Ogle DVD Player

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Original author(s) Students of Chalmers University of Technology
Developer(s) Students of Chalmers University of Technology
Initial release ?
Stable release 0.9.2 (November 6, 2003; 14 years ago (2003-11-06)) [±]
Preview release 1.0pre7try2 (August 26, 2005; 12 years ago (2005-08-26)) [±]
Written in ?
Operating system Unix
Type Media player
License GNU GPL
Website Ogle website

Ogle is a DVD player for Linux, and other Unix-like operating systems. It is released as free software under the GNU GPL license. It was originally developed in 1999 by a few students at Chalmers Tekniska Högskola (Chalmers University of Technology) in Göteborg, Sweden, and maintained until late 2003. It was the first free software/open source DVD player able to play DVD menus[1] and can play CSS encrypted DVDs,[2] but does not play DVDs with ripping protection schemes such as ARccOS Protection that are common on movie DVDs from major studios. Ogle does not play anything other than DVDs.[1] Ogle runs from the command line, but with the FOX toolkit install it can be used with the Goggles GUI.[2]


  1. ^ a b Kent, Jonathan (2002-05-06). "GNU/Linux DVD Player Review". Linux Journal. 
  2. ^ a b Phillips, Dave (2003-12-01). "GNU/Linux DVD Player Review". Linux Journal. 

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