[LAD] [EPAMP] an effect plugin API for media players: anyone interested?
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Mon Jun 2 14:46:58 UTC 2008
2008/6/2 Fons Adriaensen <fons at kokkinizita.net>:
> On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 03:51:45PM +0200, Stefano D'Angelo wrote:
>> > 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.
>> Now, if I undestood it correctly, it was about adding some ambience to
>> 5.1 sound, not just converting to 5.1.
> Using the additional speakers for ambience is one way to do the
> conversion. What will your host do ? Just add 4 empty channels ?
> Is the plugin supposed to know it gets silence on these channels ?
> Will your host add 20 empty channels to the input of the plugin
> that converts a signal from an .amb file to my 24-speaker setup ?
You're obviously not reading what I'm writing, so it's really
pointless to go on.
>> Think about it, if an host supports 5.1 output and stereo input, it
>> really should know how to do conversion without relying on external
>> plugins, or am I missing something?
> Yes. If a host can do all that it needs no plugins. But I see no
> point in continuing this.
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