video output

Robin KAY <komadori [at] gekkou [dot] co [dot] uk>
  xvr100, pgx64/pgx24, and pgx32 video output plugins, WVE demuxer, MNG
  demuxer, EA ADPCM decoder, Solaris port improvements and bugfixes, various
  video_out, misc bugfixes

Stephen Torri <>
  Automake, autoconf, libtool development, and build fixes,
  health check

Stefan Holst <>
  real media streaming support, input_net fixes, image demuxer/decoder
  frontend programming

Andreas Heinchen <>
  theora support, subtitles in ogm streams

Manfred Tremmel <>
  iff support, spec-file

James Stembridge <>
  VIDIX driver, real media and ffmpeg interface fixes and improvements
  mpeg-4 postprocessing, initial software DTS decoding

Frantisek Dvorak <>
  czech translations and multilanguage support (xine lib/ui),
  RIP Input Plugin, WIN32 porting, lots of other improvements and bugfixes

Darren Salt <>
  occasional misc bug fixes

xine is using

  mpeg2dec - a free MPEG-2 video stream decoder
  liba52   - a free A/52 audio stream decoder
    Written by Aaron Holtzman <>
    maintained and massively enhanced by Michel Lespinasse <>

  libmpg123 - a free MPEG audio decoder
    Written by Michael Hipp <>

  FFmpeg - Streaming Multimedia System
    Written by Fabrice Bellard <>

  libmad - MPEG audio decoder
    Written by Robert Leslie <>

  avifile (Win32 codecs and DirectShow support) <>
    Written by Eugene Kuznetsov and Zdenek Kabelac

  FAAD2 - Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder version 2
    Written by M. Bakker <>
  libdts - a free DTS Coherent Acoustics decoder
    Written by Gildas Bazin <>

  GSM 06.10 Lossy Speech Compression Library
    Written by Jutta Degener and Carsten Bormann

  win32 codec support (windows media / quicktime / real codecs) is based on work from:

  some demuxers and decoders (especially the real demuxer) and
  MMX/MMX2/SSE memcpy methods (among other things) are based on work from

  the vidix video system from

  VCD interpretation code in the extended VCD plugin from VCDImager
   by Herbert Valerio Riedel 

  CD I/O routines for the above from GNU libcdio
   by Rocky Bernstein and Herbert Valerio Riedel

  Goom - visual effects generator 
    Written by Jean-Christophe Hoelt et. al.

  Nosefart v1.92 - NES Music Simulator
    Written by Matt Conte

  PCM time-domain equalizer
    Copyright (C) 2002  Felipe Rivera <liebremx at users sourceforge net>


  many thanks to the Linux Video and DVD Project "LiViD"
  (, where the original ideas for the xine
  video player came from.

Alan Cox
  bug fixes, net-input-plugin

Alexander G. Rubio <>
  many thanks for those great skins to

Marc Bufe <>
  web design

Hugo Trippaers <>
  Xinerama support

Roland Barmettler <>
  NTSC aspect ratio patches

nakamura <>
  Liner PCM patch

Bruno Schwander <>
Soren Schmidt <>
  input_vcd code for FreeBSD

Christoph Pittracher <>
  pitt skin

Dave Gilbert <>
  alpha support

Bastien Nocera <>
  gnome-vfs input plugin, powerpc patch, bug fixes

Philip Stadermann <>
  arts audio server support, kde frontend

Jérôme Villette <>
  'xinetic', 'CelomaGold', 'CelomaMdk', 'CelomaChrome', 'Centori' 
and 'Keramic' skins.

Bill Fink <>
  powerpc patches, oss output softsync, "skip by chapter" feature

Gert Vervoort <>
  LPCM audio decoder plugin, ffmpeg aspect ratio

Peter Weissgerber <>
  alsa 05 plugin fixes

Alfredo J. Delaiti
  FAQ spanish translation

Marco Solari <>
  FAQ and README italian translation

Luis Silva <>
  xine about movie

Harm van der Heijden <>
  libdivx4 plugin, dxr3 support and encoding

Chris Rankin <>
  configurable VCD device patch, rv40 support

Andrew Meredith <>
  Snapshot feature

Stefan Reinauer <>
  ia64, s/390 patches

Bartlomiej Muryn <>
  README.dxr3 and .po Polish translations, dxr3 testing

Damien Clermonte <>
  http input plugin patches

Matthias Dahl <>
  syncfb video-out plugin, XF86VidMode support, FAQ/README overhaul,

Marcelo Roberto Jimenez <>
  w32dll audio and xine-ui bugfixes

George Staikos <>
  xinerama bugfixes

Juan Manuel Garc? Molina <>
  spanish internationalization files.

Jeffrey W. Baker <>
  altivec support for libmpeg2

Gurer Ozen <>
  gtk+ frontend

Tommi Asiala <>
  Readme in Finnish

Daniel Erat <>
  'cloudy' skin.

Ewald Snel <>
  metronom sync loop fix, safe ffmpeg multithread init, memleak fixes

Bruno Pinaud <>
  french translation updates/fixes.

Philipp Matthias Hahn <>
  many translation files and man pages updates/fixes

Tomas Kovar <>
  slovak internationalization files (xine lib), xvid support

Daniel Bena <>
  slovak internationalization files (xine ui, xine lib).

Scott Smith <>
  yuv2rgb optimizations and downscaling support

Jirka Novak <>
  font encoding support for avi subtitles

Michael Jochum <>
  avi multiple audio stream support

Andrei Lahun <>
  mms/browser plugin enhancements, asf fixes

Sergiy Kudryk <>
  ukrainian internationalization files (xine ui).

Ian Goldberg <>
  streaming AVI support (plays growing files), >2GB AVI files

Rogerio Brito <>
  C version for linear blend deinterlacer

Tim Ferguson <>
  CYUV, RoQ, and Id CIN video decoders

Andrew Patrikalakis <>
  powerpc assembly memcpy() implementaions with assistance from
    Rogerio Brito <>
    Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
    Michel Dzer <>

Giovanni Baronetti and Mauro Borghi <>
  demux_ts fixes and improvements

Carsten Weinhold <>
  patch to improve quality of linearblend filter, new AV sync
  method by resampling audio, fixed pthread starvation in audio out,
  improved audio vpts precision

Claire Griffin <>
  demux_ts fixes for ATSC streams

Staszek Pasko <>
  binary index search for avi demuxer

Dan Lindstrom <>
  64-bit Quicktime fixes

Andres Salomon <>
  memory leakage fixes

Pierre Lombard <>
  patch to avoid loss of first line in linearblend deinterlacer

Igor Mokrushin <>
  Software stereo volume control for aRts

Roberto Togni <>
  RPZA video decoder

Mario Brito <>
  Wing Commander III video decoder

Howdy Pierce <>
  pgx64 memory corruption patch, xshm bounds check patch
  demux_ts bugfixes

James Slorach  <>
  fix for wrong abs() macro, deinterlacing fix, reported problem
  with estimation used by video_out to discard frames.

Steffen Lorscheider <>
  gui programming

Paul Flinders <>
  stdin/net plugin testing/bugfixes, audio downsampling

Joachim Koenig <>
  teletux/syncfb video output module, various bugfixes/reviews, alsa

Christian Bauer <>
  gui bugfixes (wm support, clean exit)

Eduard Hasenleithner <>
  dxr3 support

Christian Vogler <>
  closed caption decoding, osd fixes

Dennis Bjorklund <>
  configurable size of avi subtitles, patch to fix flashing subtitles in

Xavier Izard <>
  Xinerama fullscreen bugfix.

Anders D. Wiehe <>
  OSD stream informations patch.

Zoltán Böszörményi <>
  tremendous help in porting sputext to 1.0 API

Micael Beronius <>
Chris Purnell <>
  DVB plugin port to new API, DVB-C support, updates, fixes

Mattias Eriksson <>
  ported nvtv/tvmode code
John McCutchan <>
  flac demuxer and decoder

Fredrik Noring <>
  linux fb frontend. improved fb driver with zero copy

Marco Zühlke <>
  visualization improvements, demuxer cleanups

Julio Sánchez <>
  patch for drawing OSD bitmaps

Stuart Caie <>
  Playstation STR file demuxer, CD-ROM/XA ADPCM decoder

Markus Plail <>
  DTS passthrough improvements

Dilb (?)
  demux_ogg.c strongarm patch
Dan Dennedy <>
  rawdv demuxer fixes, dvaudio patch, stdin input fixes

Andreas Heinchen <>
  xvid/divx/mpeg4 testing, patches and bugfixes
  OGM subtitles support

Mariusz Pekala <>
  vplayer subtitle format fixes

Tim Champagne <>
Matthew Grooms
  msvc win32 port

Conrad Parker <>
  speex, Annodex and CMML support

Marcel Janssen <>
  libavcodec MPEG encoder for DXR3

Dirk Meyer <
  stdctl patches for xine-ui and fbxine.
  post filter support for fbxine.

Darren Vincent Hart <>
  libstk video out plugin

Philip Jägenstedt <>
  rework of aspect ratio to support float values

Laurent Aimar <>
  MPEG demuxer fixes

Adrian Schroeter <>
  AMD64 support

Simon Truss <>
  metronom fix for duplicated pts

Jeroen Asselman <>
  v4l improvements, audio support

Njål T. Borch <>
  Ipv6 patch

Ramon van der Aar <>
  Network Buffer Controler patch, RTP/UDP plugin improvements

Jack Steven Kelliher <>
  XvMC support
  ATSC support for the DVB plugin

Wang WenRui <>
  encoding of URL with multibyte characters in MMS

Giovanni Venturi <>
  .po Italian translations

Drew 'dantealiegri' Ogle <>
  xitk fixes, xitk Xft support.

Stephen Birch <>
  RTP/UDP plugin fixes and improvements
  Debian woody backport
  autoprobe devfs in OSS audio output plugin

Tilmann Bitterberg <>
  OpenDML (AVI2.0) support

Paul Eggleton <>
  Amiga MOD support

Jeff Smith <>
  CACA video output plugin

Yann Vernier <>
  Via Ezra cpu detection, colorkey overlay support for OSD

David Woodhouse
  file (wave) audio out plugin
  endian fixes in the pnm and rtsp input plugins

Koos Vriezen <>
  asx ENTRYREF tag handling

Ian MacIntosh <>
  Video resizing using mediaLib

Mike Lampard <>
  Overlay support for the DXR3 MPEG decoder
  Pan & Scan support for the DXR3 MPEG decoder
  DVB plugin
  DVB subtitle plugin

Moritz Bunkus <>
  Seeking support for the Matroska demuxer.

Szymon Stefanek <>
  Improved DVB mrls and dvbs, dvbc and dvbt support

Vincent Pelletier <>
  Word wrap and other improvements in libsputext.

Daniel Mack <>
  native Mac OS X video and audio output plugins

André Pang <>
  Mac OS X fixes and framework/frontend work
  Annodex and CMML support

Stefan Kristiansson <>
  moved Xv initialization from class to plugin context

Ryan Tadlock <>
  compensation for the field delay of some deinterlacing algorithms

Casper Boemann <>
  reuse stubs for unresolved exports of win32 dlls

Thomas Hellström <>
  XxMC driver with reworked XvMC support, including VIA CLE266 vld

Frank van Viegen <>
  libsmbclient input plugin

Sylvain Colinet <>
  mpl2 subtitle support

Barry Scott <>
  fix V4l source selection code by MRL

Reinhard Nissl <>
  contributions for VDR interoperability, bugfixes,
  overlay blending quality improvements, audio post plugin support for xine-ui,
  upmix_mono post plugin

Pekka Jääskeläinen <>
  DVB mouse-control and EPG enhancements

Assaf Gillat <>
  CDDB protocol 6 support (UTF-8 and multiple cd entries)

Tadashi Jokagi <>
  Japanese translation of xine-ui
Piarres Beobide <>
  Basque translations (xine-lib and xine-ui)

Keenan Pepper <>
  gcc4 patches

Dams Nadé <>
  gcc4 patches

Diego 'Flameeyes' Pettenò <>
  build system improvements, LE_64/BE_64 macro fixes

Jason Tackaberry <>
  plugin loader fixes, expand plugin fixes and non-4/3 display support

Claudio Ciccani <>
  completely rewritten DirectFB video out plugin

Maximilian Schwerin <>
  support for Vorbis-style comments in FLAC files

Chris Cannam <>
  JACK audio driver

Christoph Pfister <>
  XCB output plugins

Albert Lee <>
  Solaris portability fixes (and other miscellaneous fixes)

(let us know if we've forgotten anyone)