Libdvdread (DVD Read Library)

Release date: 
Sunday, 31 March, 2019



Authors/Port authors:

Libdvdread for OS/2, provides a simple foundation for reading DVD video disks. Libdvdread is part of the VideoLAN project and is used by VLC media player and other DVD players.

This software is distributed in two modes:
  • as compressed package that you have to download and manually install; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too;
  • as RPM package; you can install it using your favorite rpm package manager, that will take care to download and install both the software and its prerequisites.
Choose the installation mode that you prefer. Please note that not all the versions are available in both the installation modes.

Installation with rpm

This program is installable using the rpm package manager. See below for the install string. Required prerequisites are automatically processed by the package manager and, if needed, downloaded and installed.

libdvdread-6.0.1-3.oc00 (31/03/2019)
Repository: Netlabs stable
libdvdread-debuginfo-6.0.1-3.oc00 (31/03/2019)
Repository: Netlabs stable
libdvdread-devel-6.0.1-3.oc00 (31/03/2019)
Repository: Netlabs stable (note: development files, not needed by the end user)

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder, better if in PATH. See below for download link(s).

You can install the prerequisites with rpm running the following string in a command line:

yum install libc libgcc1 libssp libstdc++6 libstdc++ libsupc++6 libsupc++ libgcc-fwd

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

Libdvdread (DVD Read Library) v. 6.1.1 (20/7/2020, KO Myung-Hun)
Libdvdread (DVD Read Library) v. 6.0.2 (19/11/2019, KO Myung-Hun)
Libdvdread (DVD Read Library) v. 6.0.1 (28/3/2019, KO Myung-Hun)
Libdvdread (DVD Read Library) v. 6.0.0 (22/1/2018, KO Myung-Hun) Readme/What's new
commit 95fdbe8337d2ff31dcfb68f35f3e4441dc27d92f Author: Jean-Baptiste Kempf <> Date: Sun Jan 14 10:45:31 2018 +0100 Update NEWS commit 230d8c8140316f1633cb48c11870938d5784b5b7 Author: Pierre Lamot <> Date: Tue Jan 9 15:52:17 2018 +0100 Don't abort if PGCN or PCN == 0 when reading VTS_PTT_SRPT Signed-off-by: Jean-Baptiste Kempf <> commit 26cc345d57a2660fe2bfdb25be099ede233d7d48 Author: Pierre Lamot <> Date: Tue Jan 9 15:52:16 2018 +0100 Update incomplete structures From the spec. Signed-off-by: Jean-Baptiste Kempf <> commit 22f0cd7398da14b85bdb20eef81309ad30ec8da8 Author: Pierre Lamot <> Date: Tue Jan 9 15:52:15 2018 +0100 Don't abort if PGC structure can't be read. Some DVD contains unused invalids PGC (ie: inaccessible location). Signed-off-by: Jean-Baptiste Kempf <> commit 7433fb130827ada0e09a6b123b8a1df4fdf6bb40 Author: Pierre Lamot <> Date: Tue Jan 9 15:52:14 2018 +0100 Provide compatibility with media having incomplete TT_SRPT and PTT_SRPT Some media don't provide the last byte field in "Title Search Pointer Table" (TT_SRPT) and "Video Title Set Part of Title Search Pointer Table" (VST_PTT_SRPT) Signed-off-by: Jean-Baptiste Kempf <> commit 74853950580354f0fba0e8bbae643068da9c3fb7 Author: Jean-Baptiste Kempf <> Date: Mon Jan 8 18:28:22 2018 +0100 Update NEWS for 6.0
Libdvdread (DVD Read Library) v. 5.0.3 (23/1/2017, KO Myung-Hun)
Libdvdread (DVD Read Library) v. 5.0.0 (5/8/2014, KO Myung-Hun)
Libdvdread (DVD Read Library) v. 4.9.9 (10/4/2014, KO Myung-Hun)
Libdvdread (DVD Read Library) v. 4.2.1 (21/12/2013, KO Myung-Hun)
Libdvdread (DVD Read Library) v. 4.2.0 (17/10/2011, KO Myung-Hun)
Libdvdread (DVD Read Library) v. 4.1.3 (31/8/2008, KO Myung-Hun)
Record updated last time on: 21/07/2020 - 17:27

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