Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: file types
Re: file types
From: mat holton <mathew.holton_at_zirconsoftware.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 10:19:22 +0100
"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!
Jens Arnold wrote:
> On 11.06.2006, Paul Louden wrote:
>> On 6/11/06, Stuart Lawler <info_at_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
> 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 2006-06-12