libdvdcss developer documentation

Introduction

libdvdcss is a simple library designed for accessing DVDs like a block device without having to bother about the decryption. The important features are:

libdvdcss is free software, released under the General Public License. This ensures that libdvdcss remains free and used only with free software.

The libdvdcss API

The complete libdvdcss programming interface is documented in the dvdcss.h file.

Environment variables

Some environment variables can be used to change the behavior of libdvdcss without having to modify the program which uses it. These variables are: