MAR
13
2001

Ripping Audio CDs Made Child's Play

Last week, Michael Matz contributed some code
to the audiocd:/ IO slave in KDE CVS to make ripping audio CDs child's play. When you browse an audio CD with this new code (using, for example, 'audiocd:/' in Konqueror), you will find two subdirectories: MP3 and Ogg Vorbis. Each subdirectory will list

JAN
5
2001

theKompany Contributes Kamera Code to KDE CVS

Shawn Gordon wrote in with the good news that
theKompany.com has contributed the
source code for Kamera (previously
featured on the Dot),
a gPhoto2-based KIO slave for
digital cameras, to the
KDE CVS. He also
has some updates on Kamera developments. Read below to find out more.

OCT
29
2000

New Plans for KDE Multimedia

Stefan Westerfeld has posted a first draft of cool new plans for the new multimedia architecture for KDE2, based on aRts (the "analog realtime synthesizer"). Plans include merging the two existing media players (noatun and kaiman), new media types, infrastructure improvements, improved MIDI and more. The full draft (edited by our own Dre) is attached below.

KDE2.1 Multimedia Plan (draft)

SEP
30
2000

The Other Media Player

Information, screenshots, and source for noatun, a new media player, developed in the hope for release as part of KDE2.1 is available at noatun.derkarl.org. Noatun will be more than capable of competing head-to-head with XMMS, and is already stable, and usable. Comments and help are, as always, welcomed.

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