Opened 9 years ago

Closed 10 months ago

Last modified 10 months ago

#7305 closed enhancement (invalid)

[MEDIAPLAYER] Audiophile mode

Reported by: Owned by: nobody
Priority: normal Milestone: Unscheduled
Component: Audio & Video Version: R1/alpha2
Keywords: audio, play, high, quality, hifi, audiophile, player, mode Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All


It could be very interesting (and so could attract even more users) to have an "audiophile mode" for MediaPlayer, as cPlay does:

Source code available via email: cics@…

Hope that inspires !

Change History (6)

comment:1 by, 9 years ago

Some other useful links:

Hope that helps, or at least inspires !

comment:2 by diver, 8 years ago

Milestone: R1Unscheduled

comment:3 by waddlesplash, 10 months ago

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

The site linked has "harmful programs", so, that's probably not very useful.

comment:4 by, 10 months ago

A bit old but - nowdays more than before - "audiophile mode" playing is mutch followed...

comment:5 by pulkomandy, 10 months ago

This is not what I expect from the default media player in the OS. A good 3rd party opportunity, maybe.

What it requires:

  • reconfiguring the soundcard to use the same bitrate as the file that's played
  • no volume setting in the application (use your amplifier volume knob)
  • locking anything else to play sound, probably by bypassing the mixer node in media kit

This is invasive.

In other words, using a multitasking computer for this is not appropriate.

comment:6 by, 10 months ago

Maybe but "bitperfect" reproduction is now implemented in Windows too (WASAPI).

It would be interesting to have such kind of "option" in media kit, IMHO.

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