[Ffmpeg-devel] New format. oxm music files

Mike Melanson mike
Wed Apr 25 01:50:49 CEST 2007

Louise Hoffman wrote:
>> I just looked at fmod.org. Historically, there has been resistance to
>> incorporating support for proprietary, binary-only libs in FFmpeg (e.g.,
>> Win32 codecs).
> Perhaps fmod is not even needed? I found this on the download page:
> OggMod XM to OXM Converter tool. oggmod.zip (516kb)[1]. This tool
> written by Neil Graham (email lerc (at) screamingduck (dot) com), will
> convert an XM file into a .OXM file.  This compresses the samples in
> an XM file as Ogg Vorbis samples, so the result is a much smaller XM!
>  FMOD is able to play these files.
> [1] http://www.fmod.org/files/oggmod.zip

The point remains that FFmpeg is not a MOD player. I don't think there
is much momentum around retooling it for that purpose right now.

	-Mike Melanson

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