[gst-devel] Thoggen 0.3 'Leopard' released

Tim Müller t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Thu Mar 17 14:58:58 CET 2005


Thoggen 0.3 has just been released. Get it from:


In addition to the source tarball there is also a .deb package for debian sid 

 What is Thoggen?

Thoggen is a DVD backup utility ('DVD ripper') for Linux, based on Gtk+ and 
GStreamer. It creates ogg/theora video files and features an extremely 
intuitive and easy to use interface. Thoggen supports picture cropping and 

 v0.3 - Leopard

Major Changes:

 * Fixed audio stream detection
 * Fixed language selection
 * Build fixes for non-x86 archs
 * ca. 30% speed-up through new scaling code
 * Support for LPCM and DTS audio streams
 * Dialogs keep their position on the screen
 * Allow input to be folder with video DVD files
 * Write title and comment tags
 * Requires Gtk+-2.6 now
 * Requires GStreamer plugins 0.8.8 now
 * Improved Audio/Video sync (mostly due to 
    the work of Jan Schmidt and Ronald Bultje
    in gst-plugins)
New Translations:
 * Catalan (Jose M. Fernández)
 * Danish (David Nielsen)
 * Dutch (Eric Spierings et al.)
 * French (Baptiste Mille-Mathias,
      Claessens Xavier, Grégory Gathy,
      Guillaume Desmottes, Hazard Xavier,
      Laurent Bigonville, Matthieu Lagouge, 
      Olivier Le Thanh Duong, et al.)
 * Polish (Maciej Groman, Maciej Rozmus)
 * Portuguese (Fábio de Oliveira, DaviDK)
 * Spanish (Emiliano Goday Caneda, eSe,
      Alberto Núñez, José Francisco Ibarra,
      Daniel Alejandro Yucra Sotomayor)
 * Swedish (Christian Bjälevik et al.)


 * Gtk+ 2.6.0 or newer
 * GStreamer 0.8.9 or newer
 * gst-plugins 0.8.8 or newer
 * GStreamer plugins required (debian package names in brackets):
    - a52dec            (gstreamer0.8-a52dec)
    - mpeg2dec          (gstreamer0.8-mpeg2dec)
    - dvdreadsrc        (gstreamer0.8-dvd)
    - dvddemux          (gstreamer0.8-misc)
    - dvdlpcmdec        (gstreamer0.8-misc)
    - dtsdec            (gstreamer0.8-dts)
    - videorate         (gstreamer0.8-misc)
    - theoraenc         (gstreamer0.8-theora)
    - rawvorbisenc      (gstreamer0.8-vorbis)
    - oggmux            (gstreamer0.8-misc)
    - audioconvert      (gstreamer0.8-misc)
    - audioscale        (gstreamer0.8-misc)
    - ffmpegcolorspace  (gstreamer0.8-misc)
 * libdvdread3 >= 0.9.4
 * libdvdcss2 >= 1.2.8 required for encrypted DVDs
 * dbus, dbus-glib
 * hal and libhal

More information is available at http://thoggen.net

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