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Would love to see some cd/blu-ray audio playback in snakeoil
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(26-Oct-2021, 11:32 AM)anewmission Wrote: Would love to see some cd/blu-ray audio playback in snakeoil
Not to sure about Blu-ray to be honest as I'm almost certain that will be DRM and I'll not be able to do it (without getting into legal issues).

CD audio should be fine, and it's in my TODO list.
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(26-Oct-2021, 05:19 PM)agent_kith Wrote:
(26-Oct-2021, 11:32 AM)anewmission Wrote: Would love to see some cd/blu-ray audio playback in snakeoil
Not to sure about Blu-ray to be honest as I'm almost certain that will be DRM and I'll not be able to do it (without getting into legal issues).

Blu ray has DRM, menus, different sound formats (pcm, dolby, dts etc.) and different storage formats (iso, bdmv folders, mkv etc.).  This added complexity will be a big challenge. SnakeOil will need to be made smart enough to extract the stereo layer from the menu structure, and then play a licensed Dolby or DTS audio stream.  Sad  Yuk!

More importantly, there are good media players from Zidoo, Zappati and Dune which were designed for Blu ray.  We are better off focused on stereo music only.
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(26-Oct-2021, 06:42 PM)Snoopy8 Wrote:
(26-Oct-2021, 05:19 PM)agent_kith Wrote:
(26-Oct-2021, 11:32 AM)anewmission Wrote: Would love to see some cd/blu-ray audio playback in snakeoil
Not to sure about Blu-ray to be honest as I'm almost certain that will be DRM and I'll not be able to do it (without getting into legal issues).

Blu ray has DRM, menus, different sound formats (pcm, dolby, dts etc.) and different storage formats (iso, bdmv folders, mkv etc.).  This added complexity will be a big challenge. SnakeOil will need to be made smart enough to extract the stereo layer from the menu structure, and then play a licensed Dolby or DTS audio stream.  Sad  Yuk!

More importantly, there are good media players from Zidoo, Zappati and Dune which were designed for Blu ray.  We are better off focused on stereo music only.
Even just cr playback would be great 
wondering what remote would be used for this though
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