Commit a8069517 authored by Alexis de Lattre's avatar Alexis de Lattre

No more system requirements for vlc : it's too difficult to say

parent ca5851e0
......@@ -67,8 +67,6 @@ is that it can read MPEG 1, MPEG 2 and DVDs streamed over a network.
<para>Vlc requires at least a Pentium 400Mhz with 32MB of RAM.</para>
<note><para>Vlc doesn't work on Mac OS 9, and will
probably never do.</para></note>
......@@ -691,7 +691,7 @@
<td class="category" rowspan="5"><b>Misc</b></td>
<td class="category" rowspan="6"><b>Misc</b></td>
<td class="type">Command line</td>
<td class="yes">Yes</td>
<td class="yes">Yes</td>
......@@ -745,6 +745,18 @@
<td class="type">IPv6</td>
<td class="yes">Yes</td>
<td class="yes">Yes</td>
<td class="yes">Yes</td>
<td class="none">-</td>
<td class="yes">Yes</td>
......@@ -759,8 +771,6 @@
<? require("footer.php3"); ?>
$title = "VideoLAN - MPEG and DVD for every OS, free !";
$title = "VideoLAN Client - Overview";
$lang = "en";
$date = "14 February 2001";
<h1>VideoLAN Client - a cross-platform multimedia player</h1>
<h1>VideoLAN Client - a multi-platform multimedia player</h1>
<table border="0" cellspacing="10">
......@@ -13,56 +13,15 @@
<p>The VideoLAN Client (vlc) is a multi-plateform multimedia player. It
can read DVDs, VCDs, MPEG and DivX files and from a satellite card under
Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, BeOS, BSD, Solaris, QNX, iPaq... It can also
read a stream from a network, sent by the VideoLAN Server or another
source. The stream can be MPEG 2 TS in UDP or HTTP packets unicasted or
multicasted on an IPv4 or IPv6 network.</p>
The VideoLAN Client (vlc) works on many platforms : Linux, Windows, Mac
OS X, BeOS, *BSD, Solaris, Familiar Linux and QNX. It can read MPEG 1, MPEG
2 and MPEG 4 / DivX files from a hard disk or a CD-ROM drive, read DVDs
and VCDs and read from a satellite card. But the most important function
is that it can read MPEG 1, MPEG 2 and DVDs streamed over a network.
<p><b>Computer hadware</b> :</p>
<li>to read a DVD : 400 Mhz processor with 64 Mb of RAM minimum.</li>
<li>to read an MPEG file : you can do it on a pocket computer !</li>
<p><b>Operating systems</b>: all GNU/Linux flavours, most UNIX
flavours (Solaris, FreeBSD, BSD/OS, AIX), BeOS, GNU/Hurd, MacOS
X, QNX, Windows (95/98/ME and 2000/XP). Note that not all ports are
fully functional, refer to a port's page to get information
about its status. </p>
<p><b>Optional</b> :</p>
<ul><li>Network card : 10 Mbit/s Ethernet card minimum.</li>
<li>Satellite card : Hauppauge Win TV Nova only.</li>
<p><b>Input formats</b>: DVDs (even encrypted ones), VCDs, system MPEG
streams, system MPEG2 streams (PS and TS), AVI streams, .mp3 files. </p>
<p><b>Additional decoders</b>: DVD subtitles, Dolby AC3, MPEG audio layer
I, II, III, MPEG-1, 2 video, MPEG-4/DivX (via ffmpeg). </p>
<p><b>Video output features</b>: X11 (XShm, XVideo), SDL, DirectX,
Linux framebuffer, GGI, BeOS API, MacOS X API. Hardware YUV
acceleration, arbitrary window scaling. </p>
<p><b>Interfaces</b>: Gnome, Gtk+, Qt, BeOS API, MacOS X API,
text console, Win32-native. </p>
<p><b>Navigation features</b>: slow motion, fast forward, pause,
arbitrary jumps within the stream, DVD chapter selection,
on-the-fly language and subtitles selection. </p>
<p><b>Network features</b>: </p>
<li>MPEG-2 TS unicasted or multicasted and HTTP protocol over
IPv4 and IPv6 networks.</li>
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