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Subject: Re: file types

Re: file types

From: mat holton <mathew.holton_at_zirconsoftware.co.uk>
Date: 2006-06-12

"Another interesting area will be mod playback. The archoses

should be capable of playing at least the standard 4 channel
mods (Soundtracker/Noisetracker/Protracker/Startrekker, MED) and
perhaps also some 8 channel formats."

No way man, that is so cool. I'd love to be able to listen to some
classic amiga toons on my archos!
Exciting.

Jens Arnold wrote:
> On 11.06.2006, Paul Louden wrote:
>
>
>> On 6/11/06, Stuart Lawler <info@stuartlawler.com> wrote:
>>
>
>
>>> Hi there,
>>>
>
>
>>> Does this mean that the Archos series of players now support
>>> Ogg in the
>>> latest release of Rockbox?
>>>
>
>
>> The Archos players use a hardware decoder. At the moment they
>> still only support MP3, and while it's possible that soon they
>> may support WAV playback as well, that's the most that can be
>> expected from them, in all likelihood.
>>
>
> Rockbox can play PCM WAV on archoses right now (on Recorder V1,
> V2, FM Recorder and the Ondios). The Player/Studio won't be able
> to play wav.
>
> WAV playback is just not yet integrated into the core, but
> possible via a plugin. This plugin supports all standard sample
> rates (8/11.025/12/16/22.05/24/32/44.1/48 kHz) 16 bit mono and
> stereo.
>
> When wav playback is going to be integrated into the core,
> support will be extended to also play 8 bit wav, and aiff with
> the same range as wav. Most probably simple compression schemes
> like ADPCM will also be supported.
>
> Another interesting area will be mod playback. The archoses
> should be capable of playing at least the standard 4 channel
> mods (Soundtracker/Noisetracker/Protracker/Startrekker, MED) and
> perhaps also some 8 channel formats.
>
> Regards, Jens
>
>
>
Received on Mon Jun 12 11:19:48 2006


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