[linux-audio-user] Alsaplayer and equivalents?

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Thu Jan 29 19:00:22 EST 2004

Jesse Chappell hat gesagt: // Jesse Chappell wrote:

> It might make sense to use another app for playlist management,
> which then controls alsaplayer (or other media player).  This is the
> idea behind 'madman', for instance, which has a rather impressively
> powerful interface.  I don't think it interfaces to alsaplayer yet,
> though (just xmms). There are others in this category of app, i
> believe.

Yes, this is a good way, but most apps in this category indeed use
xmms, which can't even control its own volume correctly without a
soundcard mixer. There is a Pd external to control alsaplayer called
apctl. But Pd's playlist management is worse than alsaplayer's. :(

 Frank Barknecht                               _ ______footils.org__

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