[vlc-devel] libvlc, modify replay gain setting and third party application

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sun Jan 13 11:12:01 CET 2019

Le perjantaina 11. tammikuuta 2019, 11.18.45 EET Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> On Fri, Jan 11, 2019, at 08:55, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > There is no API for that, and adding one is not obviously such a good
> > idea. There are a number of issues. For a start, VLC has always disabled
> > the option by default, so there is no understanding of how well this
> > works. Then having more choices than on & off makes little sense to most.
> > And lastly, it won't work when pass-through is negotiated.

> Replay gain mode should be available when listening to music. Generally such
> content don't provide pass-through.

Lossless audio maybe does not and never will, but that does not sound like a 
safe assumptions for other codecs. MPEG-Audio can be passed through; it is 
just that VLC does not currently implement it.

> There are other options in libVLC that
> don't work with pass through. I don't get the difference between album or
> track, maybe we should propose an on-off setting from libVLC ?

I'd think so, but I don't know how that would work.

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