amaroK audio-player to support NMM

Marco Lohse mlohse at
Wed Feb 25 09:11:00 GMT 2004

Mark Kretschmann wrote:

>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 
that is actually a very good idea. We would be very happy if you could 
give us some feedback.

>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 :)
for pure NMM-related questions, I would suggest to use [nmm-dev] :

Have fun, Marco.

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