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Re: Audio CD

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yeah macs dont have the analog sound cable, which
is good and bad. good because you dont get interferance
but bad because your cd doesnt just do all the work.

you can get xmms to play audio cds on powerpc
by firing up xmms, right clicking on xmms
options -> preferences then select the audio cd
plugin from the input plugins list, click configure
then set from analog to digital

there is a built in cd audio plugin and different
cd audio plugin in the package trees (late, cant
remember proper name). but it didnt seem to be
anymore usefull, stable or features than the default
xmms one.

i would say that digital playback is technically better
than analog. but thats beyond the scope of this forum


Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
| On Sat, 01 May 2004 the mental interface of
| Christian Luijten told:
|>On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 07:26:52PM +0200, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
|>>I am trying to play an audio cd with
|>>cdcd, xmms and grip => no output
|>>alsaplyer => output
|>cdcd, xmms and grip (falsely) assume you can transmit analog audio from
|>your CD player. On most Intel PC's this is done via a small audio cable
|>to your sound card.
|>Assuming you have an Apple however, this is done digitally via the
|>flatcable. Alsaplayer apparantly can play digital CD audio.
| Sounds reasonable.
| Thanks
| Elimar
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