The media-libs category contains media-related libraries.
a52dec Library for decoding ATSC A/52 streams used in DVD
aalib A ASCII-Graphics Library
aften A/52 (AC-3) audio encoder
allegro Cross-platform multimedia library
alsa-lib Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Library
alsa-oss Advanced Linux Sound Architecture OSS compatibility layer
alsa-topology-conf ALSA topology configuration files
alsa-ucm-conf ALSA ucm configuration files
alure The OpenAL Utility Toolkit
amdgpu-pro-vulkan AMD's closed source vulkan driver, from Radeon Software for Linux
amf-headers The Advanced Media Framework (AMF) SDK
ampache_browser Ampache desktop client library
aribb24 Library for decoding ARIB STD-B24 subtitles
assimp Importer library to import assets from 3D files
aubio Library for audio labelling
audiofile An elegant API for accessing audio files
avidemux-core Core libraries for simple video cutting, filtering and encoding tasks
avidemux-plugins Plugins for the video editor media-video/avidemux
babl A dynamic, any to any, pixel format conversion library
bcg729 Encoder and decoder of the ITU G729 Annex A/B speech codec
bio2jack Library for porting blocked I/O OSS/ALSA audio applications to JACK
blib Library full of useful things to hack the Blinkenlights
cal3d Cal3D is a skeletal based character animation library
chromaprint Library implementing a custom algorithm for extracting audio fingerprints
cimg C++ template image processing toolkit
clutter Clutter is a library for creating graphical user interfaces
clutter-gst GStreamer integration library for Clutter
clutter-gtk Library for embedding a Clutter canvas (stage) in GTK+
codec2 Low bit rate speech codec
cogl A library for using 3D graphics hardware to draw pretty pictures
coin A high-level 3D graphics toolkit, fully compatible with SGI Open Inventor 2.1
compface Utilities and library to convert to/from X-Face format
ctl AMPAS' Color Transformation Language
cubeb Cross-platform audio library
dav1d dav1d is an AV1 Decoder :)
devil DevIL image library
dssi Plugin API for software instruments with user interfaces
dumb Module/tracker based music format parser and player library
elles_icc_profiles Elle Stone's well-behaved RGB and grey ICC profiles
embree Collection of high-performance ray tracing kernels
esdl Erlang bindings for the SDL library
exempi Port of the Adobe XMP SDK to work on UNIX
exiftool Read and write meta information in image, audio and video files
faac Free MPEG-4 audio codecs by
faad2 AAC audio decoding library
fcft Simple library for font loading and glyph rasterization
fdk-aac Fraunhofer AAC codec library
ffmpegsource A libav/ffmpeg based source library for easy frame accurate access
fidlib Run-time filter design and execution library
Field3D A library for storing voxel data
flac Free lossless audio encoder and decoder
flac-compat Free lossless audio encoder and decoder
flickcurl C library for the Flickr API
fluidsynth-dssi DSSI Soft Synth Interface
fontconfig A library for configuring and customizing font access
freealut The OpenAL Utility Toolkit
freeglut A free OpenGL utility toolkit, the open-sourced alternative to the GLUT library
freeimage Image library supporting many formats
freetype High-quality and portable font engine
freeverb3 Reverb and Impulse Response Convolution plug-ins (Audacious/JACK)
ftgl library to use arbitrary fonts in OpenGL applications
game-music-emu Video game music file emulators
ganv A GTK+ widget for interactive graph-like environments
gavl Library for handling uncompressed audio and video data
gd Graphics library for fast image creation
gegl A graph based image processing framework
gexiv2 GObject-based wrapper around the Exiv2 library
giblib a graphics library built on top of imlib2
giflib Library to handle, display and manipulate GIF images
glew The OpenGL Extension Wrangler Library
glfw Portable OpenGL FrameWork
glm OpenGL Mathematics
glpng OpenGL PNG image library
glu The OpenGL Utility Library
glyr Music related metadata searchengine, both with commandline interface and C API
gmmlib Intel Graphics Memory Management Library
gnonlin Set of GStreamer elements to ease the creation of non-linear multimedia editors
graphene A thin layer of types for graphic libraries
grilo A framework for easy media discovery and browsing
gsound Thin GObject wrapper around the libcanberra sound event library
gst-plugins-bad Less plugins for GStreamer
gst-plugins-base Basepack of plugins for gstreamer
gst-plugins-good Basepack of plugins for GStreamer
gst-plugins-ugly Basepack of plugins for gstreamer
gstreamer Open source multimedia framework
gstreamer-editing-services SDK for making video editors and more
gst-rtsp-server A GStreamer based RTSP server
gupnp-dlna Library providing DLNA-related functionality for MediaServers
hamlib Ham radio backend rig control libraries
harfbuzz An OpenType text shaping engine
icclib Library for reading and writing ICC color profile files
icc-profiles-basiccolor-printing2009 ICC profiles for printing/offset
icc-profiles-openicc ICC color profiles by OpenICC
id3lib Id3 library for C/C++
iir1 DSP IIR realtime filter library written in C++
imlib Image loading and rendering library
imlib2 Version 2 of an advanced replacement library for libraries like libXpm
intel-hybrid-codec-driver Libva support for older hardware accelerated encode/decode on Haswell and newer
intel-mediasdk Intel Media SDK
jasper Implementation of the codec specified in the JPEG-2000 Part-1 standard
jbig2dec A decoder implementation of the JBIG2 image compression format
jbig2enc JBIG2 Encoder and libs
jbigkit data compression algorithm for bi-level high-resolution images
jg Reference Implementation of The Jolly Good API
kcolorpicker Qt based color picker with popup menu
kimageannotator Tool for annotating images
kquickimageeditor QtQuick components providing basic image editing capabilities
ksanecore Qt-based interface for SANE library to control scanner hardware
kvazaar Open-source HEVC encoder
ladspa-sdk The Linux Audio Developer's Simple Plugin API
lasi C++ library for postscript stream output
lastfmlib C++ library to scrobble tracks on
lcms A lightweight, speed optimized color management engine
lensfun Library for rectifying and simulating photographic lens distortions
leptonica C library for image processing and analysis
lib3ds library for managing 3D-Studio Release 3 and 4 .3DS files
lib3mf Implementation of the 3D Manufacturing Format file standard
libaacs Open implementation of the Advanced Access Content System (AACS) specification
libafterimage Afterstep's standalone generic image manipulation library
libao The Audio Output library
libaom Alliance for Open Media AV1 Codec SDK
libart_lgpl A LGPL version of libart
libass Library for SSA/ASS subtitles rendering
libavif Library for encoding and decoding .avif files
libbdplus Blu-ray library for BD+ decryption
libbluray Blu-ray playback libraries
libbs2b Bauer stereophonic-to-binaural DSP library
libbsb A portable C library for reading and writing BSB format image files
libcaca A library that creates colored ASCII-art graphics
libcanberra Portable sound event library
libcdaudio Library of cd audio related routines
libcddb Library for accessing a CDDB server
libcdr Library parsing the Corel cdr documents
libchamplain Clutter based world map renderer
libclastfm C API library to the web service (unofficial)
libcue CUE Sheet Parser Library
libcuefile Cue File library from Musepack
libdc1394 Library to interface with IEEE 1394 cameras following the IIDC specification
libdca Library for decoding DTS Coherent Acoustics streams used in DVD
libde265 Open h.265 video codec implementation
libdiscid Client library to create MusicBrainz enabled tagging applications
libdisplay-info Simple framework for writing Vulkan layers
libdmtx Barcode data matrix reading and writing library
libdv Software codec for dv-format video (camcorders etc)
libdvbcsa Free implementation of the DVB Common Scrambling Algorithm - DVB/CSA
libdvbpsi Library for MPEG TS/DVB PSI tables decoding and generation
libdvd-audio library for extracting audio from DVD-Audio discs
libdvdcss A portable abstraction library for DVD decryption
libdvdnav Library for DVD navigation tools
libdvdread Library for DVD navigation tools
libebur128 Library implementing the EBU R128 loudness standard
libemf Library implementation of ECMA-234 API for the generation of enhanced metafiles
libeot Library for parsing Embedded OpenType files (Microsoft embedded font 'standard')
libepoxy Library for handling OpenGL function pointer management
libexif Library for parsing, editing, and saving EXIF data
libfame MPEG-1 and MPEG-4 video encoding library
libffado Driver for IEEE1394 (Firewire) audio interfaces
libfishsound Simple programming interface to decode and encode audio with vorbis or speex
libfpx A library for manipulating FlashPIX images
libfreeaptx Reverse-engineered aptX and aptX HD library (fork of libopenaptx)
libfreehand Library for import of FreeHand drawings
libggi Provides an opaque interface to the display's acceleration function
libggigcp Libggi extension for advanced color and palette handling
libggimisc Adds support for some special graphical target features
libggiwmh Window manager hints extensions for libggi
libgig C++ library for loading Gigasampler and DLS level 1/2 files
libgii Easy to use, but yet powerful, API for all possible input sources
libglvnd The GL Vendor-Neutral Dispatch library
libgphoto2 Library that implements support for numerous digital cameras
libgpod Shared library to access the contents of an iPod
libharu C/C++ library for PDF generation
libhdhomerun SiliconDust HDHomeRun Utilties
libheif ISO/IEC 23008-12:2017 HEIF file format decoder and encoder
libicns A library for manipulating MacOS X .icns icon format
libid3tag The MAD id3tag library, Tenacity fork
libiec61883 Library for capturing video (dv or mpeg2) over the IEEE 1394 bus
libifp General-purpose library for iRiver's iFP portable audio players
libilbc Packaged version of iLBC codec from the WebRTC project
libinsane Crossplatform access to image scanners
libiptcdata Library for International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) metadata
libirman library for Irman control of Unix software
libjpeg-turbo MMX, SSE, and SSE2 SIMD accelerated JPEG library
libjsw provide a uniform API and user configuration for joysticks and game controllers
libjxl JPEG XL image format reference implementation
libkate Codec for karaoke and text encapsulation for Ogg
libkeyfinder Musical key detection library for digital audio
liblastfm Collection of libraries to integrate services
libldac LDAC codec library from AOSP
liblingoteach A library to support lingoteach-ui and for generic lesson development
liblo Lightweight OSC (Open Sound Control) implementation
liblqr Easy to use C/C++ seam carving library
liblrdf Library for manipulation of RDF files in LADSPA plugins
liblscp C++ library for the Linux Sampler control protocol
libltc Linear/Logitudinal Time Code (LTC) Library
libmad "M"peg "A"udio "D"ecoder library
libmatemixer Mixer library for MATE Desktop
libmatroska Extensible multimedia container format based on EBML
libmediaart Manages, extracts and handles media art caches
libmediainfo MediaInfo libraries
libmetalink Library for handling Metalink files
libmikmod Library to play a wide range of module formats
libmms Library for accessing Microsoft Media Server (MMS) media streaming protocol
libmng Multiple Image Networkgraphics lib (animated png's)
libmodplug Library for playing MOD-like music files
libmp3splt Library for mp3splt to split mp3 and ogg files without decoding
libmp4v2 Functions for accessing ISO-IEC:14496-1:2001 MPEG-4 standard
libmpd A library handling connections to a MPD server
libmpdclient Library for interfacing Music Player Daemon (media-sound/mpd)
libmpeg2 Library for decoding mpeg-2 and mpeg-1 video
libmpeg3 An MPEG library for linux
libmpris2client A library to control MPRIS2 compatible players
libmtp Implementation of Microsoft's Media Transfer Protocol (MTP)
libmygpo-qt Qt/C++ library wrapping the webservice
libmypaint Library for making brushstrokes
libnjb Library for communicating with the Creative Nomad JukeBox digital audio player
libnsbmp decoding library for BMP and ICO image file formats, written in C
libnsgif decoding library for the GIF image file format, written in C
libnspsl C library for decoding BMP and ICO images
libofa Open Fingerprint Architecture
libogg The Ogg media file format library
liboggz A simple programming interface for reading and writing Ogg files and streams
libopenaptx Reverse-engineered aptX and aptX HD library
libopenglrecorder Library for asynchronous OpenGL recording with audio
libopenmpt Library to decode tracked music files (modules)
libopenraw RAW image formats decoding library
libopenshot Video editing library used by OpenShot
libopenshot-audio Library for audio editing and playback used by OpenShot
libopusenc High-level API for encoding .opus files
libpagemaker C++ Library that parses the file format of Aldus/Adobe PageMaker documents
libpano13 Helmut Dersch's panorama toolbox library
libpgf Library to load, handle and manipulate images in the PGF format
libplacebo Reusable library for GPU-accelerated image processing primitives
libpng Portable Network Graphics library
libpng-compat Portable Network Graphics library
libpqstego Library for Perturbed Quantization Steganography
libprojectm A graphical music visualization plugin similar to milkdrop
libpulse Libraries for PulseAudio clients
libqaccessibilityclient Library for writing accessibility clients such as screen readers
libquicktime An enhanced version of the quicktime4linux library
libquvi Library for parsing video download links
libquvi-scripts Embedded lua scripts for libquvi
libraw LibRaw is a library for reading RAW files obtained from digital photo cameras
libreplaygain Replay Gain library from Musepack
librosprite framebuffer abstraction library, written in C
librtprocess Algorithms for RAW processing from RawTherapee
libsamplerate Secret Rabbit Code (aka libsamplerate) is a Sample Rate Converter for audio
libsbsms A library for high quality time and pitch scale modification
libsdl Simple Direct Media Layer 1.2 compatibility wrapper around SDL2
libsdl2 Simple Direct Media Layer
libsfml Simple and Fast Multimedia Library (SFML)
libshout library for connecting and sending data to icecast servers
libshumate Shumate is a GTK toolkit providing widgets for embedded maps
libsidplay C64 SID player library
libsidplayfp Library for the sidplay2 fork with resid-fp
libsixel A lightweight, fast implementation of DEC SIXEL graphics codec
libsmf Standard MIDI File format library
libsndfile C library for reading and writing files containing sampled sound
libsoundio C library for cross-platform real-time audio input and output
libsoundtouch Audio processing library for changing tempo, pitch and playback rates
libsvgtiny Small and portable C library to parse SVG
libsvgtiny-pixbuf Add SVG support to GTK without librsvg
libtgvoip VoIP library for Telegram clients
libtheora The Theora Video Compression Codec
libtiger A rendering library for Kate streams using Pango and Cairo
libtimidity MIDI to WAVE converter library
libuninameslist Library of unicode annotation data
libuvc A cross-platform library for USB video devices, built atop libusb
libv4l Separate libraries ebuild from upstream v4l-utils package
libva Video Acceleration (VA) API for Linux
libva-compat Video Acceleration (VA) API for Linux
libva-intel-driver HW video decode support for Intel integrated graphics
libva-intel-media-driver Intel Media Driver for VA-API (iHD)
libvisio Library parsing the file format of MS Visio documents
libvisual Abstraction library between applications and audio visualisation plugins
libvmaf C libary for Netflix's Perceptual video quality assessment
libvorbis The Ogg Vorbis sound file format library
libvpx WebM VP8 and VP9 Codec SDK
libwebp A lossy image compression format
libwmf A library for reading vector images in Microsoft's Windows Metafile Format (WMF)
libxmi C/C++ function library for rasterizing 2-D vector graphics
libxmp Library that renders module files to PCM data
libxspf Playlist handling library
libxtract A simple, portable, lightweight library of audio feature extraction functions
libzen Shared library for libmediainfo and mediainfo
libzmf Library for parsing Zoner Callisto/Draw documents
lilv Library to make the use of LV2 plugins as simple as possible for applications
lsp-plugins Linux Studio Plugins
lv2 A simple but extensible successor of LADSPA
lvtk A set of C++ wrappers around the LV2 C API
mesa OpenGL-like graphic library for Linux
mesa-amber OpenGL-like graphic library for Linux
mlt Open source multimedia framework for television broadcasting
munt-mt32emu Library for emulating the Roland MT-32, CM-32L, CM-64 and LAPC-I
musicbrainz Client Library for accessing the latest XML based MusicBrainz web service
mutagen Audio metadata tag reader and writer implemented in pure Python
nanosvg NanoSVG is a simple stupid single-header-file SVG parse.
nas Network Audio System
netpbm A set of utilities for converting to/from the netpbm (and related) formats
noise-suppression-for-voice A real-time noise suppression plugin for voice
nv-codec-headers FFmpeg version of headers required to interface with Nvidias codec APIs
nvidia-vaapi-driver A VA-API implemention using NVIDIA's NVDEC
oidn Intel(R) Open Image Denoise library
oneVPL oneAPI Video Processing Library, dispatcher, tools, and examples
oneVPL-cpu oneAPI Video Processing Library CPU implementation
oneVPL-intel-gpu oneAPI Video Processing Library Intel GPU implementation
openal A software implementation of the OpenAL 3D audio API
opencollada Stream based read/write library for COLLADA files
opencolorio A color management framework for visual effects and animation
opencore-amr Implementation of Adaptive Multi Rate Narrowband and Wideband speech codec
openctm OpenCTM - the Open Compressed Triangle Mesh
opencv A collection of algorithms and sample code for various computer vision problems
openexr ILM's OpenEXR high dynamic-range image file format libraries
openfec Library of various AL-FEC codecs
openglide Glide to OpenGL wrapper
openh264 Cisco OpenH264 library and Gecko Media Plugin for Mozilla packages
openimageio A library for reading and writing images
openjpeg Open-source JPEG 2000 library
openpgl Intel Open Path Guiding Library
opensubdiv An Open-Source subdivision surface library
opus Open codec for interactive speech and music transmission over the Internet
opusfile A high-level decoding and seeking API for .opus files
osl Advanced shading language for production GI renderers
partio Library for particle IO and manipulation
pcaudiolib Portable C Audio Library
phat PHAT is a collection of GTK+ widgets geared toward pro-audio apps
phonon KDE multimedia abstraction library
phonon-gstreamer GStreamer backend for the Phonon multimedia library
phonon-vlc VLC backend for the Phonon multimedia library
plib Multimedia library used by many games
plotutils Powerful C/C++ function library for exporting 2-D vector graphics
pnglite Small and simple library for loading and writing PNG images
portaudio A free, cross-platform, open-source, audio I/O library
portmidi Library for real time MIDI input and output
portsmf The Tenacity fork of PortSMF, a Standard MIDI File library
ptex Per-Face Texture Mapping for Production Rendering
pulseaudio-qt Qt bindings for libpulse
qhull Geometry library
quarter GUI binding for using Coin/Open Inventor with Qt
quesoglc Free implementation of the OpenGL Character Renderer (GLC)
raptor The RDF Parser Toolkit
raspberrypi-userland Raspberry Pi userspace tools and libraries
raspberrypi-userland-bin Raspberry Pi userspace tools and libraries
resid C++ library to emulate the C64 SID chip
rlottie A platform independent standalone library that plays Lottie Animations
rnnoise Recurrent neural network for audio noise reduction
roc-toolkit Real-time audio streaming over the network
rtaudio A set of cross-platform C++ classes for realtime audio I/O
rtmidi A set of C++ classes that provide a common API for realtime MIDI input/output
rubberband An audio time-stretching and pitch-shifting library and utility program
sbc Audio codec to connect bluetooth HQ audio devices as headphones or loudspeakers
sdl2-gfx Graphics drawing primitives library for SDL2
sdl2-image Image file loading library
sdl2-mixer Simple Direct Media Layer Mixer Library
sdl2-net Simple Direct Media Layer Network Support Library
sdl2-pango SDL2 port of SDL_Pango for rendering text using Pango
sdl2-ttf Library that allows you to use TrueType fonts in SDL applications
sdl_audiolib Audio decoding, resampling and mixing library for SDL
sdl-gfx Graphics drawing primitives library for SDL
sdl-image Image file loading library
sdl-mixer Simple Direct Media Layer Mixer Library
sdl-net Simple Direct Media Layer Network Support Library
sdl-pango connect the text rendering engine of GNOME to SDL
sdl-sound Simple Direct Media Layer Mixer Library
sdl-ttf Library that allows you to use TrueType fonts in SDL applications
sg Socket Graphics tool for displaying polygons
sge Graphics extensions library for SDL
shaderc Collection of tools, libraries and tests for shader compilation
simage Image and video texturing library
smpeg SDL MPEG Player Library
smpeg2 SDL MPEG Player Library
SoQt GUI binding for using Coin/Open Inventor with Qt
soxr SoX Resampler library
SoXt GUI binding for using Coin/Open Inventor with Xt/Motif
spandsp SpanDSP is a library of DSP functions for telephony
speex Audio compression format designed for speech
speexdsp Audio compression format designed for speech -- DSP
sratom Library for serialising LV2 atoms to/from RDF, particularly the Turtle syntax
stimg Simple and tiny image loading library
stk Synthesis ToolKit in C++
stops Organ stops for aeolus by Fons Adriaensen <>
suil Lightweight C library for loading and wrapping LV2 plugin UIs
svgalib A library for running svga graphics on the console
svt-av1 Scalable Video Technology for AV1 (SVT-AV1 Encoder and Decoder)
svt-hevc Scalable Video Technology for HEVC (SVT-HEVC Encoder)
t1lib A Type 1 Font Rasterizer Library for UNIX/X11
taglib Library for reading and editing audio meta data
taglib-extras Unofficial taglib plugins maintained by the Amarok team
tg_owt WebRTC build for Telegram
theoraplay Simple library to make decoding of Ogg Theora videos easier
tiff Tag Image File Format (TIFF) library
tiff-compat Tag Image File Format (TIFF) library (compat package for
tremor A fixed-point version of the Ogg Vorbis decoder (also known as libvorbisidec)
tse3 TSE3 Sequencer library
urt the Utah Raster Toolkit is a library for dealing with raster images
vamp-plugin-sdk Audio processing system for plugins to extract information from audio data
vidstab Video stabilization library
vigra C++ computer vision library emphasizing customizable algorithms and structures
vips VIPS Image Processing Library
virglrenderer library used implement a virtual 3D GPU used by qemu
vitamtp Library to interact with PS Vita's USB MTP protocol
vkroots Simple framework for writing Vulkan layers
vo-aacenc VisualOn AAC encoder library
vo-amrwbenc VisualOn AMR-WB encoder library
volpack Volume rendering library
vulkan-layers Vulkan Validation Layers
vulkan-loader Vulkan Installable Client Driver (ICD) Loader
waffle Library that allows selection of GL API and of window system at runtime
webrtc-audio-processing AudioProcessing library from the code base
woff2 Encode/decode WOFF2 font format
wxsvg C++ library to create, manipulate and render SVG files
x264 A free library for encoding X264/AVC streams
x265 Library for encoding video streams into the H.265/HEVC format
xine-lib Core libraries for Xine movie player
xvid High performance/quality MPEG-4 video de-/encoding solution
zimg Scaling, colorspace conversion, and dithering library
zita-alsa-pcmi Provides easy access to ALSA PCM devices
zita-convolver C++ library implementing a real-time convolution matrix
zita-resampler C++ library for real-time resampling of audio signals
zmusic GZDoom's music system as a standalone library
zvbi VBI Decoding Library for Zapping
zxing-cpp C++ Multi-format 1D/2D barcode image processing library


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