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JSVLC is a shot in the dark attempt to port the open-source media player VLC to Javascript.

VLC.js is a more detailed article about this project.

The motivation for this is not unlike the motivations for creating the Javascript MESS project: increased portable access to a variety of media - in this case, audio and video, including older formats, DVDs, CD-ROMs, and other files that reside on locations like the Internet Archive, retuning all of these large files into streamable media.

It'll work, or it won't.

  • Downloading the VLC Source Code: [1]
  • Building with Emscripten: [2]

Initial horrified attempts to overview this project are happening at #vlcjs on EFnet.