[gst-devel] multi-channel, try#2

Ronald S. Bultje R.S.Bultje at students.uu.nl
Tue May 4 07:11:01 CEST 2004

Hi Stefan,

On Tue, 2004-05-04 at 13:51, Stefan Kost wrote:
> here is how M$ is doing it
> http://www.ambisonic.net/mulchaud.html

Thanks, will read through it.

> anyway multi-channels really make things so compilcated, stereo is so easy.
> When one audio-convert needs to reduce four channels to two, it will probably
> just add center and rear channels with -3db to left an right channels (flatten
> the sound field). Alternativly it could do dolby surround encoding, but elements
> like audio-convert work best when they need no parameters (parameter mean user
> intervention required) ...

There will be no user intervention, like in any other part of GStreamer.
Pipelines handle everything themselves, including channel position


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