[LAD] [EPAMP] an effect plugin API for media players: anyone interested?

Stefano D'Angelo zanga.mail at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 11:39:26 UTC 2008

2008/6/2 Fons Adriaensen <fons at kokkinizita.net>:
> On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 12:20:35PM +0200, Stefano D'Angelo wrote:
>> >> Number of interleaved input (and hence output) channels.
>> >
>> > What on earth makes you think that the number of inputs
>> > and outputs should be the same ?
>> Read this and think a little bit about it:
>>    The API has been designed around the typical use case where a generic audio
>>    source is processed in a series of subsequent stages (chain-like fashion,
>>    informally speaking) and then sent to a generic audio output.
> OK, I'm playing a stereo file on my 5.1 setup and want a plugin
> to add some ambience using all speakers. That's 2 in, 6 out,
> and nothing special I'd say.

It would work like this:

stereo input -> hosts converts to 5.1 (the effect states it needs 6
channels) -> apply effect with 6 in channels and 6 out channels -> 5.1

Nothing special as well.


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