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Ogle is an open source DVD player that supports DVD menus.

It has many useful features like bookmarks, time skipping, multichannel audio, and crop & zoom video.

Ogle supports playing CSS encrypted DVDs.

It also plays DVDs with or without using a graphical user interface.

 Ogle 0.9.2-5.1

Free to download



Björn Englund, Håkan Hjort, Vilhelm Bergman, Martin Norbäck, Björn Augustsson

Website (link not working)

System Requirements
libdvdcss (for encrpyted DVDs)

Support Sites:

Selected Reviews:
Linux Journal

Features include:

  • Supports DVD menus and navigation
  • Reads from mounted, unmounted DVDs and hard drive
  • Reads encrypted and unencrypted DVDs using libdvdread/libdvdcss
  • A new MPEG2 decoder with MMX, Altivec and SUN Solaris mediaLib acceleration
  • Normal X11 and XFree86 Xvideo display support with subpicture overlay
  • Accelerated display on Sun FFB2+ cards
  • Audio and subpicture selection
  • Handles advanced subpicture commands such as fade/scroll and wipe
  • Detects and uses correct aspect for movie and menus
  • Possible to play AC3, DTS, MPEG, LPCM via S/PDIF
  • Hardware yuv2rgb on Sun FFB2+ (Creator3D)
  • Fullscreen mode
  • Screenshots with and without subpicture overlay
  • Title/chapter search
  • Audio formats supported: AC-3, MPEG, LPCM (DTS only via SP/DIF)

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