Videos can display a variety of formats thanks to the GStreamer framework.
Some information about the gstreamer-plugins packages can be found here.
- the basic and essential plug-ins for GStreamer
- the plug-ins for most Open formats
- good-quality plug-ins that might pose distribution problems, needed for DVD playback
- a set of plug-ins that need more work, needed for DVD playback as well
- FFmpeg-based plug-in, contains all the basic decoders for popular codecs, such as DivX and WMV