[MPlayer-dev-eng] Website cleanup - projects - part 2

Roberto Togni rxt at rtogni.it
Sun Nov 1 22:59:55 CET 2015

On Sat, 31 Oct 2015 01:19:58 +0100
Roberto Togni <rxt at rtogni.it> wrote:

Hi all,
 this is part 2, with frontends and home entertainment systems.

Many old projects in the frontend category, I have no idea if they are
still functional on a modern system and with a modern MPlayer.

A lot of dead links on the home entertainment system group.

Note: up to date projects are not included.

KPlayer: updated Jan 2008, kde4
KumaPlayer: updated Sep 2002.
namp: broken link, author mardk it as dead on the homepage
Pymp: dyndns link, redirect to login page of a modem!
Pygme: updated Sep 2005, authr says he gave up on it
GtkPlayer: updated Sep 2002, not a frontend (widget source code)
MPlayerTCL: dead link, redirect to lycos homepage
eMotion: dead site
QUI for MPlayer: updated Dec 2011, website quite broken
MPlayer & XMP GUI Project: updated 12 years ago? No release
Qxmp: link 404. Home site is about math in French
MPlauncher: last pudated Aug 2006
mplayerTV: last updated Dec 2006
mplay: last updated Oct 2008
X-ChaMan: last update Mar 2004
Beeh! Player: last updated May 2005
Home Theater Personal Computer Menu: last updated Nov 2004
IDRA: last updated Apr 2005
jmPlayer: last pdated Oct 2005
gHDTV: dead site
WebMplayer: last updated Aug 2007
FrogEye: dead site
ASDF: last updated Jan 2007
libplayer: last updated in 2010? Not a frontend (api library)
mpxtended: last updated Sep 2007
XULPlayer: last updated Apr 2009
PyMPlayer: dead link
MplayerBuddy: link 404, new url /projects/mplayerbuddy/. last updated
Aug 2007 PyAcceleREMOTER: last updated Apr 2008
Tickle Tunes: dead site
AniMPlayer: dead link
Xt7-Player: dead site
JJMplayer: last updated Nov 2008
Klactoveedsedstene: site is unrelated
Java MPlayer: link 404, new url /projets.php?article=java-mplayer
Bright-Player: v0.4, date unknow, opkg site is unrelated
lxbdplayer: last updated Jun 2010
mymplayer: last updated Jul 2010. Is it a frontend or a python tutorial?
MPlayerCtrl: link 404, site 404
NoName MPlayer Front-End: no release, first and last commit Sep 2010

Home Entertainment Systems
Freevo: dormant (author's word)
My Media System: dead site
LinVDR: last release Dec 2004
VDR Extensions - MPlayer: last updated Dec 2009. Does it work with
modern VDR? Openmovie: empty site
DMC (RJB's Digital Media Center): site dead
GiantDisc: dead site
ARCHIMEDIS media terminals: dead site
LamaBox: unrelated Chinese site (clothing?)
PowerCinema for Linux: PowercCinema is no longer in the product list
AIDO: still vaporware. Site hugely broken
MeBox: abandoned vaplrware. replaced by Kaa (freevo?), links to broken
page GLOTV: last updated Aug 2010
Plastico HT: last updated Dec 2006. sf page only, website is dead
TV Mosaic: link 404. New link /software.html
Smitten Media Centre: hijacked

Anybody interested in trying them?

I will probably drop everything not updated in this decade, at least to
ease the maintenance of the list.


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