[vlc-devel] Start developing for vlc

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Wed Jan 5 12:24:27 CET 2011

Hello Jack,

On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 01:12:40PM +0200, pointer Jack wrote :
> I have C/C++ knowledge and i want to start developing for vlc in my free
> time.
> I have read the developers website and i want to start from a mini project.

Welcome around here.
What is your C/C++ level?
Did you compile VLC? What OS?

> The only problem is that i dont know from where to start so i need someone
> to
> give me a boost.

Come on IRC channel :D
What do you want to work on?
 - Videos codec matters?
 - Formats suppport ?
 - Interface ?
 - Device support ?
 - Extra content?

I might suggest libgpod support, porting audio filters from
mplayer/gst/xine to vlc, wtv files or improved asx support, mobiles and

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
+33 672 704 734

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