Kaffeine is a simple, easy to use, full featured media player for the K Desktop Environment (KDE).
Currently, Kaffeine can use xine-lib, MPlayer, or GStreamer as a backend. It is therefore able to play almost all audio and video files.
It supports many types of local and network media broadcast protocols, including digital video broadcasting (DVB).
- Multiple playlists.
- Play Audio CDs, DVDs and VCDs.
- Rip and encode audio tracks to be stored on your hard disk.
- Supports Digital Video Broadcasting devices supported by linuxtv drivers.
- Electronic Program Guide.
- Can broadcast several DVB channels (being on the same multiplex) on a LAN.
- DCOP Interface.
- Supports Linux Infrared Remote Control (LIRC).
- S2 support.
- Support for dynamic audio / subtitles streams.
- DBUS interface and partial MPRIS support.
- Configurable daily or weekly repetition of recording schedule entries.
Developer: Christophe Thommeret and Christoph Pfister
License: GNU GPL v2
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