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  • Grzesio
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #25
By the way, you mentioned this on your site:
- dropped support for mpeg audio since the main idea is to pass-through multi-channel audio

Some MPEG audio formats support multi-channel, such as MPEG-2 AAC.  I think it would be useful if foo_spdif could pass through those multi-channel formats to the receiver (even though some receivers cannot decode them).

OK, I should have been more specific about that. By "mpeg audio" I meant only mp1,mp2,mp3 files but AAC is quite different thing to pass through spdif and as far as I know AAC is now defined as MPEG-4 standard.
I agree that it would be nice to include AAC support but unfortunately I couldn't get right specification so far, that is something like IEC 61937-6. I also have no equipment to test it
  • Last Edit: 06 May, 2007, 09:05:18 PM by Grzesio

  • Dither
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #26
Works fine for me but just until it meets with local-codepage (cyrillic) characters in path.
For example:
Unable to open item for playback (Could not open file.):
"D:\Моя музыка\Album1\CDImage.dts"

PS: Anyway, thanks for this cool plugin.
  • Last Edit: 14 May, 2007, 03:41:02 AM by Dither

  • Rozzo
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #27
Hi Grzesio,

happiness here,
plugin started to work when instead of cheking all the three options in the options page, I checked only ac3>spdif.
Back to Foobar, thanks a lot,
Rozzo.

  • redmodel
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #28
Thanks for the plugin it's something i've been needing for a while,

but it doesn't work .  I have Vista x64, with a realtek ac97 chipset.

I believe it's in the 600 series. 

Anyhow I only get two channel audio output.  So it seems as the Foo_AC3 and Foo_Input_DTS seem to decoding the file and ignoring the Foo_SPDIF

  • mmorselli
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #29
May I play multi channel WavePack file with this plugin ?

I have some .wv files that plays fine on Foobar (latest), but if I rename it to .SPDIF it says "Unable to open item for playback (unknow file format or corrupt data)"


(XP Pro SP2)
  • Last Edit: 16 May, 2007, 04:35:25 PM by mmorselli

foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #30
I guess this doesn't work for Vista x64?  All I get is: "Unable to open item for playback (Unsupported file format):[insert my dts or dd file here].  I tried both .AC3/.DTS and .SPDIF file extensions, same result.


Ah I got it to work in Vista x64 but only at 48khz, at 44.1kHz it's a no go for me.  Both 44.1kHz DTS and DD files are not passed through correctly (my receiver flickers between DD/DTS and PCM). 

I am in audio creation mode and have bit-perfect playback enable so I should be able to passthrough 44.1kHz material (I could in XP x64).  Although it might be a Vista X-Fi driver bug (I don't have another program that supports passthrough of 44.1kHz material atm, but I will setup MPC soon and report back).  Either way, keep up the good work. 

EDIT: Same thing happens on MPC and AC3Filter with 44.1kHz DD/DTS files, so I guess it's a X-Fi bug.
  • Last Edit: 20 May, 2007, 09:11:29 PM by willardjuice

  • Grzesio
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #31
Works fine for me but just until it meets with local-codepage (cyrillic) characters in path.
For example:
Unable to open item for playback (Could not open file.):
"D:\??? ??????\Album1\CDImage.dts"

PS: Anyway, thanks for this cool plugin.

I'm going to correct it in the nearest possible future. I had to drop the project for a while but I will be back

  • Grzesio
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #32
May I play multi channel WavePack file with this plugin ?

Unfortunately, no.

  • aurelio
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #33
Hi Grzesio,
I get this error:
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Unable to open item for playback (Sound card driver has refused SPDIF format!)

My audio codec is Realtek ALC850 (integrated on Asus A8N32-SLI mobo), latest Vista driver, "DS: Realtek Digital Output" chosen as output device.
Any idea?

  • SBeaver
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #34
Hi Grzesio,
I get this error:
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Unable to open item for playback (Sound card driver has refused SPDIF format!)

My audio codec is Realtek ALC850 (integrated on Asus A8N32-SLI mobo), latest Vista driver, "DS: Realtek Digital Output" chosen as output device.
Any idea?


I get this message also, but using windows xp x64 and a different soundcard.
I tried all devices in the list (I have bitperfect playback on this soundcard with KS 32-bit setting but that didn't work either)

  • ociec
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #35
My audio codec is Realtek ALC850 (integrated on Asus A8N32-SLI mobo), latest Vista driver, "DS: Realtek Digital Output" chosen as output device.
Any idea?

Switch off analog output.

I  have same gigbyte mobo with ALC850. Divx+ ac3 works fine.
But some problem dts. Foobar + foo_spdif play dts on yamha 459 (detect dts 5.1) , but time on foobar hold on. Always 0:00. One song ending, next never start. Until i push button start. I have foobar2000_0.9.4.3 + foo_spdif 0.3
With foo_input_dts, time on foobar is ok, but only 2 channel.
After i close foobar and open it, always msg:"Module uninstalled: Module foo_spdif.dll has been removed since last run. Would you like to keep its settings?". Then i must instal foobar again...

ociec
  • Last Edit: 03 June, 2007, 10:48:03 AM by ociec

  • Grzesio
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #36
I  have same gigbyte mobo with ALC850. Divx+ ac3 works fine.
But some problem dts. Foobar + foo_spdif play dts on yamha 459 (detect dts 5.1) , but time on foobar hold on. Always 0:00. One song ending, next never start. Until i push button start. I have foobar2000_0.9.4.3 + foo_spdif 0.3
With foo_input_dts, time on foobar is ok, but only 2 channel.
After i close foobar and open it, always msg:"Module uninstalled: Module foo_spdif.dll has been removed since last run. Would you like to keep its settings?". Then i must instal foobar again...

What is your os?
Could you try to switch your foobar output to "Null output" and check if it helps with unfreezing the progress bar?

  • ociec
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Reply #37
What is your os?
Could you try to switch your foobar output to "Null output" and check if it helps with unfreezing the progress bar?


Vista Ultimate PL

"Null output" - Now foobar play ok. Progres bar counting time. Songs change to next.  thanks.

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After i close foobar and open it, always msg:"Module uninstalled: Module foo_spdif.dll has been removed since last run. Would you like to keep its settings?". Then i must instal foobar again...

I uninstal foobar, delete folder and instal again. Foobar dont show this msg.

ociec

  • Grzesio
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Reply #38


What is your os?
Could you try to switch your foobar output to "Null output" and check if it helps with unfreezing the progress bar?


Vista Ultimate PL

"Null output" - Now foobar play ok. Progres bar counting time. Songs change to next.  thanks.

I'm glad to hear that.
I think there is still some problem with spdif pass-through in Vista sound drivers
The Null output is for test purposes only. Spdif will work fine but other media won't be audible.
You can try different output plugins and find out one working properly, if any.

  • Grzesio
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #39
latest stablest version:
foo_spdif_v1.0

foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #40
Thanks for the component!
Although, when I send the signal through spdif, the soundcard shows a popup indicating that its decoding the signal. But when I play files using foo_input_dts, it doesn't, so I guess the decoding is being done in software (But it sounds 5.1 so there is no problem).  Using only the spdif component, I can't get playback of the files.  But having both of them activated (foo_input_dts & foo_spdif) I can hear DTS as 5.1 and the soundcard pop-up shows, so the decoding is being done there, everything is ok. The only problem are the APEv2 tags that the foo_input_dts allows me to put on the .dts files, embedded cuesheets and that stuff. It doesn't get recognized  (so I think it's only spdif or software decoding for now). Is there a way to make both of these great plugins live together?
Thanks in advance.
  • Last Edit: 30 June, 2007, 06:10:49 PM by NullString

  • yhloh
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #41
latest stablest version:
foo_spdif_v1.0

Hi Everyone,I can't browse the site above with Firefox or IE.
Can anybody tell me how can I get the plugins? thanks!

  • Grzesio
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #42
Thanks for the component!
Although, when I send the signal through spdif, the soundcard shows a popup indicating that its decoding the signal. But when I play files using foo_input_dts, it doesn't, so I guess the decoding is being done in software (But it sounds 5.1 so there is no problem).  Using only the spdif component, I can't get playback of the files.  But having both of them activated (foo_input_dts & foo_spdif) I can hear DTS as 5.1 and the soundcard pop-up shows, so the decoding is being done there, everything is ok. The only problem are the APEv2 tags that the foo_input_dts allows me to put on the .dts files, embedded cuesheets and that stuff. It doesn't get recognized  (so I think it's only spdif or software decoding for now). Is there a way to make both of these great plugins live together?
Thanks in advance.

I think the name of spdif plugin is a little confusing and suggest that this is pure output plugin. In fact, it is specific combination of input-output plugins  You can have only one input plugin for any media file type (only one will work) if you want foo_input_dts then you should disable dts support in foo_spdif plugin (DTS->SPDIF option in foobar preferences), otherwise, you have to remove foo_input_dts.
I have no plans for APEv2 tags support for now.



latest stablest version:
foo_spdif_v1.0

Hi Everyone,I can't browse the site above with Firefox or IE.
Can anybody tell me how can I get the plugins? thanks!

Can anyone confirm this problem? It works fine for me with ie6 and opera.

  • Rozzo
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #43
Hi Grezsio,

after some time of using the plugin I found uncomfortable changing the extension of ac3 files to .spdif

No way to solve this inconvenient?, say open ac3 files directly in foobar2000 without intermediate operations?

ys,
Rozzo

foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #44
I think the name of spdif plugin is a little confusing and suggest that this is pure output plugin. In fact, it is specific combination of input-output plugins  You can have only one input plugin for any media file type (only one will work) if you want foo_input_dts then you should disable dts support in foo_spdif plugin (DTS->SPDIF option in foobar preferences), otherwise, you have to remove foo_input_dts.
I have no plans for APEv2 tags support for now.

Thanks for the answer!


latest stablest version:
foo_spdif_v1.0

Hi Everyone,I can't browse the site above with Firefox or IE.
Can anybody tell me how can I get the plugins? thanks!

Can anyone confirm this problem? It works fine for me with ie6 and opera.

Works fine in Maxthon & IE7!

  • darkj2k
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #45
Cannot connect to d/l page too by IE7 & Firefox. Could someone reply by attached file or u/l to somewhere? Thanks.

  • mlanglois
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #46
Thanks for this GREAT plugin!
Unfortunately the SPDIF output of my sound card is not recognized by the plugin (I use a Terratec Aureon 5.1 USB MKII). This is a common pb with a lot of sound cards, which can easily be solved by an option like "Output SPDIF as PCM" used by AC3Filter (cf. specifically here).

Is there any hope that such an option will be included? Thanks!

  • Grzesio
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #47
after some time of using the plugin I found uncomfortable changing the extension of ac3 files to .spdif
No way to solve this inconvenient?, say open ac3 files directly in foobar2000 without intermediate operations?
ys,
Rozzo

you don't have to change the extension to .spdif if you remove other input plugins for ac3 files.

  • Grzesio
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #48
Thanks for this GREAT plugin!
Unfortunately the SPDIF output of my sound card is not recognized by the plugin (I use a Terratec Aureon 5.1 USB MKII). This is a common pb with a lot of sound cards, which can easily be solved by an option like "Output SPDIF as PCM" used by AC3Filter (cf. specifically here).

Is there any hope that such an option will be included? Thanks!

Well, frankly, sending ac3 as pcm could be very annoying and even dangerous not only for the eqipment but also for your ears  I know you may hate me but I think that buying a new card would be a better choice.

  • yhloh
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foo_spdif - SPDIF support for foobar
Reply #49
Cannot connect to d/l page too by IE7 & Firefox. Could someone reply by attached file or u/l to somewhere? Thanks.


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