Enabling MP3 support in vlc

Jean-Paul Saman saman at natlab.research.philips.com
Wed Feb 6 09:54:19 CET 2002

Christophe Massiot wrote:

> À (At) 15:45 +0100 5/02/02, Jean-Paul Saman écrivait (wrote) :
>> Libmad itself does not. In the mad tar (found at 
>> http://www.mars.org/home/rob/proj/mpeg/) there is a library called 
>> libid3tag (see http://www.id3.org/) that does. A citaat from mad- site:
>> "The software is distributed as a library (libmad) and command-line 
>> front-end (madplay). Also included is a new ID3 tag manipulation 
>> library (libid3tag)."
> This is quite interesting (too). I guess you want to write a demux 
> plug-in, which would pass the tag to libid3tag and act thereafter just 
> like the ES plug-in ?

A plugin that strips of the ID3 tags and offers it to a user interface, 
so we can have scrolling lyrics ;-) Karoake mode. And other things about 
the MP3 file.
And feed the ES to the mad plug-in. Could I do this with an input plugin?

>> So if I strip of this information in an input module (or somewhere else),
>> then selectES in input_programs.c should do nothing more then let it 
>> pass?
> SelectES doesn't do anything except let it pass to an MPEG audio 
> decoder. It doesn't care about the layer.

Kind greetings,

Jean-Paul Saman

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