[vlc-devel] VLC addons website

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Sun Mar 13 10:48:25 CET 2011


On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 07:59:42PM -0500, Andre-John Mas wrote :
> What could be useful is a link to page documenting how to write plugins for
> VLC, which APIs to use and where they should be installed.

> With the site in place, it prompts me to ask some questions:
> How much support is there for optional, runtime plugins?
I don't know many of those.

> Looking on the Mac, for example, I see no "/Library/Application Support/VLC" or
> "~/Library/Application Support/VLC" for adding optional plug-ins. Also,
> I would imagine a different extension for describing VLC plugins. At the 
> moment I see .dylib, which is fairly generic. Maybe they should be packaged
> as bundles with a ".vlcplug" extension? What is the scenario on other platforms?


On windows, those are normal .dll

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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