../_images/green.png installed - ../_images/grey.png suggested

Video players

vlc - multimedia player and streamer

VLC is the VideoLAN project’s media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs, podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

mpv - video player based on MPlayer/mplayer2

mpv is a movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types.

  • ../_images/green.png vlc - multimedia player and streamer
  • ../_images/green.png vlc-plugin-notify - LibNotify plugin for VLC
  • ../_images/green.png vlc-plugin-jack - JACK audio plugins for VLC
  • ../_images/green.png vlc-plugin-samba - Samba plugin for VLC
  • ../_images/green.png vlc-plugin-skins2 - multimedia player and streamer (Skins2 plugin)
  • ../_images/green.png vlc-plugin-video-splitter - multimedia player and streamer (video splitter plugins)
  • ../_images/green.png vlc-plugin-visualization - multimedia player and streamer (visualization plugins)
  • ../_images/green.png vlc-plugin-video-output - multimedia player and streamer (video output plugins)
  • ../_images/green.png vlc-plugin-base - multimedia player and streamer (base plugins)
  • ../_images/green.png vlc-plugin-qt - multimedia player and streamer (Qt plugin)
  • ../_images/green.png libdvd-pkg 1.4.2-1-1 - DVD-Video playing library - installer
  • ../_images/green.png mpv 0.32.0-3 - video player based on MPlayer/mplayer2
  • ../_images/grey.png freetuxtv 0.6.8~dfsg1-1+b2 - Internet television and radio player
  • ../_images/grey.png gnome-dvb-client 1:0.2.91~git20170110-4 - client for gnome-dvb-daemon
  • ../_images/grey.png gnome-mpv 0.20-2 - transitional package
  • ../_images/grey.png kodi 2:19.1+dfsg2-2+deb11u1 - Open Source Home Theatre (executable binaries)
  • ../_images/grey.png mpv 0.32.0-3 - video player based on MPlayer/mplayer2
  • ../_images/grey.png parole 4.16.0-1 - media player based on GStreamer framework
  • ../_images/grey.png smplayer 20.6.0~ds0-1 - Complete front-end for MPlayer and mpv
  • ../_images/grey.png subdownloader 2.1.0-3 - subtitle download/upload manager for video files
  • ../_images/grey.png totem 3.38.0-2 - Simple media player for the GNOME desktop based on GStreamer
  • ../_images/grey.png totem-plugins 3.38.0-2 - Plugins for the Totem media player
  • ../_images/grey.png vlc-plugin-svg - SVG plugin for VLC
  • ../_images/grey.png celluloid 0.20-2 - simple GTK+ frontend for mpv

Music players/library managers

quodlibet - audio library manager and player for GTK3

Quod Libet is a music management program. It provides several different ways to view your audio library, as well as support for Internet radio and audio feeds. It has extremely flexible metadata tag editing and searching capabilities, using the same interface as Ex Falso.

  • ../_images/green.png quodlibet 4.3.0-1 - audio library manager and player for GTK3
  • ../_images/green.png exfalso 4.3.0-1 - audio tag editor for GTK+
  • ../_images/green.png libgpod-common 0.8.3-16 - common files for libgpod
  • ../_images/green.png libgpod4 0.8.3-16 - library to read and write songs and artwork to an iPod
  • ../_images/green.png sox 14.4.2+git20190427-2 - Swiss army knife of sound processing
  • ../_images/grey.png gnome-music 3.36.7-1 - Music is the new GNOME music playing application
  • ../_images/grey.png rhythmbox 3.4.4-4 - music player and organizer for GNOME
  • ../_images/grey.png rhythmbox-plugins 3.4.4-4 - plugins for rhythmbox music player
  • ../_images/grey.png clementine 1.4.0~rc1+git347-gfc4cb6fc7+dfsg-1+deb11u1 - modern music player and library organizer
  • ../_images/grey.png audacious 4.0.5-1 - small and fast audio player which supports lots of formats
  • ../_images/grey.png audacious-plugins 4.0.5-1 - Base plugins for audacious
  • ../_images/grey.png sayonara 1.6.0~beta6+ds-1.1 - Small, clear and fast audio player
  • ../_images/grey.png projectm-pulseaudio 3.1.7-1.1 - projectM PulseAudio module
  • ../_images/grey.png mpd 0.22.6-1+b1 - Music Player Daemon
  • ../_images/grey.png sonata 1.7.0-1 - GTK+ client for the Music Player Daemon (MPD)
  • ../_images/grey.png ario 1.6-1.1 - GTK+ client for the Music Player Daemon (MPD)
  • ../_images/grey.png cantata 2.4.2.ds1-1 - Qt client for the music player daemon (MPD)
  • ../_images/grey.png ncmpcpp 0.9.2-1 - ncurses-based client for the Music Player Daemon (MPD)
  • ../_images/grey.png mpc 0.33-1 - command-line tool to interface MPD
  • ../_images/grey.png moc 1:2.6.0~svn-r3005-1 - ncurses based console audio player
  • ../_images/grey.png cmus 2.9.1-1 - lightweight ncurses audio player
  • ../_images/grey.png moc-ffmpeg-plugin 1:2.6.0~svn-r3005-1 - ncurses based console audio player - ffmpeg plugin
  • ../_images/grey.png mpg123 1.26.4-1 - MPEG layer 1/2/3 audio player
  • ../_images/grey.png beets 1.4.9-7 - music tagger and library organizer
  • ../_images/grey.png cowbell - An easy-to-use tag editor for your music files
  • ../_images/grey.png easytag 2.4.3-4 - GTK+ editor for audio file tags
  • ../_images/grey.png puddletag 2.0.1-2 - simple, powerful audio tag editor
  • ../_images/grey.png eyed3 0.8.10-4 - Display and manipulate id3-tags on the command-line
  • ../_images/grey.png kid3 3.8.5-3 - KDE audio tag editor
  • ../_images/grey.png picard 2.5.6-1 - Next-Generation MusicBrainz audio files tagger
  • ../_images/grey.png mussort 0.4-3.1 - simple tool that sorts a music collection
  • ../_images/grey.png vagalume 0.8.6-3 - GTK+-based client for radio services
  • ../_images/grey.png gpodder 3.10.17-1 - podcast client and feed aggregator
  • ../_images/grey.png go-mtpfs 1.0.0-1+b5 - Mount MTP devices over FUSE
  • ../_images/grey.png gtkpod 2.1.5-8 - manage songs and playlists on an Apple iPod
  • ../_images/grey.png playerctl 2.3.1-1 - utility to control media players via MPRIS
  • ../_images/grey.png streamtuner2 2.2.1+dfsg-2.1 - Browser for Internet Radio Stations


cheese - tool to take pictures and videos from your webcam

A webcam application that supports image and video capture. Makes it easy to take photos and videos of you, your friends, pets or whatever you want. Allows you to apply fancy visual effects, fine-control image settings and has features such as Multi-Burst mode, Countdown timer for photos.

  • ../_images/green.png cheese 3.38.0-3 - tool to take pictures and videos from your webcam
  • ../_images/green.png gnome-video-effects 0.5.0-1 - Collection of GStreamer effects
  • ../_images/grey.png guvcview 2.0.6+debian-1+b2 - GTK+ base UVC Viewer
  • ../_images/grey.png gnome-video-effects-frei0r 0.5.0-1 - GNOME Video Effects - frei0r plugins
  • ../_images/grey.png v4l2loopback-dkms 0.12.5-1 - Source for the v4l2loopback driver (DKMS)
  • ../_images/grey.png v4l2loopback-utils 0.12.5-1 - Commandline utilities for the for the v4l2-loopback module
  • ../_images/grey.png kamoso 20.12.1-1 - tool to take pictures and videos from your webcam
  • ../_images/grey.png zoneminder 1.34.23-1 - video camera security and surveillance solution
  • ../_images/grey.png pinhole 0.1.0+git20201123-1 - Simple camera application for the GNOME desktop
  • ../_images/grey.png megapixels 0.13.1-2 - GTK3 camera app for mobile using the V4L2 media request API

Screen recording/screencasting

obs-studio - recorder and streamer for live video content

OBS Studio is designed for efficiently recording and streaming live video content. It supports live RTP streaming to various streaming sites.

vokoscreen - easy to use screencast creator (transitional package)

This is a transitional package. It can safely be removed.

  • ../_images/green.png obs-studio 26.1.2+dfsg1-2 - recorder and streamer for live video content
  • ../_images/green.png vokoscreen 3.0.7-1 - easy to use screencast creator (transitional package)
  • ../_images/grey.png kazam 1.4.5-4 - screencast and screenshot application created with design in mind
  • ../_images/grey.png byzanz 0.3.0+git20160312-4 - small screencast creator
  • ../_images/grey.png obs-studio 26.1.2+dfsg1-2 - recorder and streamer for live video content
  • ../_images/grey.png simplescreenrecorder 0.4.2-2+b1 - Feature-rich screen recorder for X11 and OpenGL

Media conversion/codecs

qwinff - GUI for FFmpeg

This is a free and open source media converter frontend to FFmpeg. FFmpeg is a powerful command-line utility to convert audio and video file into numerous formats. QWinFF features a rich set of presets to help users use FFmpeg easily without having to manually input command-line flags. Average users can convert multiple media files in just a few clicks, while advanced users can still adjust conversion parameters in detail.

  • ../_images/green.png qwinff 0.2.1+git20201215-1 - GUI for FFmpeg
  • ../_images/green.png ffmpeg 7:4.3.5-0+deb11u1 - Tools for transcoding, streaming and playing of multimedia files
  • ../_images/green.png flac 1.3.3-2+deb11u1 - Free Lossless Audio Codec - command line tools
  • ../_images/green.png gstreamer1.0-alsa 1.18.4-2 - GStreamer plugin for ALSA
  • ../_images/green.png gstreamer1.0-libav 1.18.4-3 - ffmpeg plugin for GStreamer
  • ../_images/green.png gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad 1.18.4-3 - GStreamer plugins from the “bad” set
  • ../_images/green.png gstreamer1.0-plugins-base 1.18.4-2 - GStreamer plugins from the “base” set
  • ../_images/green.png gstreamer1.0-plugins-good 1.18.4-2+deb11u1 - GStreamer plugins from the “good” set
  • ../_images/green.png gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly 1.18.4-2 - GStreamer plugins from the “ugly” set
  • ../_images/green.png gstreamer1.0-pulseaudio 1.18.4-2+deb11u1 - GStreamer plugin for PulseAudio (transitional package)
  • ../_images/green.png gstreamer1.0-tools 1.18.4-2.1 - Tools for use with GStreamer
  • ../_images/green.png gstreamer1.0-x 1.18.4-2 - GStreamer plugins for X11 and Pango
  • ../_images/green.png lame 3.100-3 - MP3 encoding library (frontend)
  • ../_images/green.png libmp3lame0 3.100-3 - MP3 encoding library
  • ../_images/green.png libxvidcore4 2:1.3.7-1 - Open source MPEG-4 video codec (library)
  • ../_images/green.png musepack-tools 2:0.1~r495-2 - MusePack commandline utilities
  • ../_images/green.png mediainfo 20.09-1 - command-line utility for reading information from audio/video files
  • ../_images/green.png media-player-info 24-2 - Media player identification files
  • ../_images/grey.png handbrake 1.3.1+ds1-2+b3 - versatile DVD ripper and video transcoder (GTK+ GUI)
  • ../_images/grey.png mp3splt 2.6.2+20170630-3.1 - split MP3, Ogg Vorbis, or FLAC files without re-encoding
  • ../_images/grey.png oggvideotools 0.9.1-5.1 - toolbox for manipulating and creating Ogg video files
  • ../_images/grey.png ogmrip 1.0.1-3.1 - Application for ripping and encoding DVD
  • ../_images/grey.png ogmrip-plugins 1.0.1-3.1 - Application for ripping and encoding DVD - plugins
  • ../_images/grey.png soundconverter 4.0.0-1 - GNOME application to convert audio files into other formats
  • ../_images/grey.png winff 1.5.5-8 - graphical video and audio batch converter using ffmpeg or avconv
  • ../_images/grey.png winff-doc 1.5.5-8 - winff documentation
  • ../_images/grey.png winff-qt 1.5.5-8 - Qt variant of winff
  • ../_images/grey.png x264 2:0.160.3011+gitcde9a93-2.1 - video encoder for the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC standard
  • ../_images/grey.png x265 3.4-2 - H.265/HEVC video stream encoder
  • ../_images/grey.png qhimdtransfer 0.9.16-2+b1 - Transfer software for HiMD Walkman
  • ../_images/grey.png minidisc-utils 0.9.16-2+b1 - Command line utilities for MiniDisc access
  • ../_images/grey.png mat 0.12.1-2+deb11u1 - Transitional package to migrate to mat2
  • ../_images/grey.png ffmpegfs 2.2-1 - Fuse Multi Media Filesystem

Audio CD extraction

  • ../_images/grey.png asunder 2.9.7-1 - graphical audio CD ripper and encoder
  • ../_images/grey.png sound-juicer 3.38.0-1 - GNOME CD Ripper
  • ../_images/grey.png goobox 3.6.0-6 - CD player and ripper with GNOME 3 integration
  • ../_images/grey.png ripperx 2.8.0-2 - GTK-based audio CD ripper/encoder
  • ../_images/grey.png xcfa 5.0.2-1.1 - X Convert File Audio


  • ../_images/green.png subliminal 2.1.0-1 - Command-line tool to search and download subtitles
  • ../_images/grey.png subtitleeditor 0.54.0-5 - Graphical subtitle editor with sound waves representation
  • ../_images/grey.png gaupol 1.9-1 - subtitle editor for text-based subtitle files
  • ../_images/grey.png gnome-subtitles 1.6-2.1 - Subtitle editor for the GNOME Desktop environment

Audio recording/editing

audacity - fast, cross-platform audio editor

Audacity is a multi-track audio editor for Linux/Unix, MacOS and Windows. It is designed for easy recording, playing and editing of digital audio. Audacity features digital effects and spectrum analysis tools. Editing is very fast and provides unlimited undo/redo.

gnome-sound-recorder - simple and modern sound recorder for GNOME

GNOME sound recorder is an utility to make simple audio recording from your GNOME desktop. It supports several formats like OGG, MP3 or FLAC.

  • ../_images/green.png audacity 2.4.2~dfsg0-5 - fast, cross-platform audio editor
  • ../_images/green.png gnome-sound-recorder 3.38.1-1 - simple and modern sound recorder for GNOME
  • ../_images/grey.png gwc 0.22.04-1.1 - Audio file denoiser
  • ../_images/grey.png gjacktransport 0.6.4-1 - access to the JACK’s transport mechanism as touchable slider
  • ../_images/grey.png qlcplus 4.12.3-3 - Control DMX or analog lighting systems

Audio system

pulseaudio - PulseAudio sound server

PulseAudio, previously known as Polypaudio, is a sound server for POSIX and WIN32 systems. It is a drop in replacement for the ESD sound server with much better latency, mixing/re-sampling quality and overall architecture.