SDL MPEG Player Library (SMPEG)

Introduction to SMPEG

The SMPEG package is based on UC Berkeley's mpeg_play software MPEG decoder and SPLAY, an mpeg audio decoder created by Woo-jae Jung.

Package Information

  • Download (HTTP): http:/
  • Download (FTP): ftp:/
  • Download MD5 sum: c5dcbdf154a5e245a971dec507b34457
  • Download size: 312 KB
  • Estimated disk space required: 6940 KB
  • Estimated build time: 0.3

SMPEG Dependencies



Installation of SMPEG

Install SMPEG by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


  • Installed Programs: plaympeg, glmovie, gtv, and smpeg-config
  • Installed Library: libsmpeg
  • Installed Directory: /usr/include/SMPEG

Short Descriptions

  • plaympeg -- MPEG audio (MP3) and video (MPEG-1) player.
  • glmovie -- Usage: glmovie file.mpg
  • gtv -- MPEG audio (MP3) and video (MPEG-1) player with GTK+ GUI.
  • smpeg-config -- Usage: smpeg-config [--prefix[=DIR]] [--exec-prefix[=DIR]] [--version] [--libs] [--cflags]
  • libsmpeg.[so,a] -- contains functions to support smpeg


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