Open-source and royalty free multimedia

The Xiph.Org Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing open and free-to-implement multimedia technology as a foundation for an interoperable, level playing field on the Internet and other digital distribution networks. Over the past 27 years we have developed most of the major patent-free and royalty-free audio and video codecs currently in use, including Opus, Vorbis, Speex, FLAC, Theora and most recently AV1, as well as developing the Ogg streaming format. Xiph also produces production quality software implementations including the Icecast streaming media server, and the rav1e encoder for the royalty-free AV1 video format.

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Xiph.Org Foundation 2021 Projects

  • Rohit Verma
    (Live) listener statistics for Icecast
    Icecast supports writing a basic access.log that includes client information as well as connection time. An analytical interface will be implemented...
  • Vishal Mishra
    Adding a return channel to Icecast server
    Icecast Server is used as a streaming server to broadcast to various listeners. A return channel allows for possibility of receiving feedback from...
  • Aleksandr Gushchin
    Improve fast scene detection modes proposal
    I propose to implement several metrics based on differens features of video such as color histograms, edge information, geometrical transformations...