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2008 GSoC Qualification Showcase #1

March 22nd, 2008 by Multimedia Mike

The application process for Google’s Summer of Code 2008 season is not even open yet, but people interested in participating with FFmpeg are already busy on their qualification tasks.

Ramiro Polla submitted a system that can demux captured MSN video streams and play them back using a video codec known as Mimic. Here is the system in action:

I [heart] FFmpeg

Sascha Sommer has completed a playback system for the RL2 file format, which figured heavily into a CD-ROM game called Voyeur:

Voyeur FMV title

There are still some qualification tasks left unclaimed on the FFmpeg GSoC page. And if we run out, we can make more, so don’t despair.

Posted in Open Source Multimedia | 3 Comments »

3 Responses

  1. Ramiro Polla Says:

    The women loving FFmpeg samples were provided by Stefan de Konink, not me…

  2. Multimedia Mike Says:

    And lovely samples there were. Corrected.

  3. Ramiro Polla Says:

    That should become a motto for FFmpeg samples =)