[LAU] wanted:audio player

M Watts zwy648rct at gmail.com
Mon Oct 18 08:51:10 UTC 2010

On 10/18/2010 01:07 AM, Ivan Tarozzi wrote:
> Il giorno sab, 16/10/2010 alle 22.39 +0200, fons at kokkinizita.net ha
> scritto:
>> Hello all,
>> for the N-th time I've been wasting my time trying to get
>> alsaplayer to work on a new system. So I'm looking for
>> another audo player with the following features:
>> - Jack output, not autoconnecting.
>> - Plays anything via libsndfile + mp3 + CDs.
>> - Graphical interface but not dependent on Gnome or KDE.
>> - High quality resampling when necessary.
>> - No eye candy, 'equalisers', 'spectrum analysers' etc.
>> - Bonus points if it handles multichannel files.
>> So far I haven't found anything.
>> Ciao,
> Why not VLC? It can use Jack output and it can change pitch and playback
> speed in realtime.
> If you are a programmer, exists a good API (libvlc) with also a python
> binding. In this days I'm trying to use it with wxpython to build a
> custom player to play audio and video guitar lessons, with the feature
> to handle markers to access quickly to a particular position of the
> lesson. It seems to work well :)
> Ivan

Was scanning the thread to see if anyone had mentioned vlc, so +1

Connects to jack, uses Qt4 (no KDE :)), plays CDs (Ctrl + D), plenty 
options to keep "power users" happy

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