amaroK audio-player to support NMM

Nikolas Zimmermann wildfox at
Tue Feb 24 17:38:15 GMT 2004

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On Tuesday 24 February 2004 16:20, Mark Kretschmann wrote:
> Hi,
> the amaroK development-team plans to add NMM support to their player soon.
> We are expecting that this process will be rather painless, since we have
> rewritten our audio interface recently to make it framework independent. We
> designed it specifically this way to provide a test-platform for different
> multimedia frameworks. Currently we are supporting aRts and GStreamer. Now
> we are looking forward to put NMM to a first practical test in a KDE
> environment.
> While basic audio functionality will probably be implemented easily, it
> will be interesting to see how well NMM maps to amaroK's more advanced
> features, like visualizations, audio effects and crossfading. With
> GStreamer so far this proved to be more difficult than expected,
> unfortunately. NMM support was planned right from the start when we
> designed the new audio engine, but we had quite some trouble getting it
> compiled and installed properly in the first place, which slowed down the
> plan somewhat ;)
> Hopefully NMM has matured a bit in the meantime, and we'll be able to
> consult NMM's developers a bit in case of implementation difficulties. Btw,
> great to see you on the list :)
> Mark.

Hi Mark,

i'm really looking forward to NMM support, I recently checked their
source code from CVS and it's a real big project already, with a
clean code base & an intuitive design.. I like it :)


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