[smpeg] supporting smpeg...

Dominique Louis Dominique at SavageSoftware.com.au
Fri Feb 8 06:42:31 EST 2002

Hi Torbjörn,
   Thanks for your quick response. I will look into the plaympeg, gtv 
and GLMovie examples as well as the SMPEG_getinfo function for more 



Torbjörn Andersson wrote:

> I've only used the sound parts of SMPEG, and I'm writing this from a 
> computer that doesn't have SMPEG installed, so I'm not really qualified 
> to answer, but I can try... :-)
> Dominique Louis wrote:
>  > - Will smpeg support changing volume on the particular OS that it is
>  > running on?
> You can set the volume of an individual SMPEG instance with 
> SMPEG_setvolume(), if that's what you mean. I doubt there is any way for 
> SMPEG to manipulate the actual system mixer settings, though I guess SDL 
> may be able to.
>  > - When playing an MPEG file, how do I find out where the current
>  > position being displayed is so I can implement a frame by frame
>  > viewing system and also a progress bar?
> Doesn't the included "gtv" application do these things? SMPEG_getinfo() 
> should be able to tell you the current frame, and other things besides 
> that.
>  > - Will smpeg support DivX format in the future?
> I have no idea. As far as I know there hasn't been much new development 
> of SMPEG for quite some time now, so I wouldn't hold my breath.
>  > - Is there any documentation/tutorials anywhere that are similar to
>  > the SDL documentation?
> The only documentation/tutorials I'm aware of is the smpeg.h header file 
> and the included plaympeg, gtv and glmovie examples.
> Torbjörn Andersson

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