[SDL] SDL_Mixer & loading mp3 SDL_RWops

John Hattan john at thecodezone.com
Tue Jul 9 15:35:01 PDT 2002

> From: sdl-admin at libsdl.org [mailto:sdl-admin at libsdl.org]On Behalf Of
> Corona688
> Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2002 4:21 PM
> To: sdl at libsdl.org
> Subject: Re: [SDL] SDL_Mixer & loading mp3 SDL_RWops
> Keith Swyer wrote:
> > is it possible to load and play an mp3 currently if given a SDL_RWops
> > pointer? if not, would it be possible for me to look at adding this
> > functionality or is the way smpeg uses the data not compatable
> to do such?
> There is a nice library, SDL_Sound, which can load a variety of
> file formats,
> including MP3 via SMPEG or MPG123, from rwops.
> http://www.icculus.org/sdl_sound/

Also, a dumb question. SDL_Sound looks plenty capable for decoding sound
samples from files or memory. What, though, do you do to play the sounds?

SDL_Mixer deals with its own Mix_Chunk structure for the sounds it plays, so
I assume you can't just hand off a Sound_Sample to it.

John Hattan                 Sweet software for a saturnine world
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