media player for mpeg-4? xmms can't load faad plugin
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Sun Jun 26 18:47:45 GMT 2005
Anyone have any luck getting xmms to play m4a (mpeg-4) files?
I've installed the xmms-faad port, but the libmp4.so plugin doesn't
seem to want to work:
/usr/X11R6/lib/xmms/Input/libmp4.so: Undefined symbol "MP4GetTrackAudioType"
I wonder if this could be one port stepping on another, or even just a
simple path problem, like LD_LIBRARY_PATH?
I have gotten gmplayer to play these files, but it doesn't do playlist
shuffling and the gain is so low through gmplayer that I have to crank
the gain and volume to the max just to hear it at a decent level.
Then every darn time I get email, ringin.wav plays over it at max
volume. I almost did myself a mischief the first time that happened.
Sure it's hilarious in hindsight, but it really scares the dirt outa
you when it happens.
I also tried xine. It's pretty cool looking and all, like xmms, and
it has a very cool splash, but it dumps core when I try to play m4a
BTW, these m4a files were ripped by iTunes on my wife's windoze box,
and I am trying to play them on FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE-p1.
Any pointers would be appreciated.
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