[vlc-devel] [PATCH 11/16] extras: add a default HRTF stored as a resource

Adrien Maglo magsoft at videolan.org
Mon Jul 10 19:40:16 CEST 2017

On 10/07/2017 19:36, Adrien Maglo wrote:
> On 10/07/2017 17:27, Piotr Majdak wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> It's nice to see that VLC is adding HRTF support to the player. Good 
>> to see that HRTFs and binaural audio finally got attention by the VLC 
>> developers (see our thrown away efforts years ago).
>> As a side note: HRTFs are highly listener-specific. If you need help 
>> on understanding why, ask. But please give the user the possibility to 
>> chose the HRTF set (=SOFA file) they want to use.
> We know HRTFs are highly listener-specific.
> Our aim is to allow each user to use its own set of HRTFs in the SOFA 
> format and use a default one it none is specified. I have already made a 
> Windows build that allows that. The fact it is not the case in this 
> patch set is an error on my side that will be fixed.

Humm, actualy it seems to be already the case in this patch set.
Please have a look at the "hrtf-file" option in "[PATCH 12/16] 
spatialaudio: add an Ambisonics to binaural and array of speaker converter"

Best regards,


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