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A command line tool that prepares short videos for Whitewater Player
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This project (and the corresponding player library) are no longer maintained.

This was an enormously fun project to create, but I never had adequate time for updates and it was made almost immediately obsolete by the adoption of auto-play HTML5 video in most mobile web browsers soon after it's initial release.

Whitewater Encoder

Learn about Whitewater Mobile Video on the homepage or on GitHub.

Encoder Quick Start


From PyPI (recommended)

$ pip install whitewater

Manual installation

Download the package from GitHub or PyPI, unpack the contents, and run the setup script:

$ cd path/to/download
$ python install


$ whitewater path/to/video.mp4

To see the available encoder options:

$ whitewater --help

→ Detailed usage instructions can be found in the Encoder Documentation.

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