[Fedora-music-list] Action items for the Audio spin
mark at opus11.net
Mon Apr 16 09:57:41 UTC 2012
At 01:47 on 13 Apr 2012, Christopher R. Antila wrote:
>On 04/12/2012 04:12 AM, Mark Knoop wrote:
>>> On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 5:34 AM, Brendan Jones
>>> <brendan.jones.it at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>> Agreed - native Jack support would be a plus (I think something
>>>> like audacious fits the bill here).
>> Could I suggest alsaplayer?
>Looks good, but... I'm thinking of Mac OS X, which has a feature where
>you can select a media file and press the space bar to preview it in a
>pop-out window. I have this sort of functionality in mind: a clickable
>"seek bar" with times, and buttons for rewind, play/pause, and
>forward. Nothing beyond that.
>If I'm going to get this, I'll probably have to write a new
>application myself at some point, or change an existing one.
>AlsaPlayer and Audacious just have too many features to use as I have
>On the other hand,
>A) not everybody wants to do what I want to do, and
>B) we need an audio player now, so AlsaPlayer looks like a good choice.
>Is anybody else interested in making an audio file player with JACK
>support that has basically no features, opens and starts playing in an
>instant, and can be easily (for users) integrated into a file browser?
I suspect it would not be tremendously difficult to write a new
interface to AlsaPlayer which would do what you describe.
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