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Subject: Re: Gentlemen, we have *PCM* sound - on Archos!

Re: Gentlemen, we have *PCM* sound - on Archos!

From: Grant Hardy <granthardy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-24

Excellent work!

I have a couple questions RE this...

1) That link you gave [http://www.rockbox.org/task/4902] will not open
and presents the error "object not found".
2) Is this going to be available for the non-developer to try out soon?
3) Will there be ANY chance of .flac, .ogg, ...etc, being played on
the Archos? If so, I'd never even consider getting rid of this unit.
But as the WAV support was thought to be impossible, what about aac,
flac...etc?
4) How did you ever succeed this, when the chip in the Archos for
playing MP3s is hardware?

Thanks, Grant

On 3/23/06, Jens Arnold <arnold-j@t-online.de> wrote:
> Hello rockboxers
>
> Following the rockbox tradition, I am more than happy to
> announce that my Archos Recorder played it's first WAV file less
> than 2 hours ago.
>
> A big step forward into integration of the thought-to-be
> impossible playback of WAV, AIFF and perhaps even modules
> on the old trusty archoses.
>
> There's an experimental plugin able to play 44.1 kHz stereo WAV
> files in the tracker for those who know what they are doing and
> wanting to hear it themselves: http://www.rockbox.org/task/4902
>
> In case you want to know, my test track was "Fireworks" by
> Roxette.
>
> Keep on rocking!!
>
> Jens
>
Received on Fri Mar 24 01:17:53 2006


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