GNOME Videos – movie player designed for GNOME

GNOME Videos is the official movie player of the GNOME desktop environment.

It features a playlist, a full-screen mode, seek and volume controls, as well as keyboard navigation.

GNOME Videos is pre-installed with many Linux distributions.

Features include:

  • Video thumbnailer for the file manager.
  • Nautilus properties tab.
  • Mozilla (Firefox) plugin to view movies inside your browser (in development).
  • Webcam utility (in development).
  • Play any xine or GStreamer supported file.
  • LIRC support.
  • Shoutcast, m3u, asx, SMIL and ra playlists support (also usable from a shipped LGPL library).
  • DVD (with menus), VCD playback, disc-type automatically detected.
  • TV-Out configuration with optional resolution switching.
  • 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.1, stereo and AC3 Passthrough audio output.
  • Full-screen mode (move your mouse and you get nice controls) with Xinerama, dual-head and Viewport support.
  • Remote operation mode to control a running Totem.
  • Seek and Volume controls.
  • Aspect ratio changing, Scaling based on the video’s original size.
  • Full keyboard control.
  • Playlist with Repeat and Shuffle modes, with saving feature and drag’n’drop reordering.
  • GNOME and Nautilus integration (Totem registers the file-types, adds a menu item, uses the proxy configuration, saves sessions, and registers pnm, mms, uvox and rtsp schemes, removes playlist items from a disc that’s getting ejected).
  • Properties window (information about the current movie).
  • Drag’n’drop and mousewheel actions.
  • Screenshot feature.
  • Brightness, Contrast, Hue and Saturation control.
  • Visualisation plugin when playing audio-only files.
  • Telestrator mode using Gromit.
  • Video thumbnailer.
  • YouTube support.
  • Nautilus properties page.
  • Works on remote displays.
  • Automatic external subtitle load, or manual (only on the command-line, use like: totem file:///
  • DVD, VCD and OGG/OGM subtitles and languages support.
  • Dialog for more accurate seeking.
  • Authentication dialogs when location requires it.
  • Online help (in English and other languages).

Support: GitLab Code Repository
Developer: The GNOME Project
License: GNU GPL v2

GNOME Videos

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