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Kaffeine is a full featured Multimedia-Player for KDE. By default it uses XINE as backend. Kaffeine is free software distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License.


showing the main window of Kaffeine

Developer: Kaffeine team
License: GPL

Installing the full version (more supported codecs) of Kaffeine

Note: The last update to was in April 2011. It is likely that this project has been abandoned.

Click here and click the One Click Install button.

Currently Packman only provides packages for kde3-kaffeine, for KDE4 just follow these instructions about restricted formats installing. On that page please select the guide suitable for your openSUSE release.
See restricted formats article, as well.


  • Audio Effects
  • DVD/VCD playback with navigation.
  • CDDA playback and ripping. Encoders for mp3 and OggVorbis.
  • Plays streams embedded in webpages
  • Digital Video Broadcasting
  • Live playback of digital TV. OSD program description.


Full versions of xine or gstreamer are required for playback of certain audio and video codecs

Q: Kaffeine gives an error message when trying to play DVD's

A: The version shipped with openSUSE does not support DVD playback, download the full version of Kaffeine from the Packman website.

Q: I cannot play copyright protected DVD's

A: Please read the XINE page for a workaround.

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