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Advanced Features

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Configurable subtitles tick tick tick
Localization (35 different translations) yes yes yes
Remember media position yes yes yes
Remember media settings yes yes yes
SHOUTcast search yes yes yes
Skinnable interface yes yes yes
Subtitles delay adjustment yes yes yes
Subtitles search yes yes yes
YouTube Recorder yes yes yes
YouTube Search yes yes yes

Input Formats

Input media:
Audio CD yes yes yes
DVD Video yes yes yes
File yes yes yes
Folder yes yes yes
HTTP / FTP yes yes yes
MMS yes yes yes
Radio card yes yes yes
SVCD partial partial partial
TCP/RTP Unicast yes yes yes
UDP/RTP Multicast yes yes yes
UDP/RTP Unicast yes yes yes
Video card yes yes yes
Video CD / VCD yes yes yes
Input formats:
ASF / WMV / WMA yes yes yes
AVI yes yes yes
FLAC yes yes yes
FLV (Flash Video) yes yes yes
Matroska (MKV) yes yes yes
MP4 / MOV / 3GP yes yes yes
MPEG (ES,PS,TS,PVA,MP3) yes yes yes
OGG / OGM / Annodex yes yes yes
Raw Audio: DTS, AAC, AC3/A52 no yes yes
RealMedia no no yes
Standard MIDI / SMF no no yes
WAV (incuding DTS) no no yes

Video Formats

Cinepak yes yes yes
Dirac / VC-2 yes yes yes
DivX, Xvid yes yes yes
H.261 yes yes yes
H.263 / H.263i yes yes yes
H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC yes yes yes
Indeo Video yes yes yes
MJPEG (A/B) yes yes yes
MPEG-1/2 yes yes yes
MPEG-4, ASP, 3ivX D4 yes yes yes
On2 VP3/VP5/VP6 (FLV) yes yes yes
Quicktime / Sorenson yes yes yes
Real Video yes yes yes
Theora yes yes yes
WMV yes yes yes

Audio Formats

AAC / MPEG-4 yes yes yes
AC3 (Dolby Digital) yes yes yes
ADPCM yes yes yes
ALAC yes yes yes
AMR (3GPP) yes yes yes
APE (Monkey Audio) yes yes yes
ATRAC 3 yes yes yes
DTS yes yes yes
DV Audio yes yes yes
E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus) yes yes yes
FLAC yes yes yes
LPCM yes yes yes
MACE yes yes yes
MIDI yes yes yes
MLP / TrueHD yes yes yes
Mod yes yes yes
MP3 / MPEG Layer 3 yes yes yes
MPEG Layer 1/2 yes yes yes
Musepack / MPC yes yes yes
QMDM2/QDMC (QuickTime) yes yes yes
Real Audio partial partial partial
TrueAudio (TTA) yes yes yes
Vorbis yes yes yes
Wavpack yes yes yes
WMA 1/2 yes yes yes
WMA 3 yes yes yes

Subtitles

AQTitle yes yes yes
CC (closed caption) yes yes yes
DVD yes yes yes
JACOsub yes yes yes
MicroDVD yes yes yes
MPsub yes yes yes
OGM yes yes yes
PJS (Phoenix Japanimation Society) yes yes yes
RT yes yes yes
Sami yes yes yes
SSA yes yes yes
SubRip yes yes yes
SubViewer yes yes yes
Text files yes yes yes
VOBsub yes yes yes
VPlayer yes yes yes

A/V Outputs

Video outputs:
Direct3D yes no no
DirectX yes no no
SDL yes yes yes
GL yes yes yes
GL2 yes yes yes
MatrixView yes untested yes
Caca yes yes yes
Mpegpes untested untested untested
Yuv4Mpeg yes yes yes
Audio outputs:
DirectSound yes no no
WaveOut yes no no
SDL yes yes yes
Mpegpes yes untested yes
Alsa, PulseAudio, OPenAL, NAS, Jack no untested yes
PCM (Wav Writer) yes yes yes

A/V Filters

Video filters:
Add / Remove Noise yes yes yes
Cropping yes yes yes
Deblock yes yes yes
Deinterlace yes yes yes
Dering yes yes yes
Equalizer yes yes yes
Image adjust yes yes yes
Magnification yes yes yes
Postprocessing yes yes yes
Rotate / Mirror yes yes yes
Software Scaling yes yes yes
Audio filters:
Equalizer yes yes yes
Extrastereo yes yes yes
Karaoke (Voice Removal) yes yes yes
Volume normalization yes yes yes

Misc

Advance caching yes yes yes
Audio equalizer yes yes yes
Audio track switching yes yes yes
Command line interface yes yes yes
CPU optimization yes no no
Customizable hotkeys yes yes yes
DVD Menus partial partial partial
IPv6 yes yes yes
MPC interface yes yes yes
Screenshot yes yes yes
Video equalizer yes yes yes
Video thumbnail maker yes yes yes

 

 

 - Yes  - Partial support  – No  - Untested