The Helix Player is an audio and video player based on the Helix DNA Client engine. The GTK+ version includes a Mozilla browser plug-in and supports local file playback and streaming over RTSP/RTP and HTTP. It supports video zoom in original, double size, and full screen, and supports: SMIL 2.0, Ogg Vorbis, H.263 video, JPEG, GIF, PNG, and RealPix. The Symbian Series60 version supports local and streaming playback (RTSP, RTP, RDP, HTTP) of MP3, AMR narrow band, AMR wide band, RA8, sipro, RV7, RV8, RV9, RV10, H263+, 3GPP rel5 SMIL 2.0, images, and more.
|Tags||multimedia Graphics Viewers Presentation Sound/Audio Players MP3 Video Internet Web Display Desktop Environment GNOME|
|Operating Systems||SymbianOS POSIX Linux Solaris|
Release Notes: Playlist support was added. ALSA audio device support was introduced. Support for surround sound playback was added. Many fixes and incremental improvements were made, including stabilization of existing features and fixes for many known issues and bugs.
Release Notes: Potential buffer overflows in the processing of several media types were eliminated.
Release Notes: This release is an update for the Firefox 1.5 API changes.
Release Notes: This release fixes recently discovered security vulnerabilities which offered the potential for an attacker to run arbitrary or malicious code on a user's machine.
Release Notes: This release fixes a buffer overflow where a malicious RAM file could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine, as reported in CAN-2005-0755. Furthermore, other security issues were fixed. Support was added for U-Law and A-Law encoded AU and wav files, and for chained Ogg. Opening content in an existing Helix Player instance was fixed.