Ogle DVD player 0.9.2 review

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Ogle is a real DVD player that supports DVD menus and navigation

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 477K
Developer: The Ogle Group
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Ogle is a real DVD player that supports DVD menus and navigation. It can access CSS-protected DVDs if you have libdvdcss installed, take screen shots, and view movies in fullscreen mode.

It handles angles correctly and automatically uses the correct aspect. You can switch subtitles and audio tracks. It runs on Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, and Solaris.

Here are some key features of "Ogle DVD player":
Supports DVD menus and navigation.
Reads from mounted, unmounted DVDs and hard drive.
Reads encrypted and unencrypted DVDs using libdvdread/libdvdcss.
A new MPEG2 decoder with MMX, Altivec and SUN Solaris mediaLib acceleration.
Normal X11 and XFree86 Xvideo display support with subpicture overlay.
Accelerated display on Sun FFB2+ cards.
Audio and subpicture selection.
Handles advanced subpicture commands such as fade/scroll and wipe.
Detects and uses correct aspect for movie and menus.
Possible to play AC3, DTS, MPEG, LPCM via S/PDIF.
Hardware yuv2rgb on Sun FFB2+ (Creator3D).
Fullscreen mode.
Screenshots with and without subpicture overlay.
Title/chapter search.
Audio formats supported: AC-3, MPEG, LPCM (DTS only via SP/DIF).

Reverse play not implemented.
No angle selection during playback (angle selection in DVD menu works).
No closed caption support (not the same as subpicture subtitling).
DTS audio not supported (other than via SP/DIF).
To play another DVD you have to restart the program.
Karaoke mode is missing.

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