[sdlsound] play MP3 using mad library ?
tsm at accesscomm.ca
Sun Jul 14 14:05:14 EDT 2002
Yen-Ju Chen wrote:
> I try the MP3 playback of SDL_sound
> and both SMPEG and the internal mpglib don't play some MP3 files
> recorded from RealOne player.
> mpglib complain they are "Free Format",
> SMPEG simply doesn't work.
> And I found the mad library offer better MP3 playback,
> and the demo player of mad library can easy play these MP3 files.
> Does SDL_sound ever consider using mad library to support MP3 files ?
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It'd be nice to use the MAD library for these reasons and some others, but
there's one problem; we're licensed under the les-strict LGPL, while MAD's
licensed under the ordinary GPL. In order to use it in our library, we'd
need to get them to sign a GPL exception for us specifically.
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