Subject: Re: [ecasound] eca sound mixer
From: S. Massy (theanaloguekid_AT_tak.net.dhis.org)
Date: Wed Oct 31 2001 - 08:20:06 EET
On Wed, 31 Oct 2001, Matthew Flax <flatmax_AT_cse.unsw.edu.au> wrote:
> Yes I would say I was interested in 3.
> You see I have this 3D audio library (link is at the end of this e-mail),
> and I am looking for a good subsystem to modularise it with.
> This library needs to be able to pan a discreete sound source over all
> speakers which are connected.
> Firstly does ecasound have the capacity to drive arbitrary speaker counts
Well, ecasound can do channel routing, if that's what you mean...
> Then if that is possible can someone point me to online documentation for
> the ecasound mixer API ?
For that you might want to have a look at the files audiofx_mixing.* in
libecasound. On the other hand, maybe it would be good for you to have a
look at http://www.ladspa.org, it provides a clean and clear API and would
let your library be available to any LADSPA host.
> On 31 October 2001, Kai Vehmanen wrote:
> > On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Jont Allen wrote:
> > >>> Is there an eca mixer ?
> > >> What kind of mixer you have in mind?
> > > this is not an answer to a reasonable question, me thinks.
> > Of course I can always blame my bad English :), but I the above was really
> > meant as a honest request for more information. 'Mixer' is one very
> > overloaded term in computer audio. For example:
> > - soundcard drivers have a separate mixer-subsystem, for which
> > there are user-space apps (aumix, alsamixer, etc)
> > - one genre of audio mixers is mp3/dj-style apps like gdam and
> > terminatorX
> > - then we have mixing as one phase of multitrack recording
> > .. ecasound is not good for (1) and (2), although with ECI you could
> > do some of the (2) style taks.
> > For (3), first thing I'd recommend is ecasound itself. But if you are
> > looking for a graphical mixer with pan,eq&gain buttons, then ecamegapedal
> > is the closest choise (although for single files only). If setting params
> > offline is enough, heteca might be worth a look...
> > Anyway, you get the picture. If I know what the actual use will be, the
> > kind of user-interface that is expected, etc, I can give a much better
> > answer.
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