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Dragon Player
Developer(s)Ian Monroe
Stable release21.08 (12 August 2021; 54 days ago (2021-08-12)[1]) [±]
Written inC++ (Qt)
Operating systemCross-platform
PlatformKDE Frameworks 5
TypeMedia player
LicenseGNU General Public License application website

Dragon Player is a simple media player for the KDE desktop environment. It is the renamed continuation of a video player for KDE 3 called Codeine, which was originally created and developed by Max Howell, and is now developed by Ian Monroe under the new name for KDE SC 4. Because Dragon Player makes use of Phonon—a multimedia API that itself connects to any of several multimedia frameworks—it will play anything the particular connected multimedia framework supports. It was the default video player in the KDE 4 version of Kubuntu from 8.04 to 14.10.[2]



  1. ^ "KDE Gear 21.08". KDE. Retrieved 23 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Kubuntu 8.04 Released". Archived from the original on 2008-06-30. Retrieved 2008-04-28.
  3. ^ KDE Commit-Digest for 27 January 2008