Artikel in Kategorie "Multimedia"

Neue Foto-Galerie (mit alten Fotos)

Ich habe alle Fotos aus meiner alten Galerie in PhotoShow gekippt. →Zur neuen Galerie

Creative E-MU 1616m PCIe on Windows 10 64bit

Update: Update 1903 of Windows 10 introduced breaking changes that Creative will not fix anymore. The device can still be brought to operation following this article on by Mr. Freddie Stjerna. Having performed the procedure described therein, my 1616m PCIe works flawlessly on Win10Pro64, also as an ASIO device for Ableton 10 (64bit). Update […]

xdraw 1.1

I was very pleased to notice that my small Xlib-utility xdraw has made it across the years unscathed. It compiled after 11 years of complete lack of code or build system maintenance. Hail to the stability of the X Library! However, i found the visual quality of the drawing results a bit lacking – the […]

 MyPlayer Update

New: Options for „Autoplay“, „Loop“ and „Shuffle“. TAR Download: SVN: svn co svn:// (ViewVC) Project Website:

Stabilize Shaky Video With ffmpeg and vidstab

Overview On my walking and hiking tours i often do not carry my camera but only my Android phone. Unlike the camera, the phone features no image stabilization mechanism whatsoever. In the past i have used the option offered by Google’s YouTube to apply a transformation that compensates for the most unfriendly effects of my […]

„jack-autostart“ – Setup and Start Scripts for jackd

„jack-autostart“ is essentially a start script (I use it for my XFCE sessions) that starts „jackd“ with appropriate command line parameters and configures as many applications as possible to route playback to the JACK service. For this purpose, redirect all ALSA playback to JACK, and set JACK as default audiosink/-source for GStreamer.

DTP With Free Software?

In case anyone is wondering how to produce documents with complex structure, multiple pages and professional quality using free software, the answer is of course: with LaTeX. Consider the alternatives: Office (Libre, Open, the KDE stuff) are a nuisance when it comes to properly customized sectioning, and for larger documents or 100% precise positioning they […]

Determining The Playtime In Seconds from an OGG Vorbis File

Problem To determine the runtime in integer seconds (not including a fractional amount) of a given audio file in format OGG-Vorbis. This value is required, for example, in the EXTM3U syntax. Solution 1. Install package vorbis-tools 2. Define this shell function: ogglength() { LANG=C ogginfo „$1“ | perl -ne ‚ BEGIN { $rv = 1; […]