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This page thanks to great work from tim hall, shamelessly re-used by dancerj, updated by ["billitch"].

Packages maintained by the Debian Multimedia Team

Here you can find a list of packages maintained by the Debian Multimedia Team:

All source packages are kept in the [ demudi SVN project]

How to help with packaging

The A/!?DeMuDi project needs help to create new Debian packages and maintain the existing ones. If you want to contribute to this effort, but you are new to the Debian packaging systems, here follows some information to get you started.


Lists of packages and applications

Key to status column

You can click on the links in this column to bring up the full bug reports.

Audio and multimedia applications which need help

The table below could be better managed through BTS's user tags. This would allow syncing this info with the current one in BTS without duplicated work.






[ RFP:]


part of ALSA and needed for several cards


not in WNPP

video codec that provides general-purpose video compression and decompression tools comparable with state-of-the-art systems


[ ITP:]

Wrapper plugin for Windows VSTs to function as DSSI plugin. See

[ em8300]

[ RFA:]

Drivers for DXR3/Hollywood+ decoder cards - Debian maintainer has become upstream too & needs help.


not in WNPP


a fully Flash 7-compliant replacement for the restrictively licensed [:FlashPlayer:Adobe/Macromedia Flash Player and browser plugin]

ingen (om)

not in WNPP

modular audio processing system for GNU/Linux audio systems using the Jack audio server and LV2, LADSPA or DSSI plugins.


not in WNPP

Tool to measure kernel latency


[ ITP]

LiVES is the Linux Video Editing System

[ mctools-lite]

[ O:]

A CD player and audio mixer for X


not in WNPP


utility to "compile" and "decompile" midi files from/to text files

[ nas]

[ RFH:]

The Network Audio System


[ RFP]

LADSPA plugins and command line utilities for time stretching/pitch shifting


[ ITP:]

A LinuxSampler Qt GUI Interface


not in WNPP

complete radio broadcast automation solution


[ ITP:]

Startup script for realtime-preempt enabled kernels


not in WNPP


a midi event triggered real time synth for Linux

[ sfront]

[ O:]

MPEG 4 Structured Audio decoder

[ slimp3]

[ ITA:]

MPEG Layer III Streaming Server

[ soundgrab]

[ O:]

play a raw audio file and interactively select and save pieces - looks dead.

[ sound-recorder]

[ O:]

Direct-to-disk recording and play-back programs. - looks dead.

[ tapiir]

[ O:]

A tool for real time audio delay and feedback effects


[ ITA:][ merged with 304826]

A dockapp enabling easy control of the volume level - looks like it's been adopted.

[ vstream]

[ O:]

bttv video capture utility aimed at making MPEGs - no longer developed upstream.


not in WNPP


LADSPA plugins


[ ITP:]

Takes a wave file and break it up into multiple wave files

[ xfonts-artwiz]

[ O:]

Artwiz X11 fonts - no longer work with Xorg


not in WNPP


Ogg and mp3 player with time stretching capabilities

[ zinf]

[ RFA:]

Extensible, cross-platform audio player - Upstream may be dead?


not in WNPP


OPL2 and OPL3 patch editor

Work in progress : I'm checking all the WNPP bugs and updating infos on this page, the list should be ok up to (and including) rtsynth.