[pulseaudio-discuss] Bluetooth aptX codec
arun at arunraghavan.net
Sun Jun 17 18:18:42 UTC 2018
On Sun, 17 Jun 2018, at 4:01 AM, Pali Rohár wrote:
> Hi! As you may know lot of bluetooth headsets support not only SBC, but
> also aptX codec. And new version of ffmpeg (4.0) has native aptX and
> aptX HD encoder and decoder. AptX codec itself is proprietary, but
> ffmpeg has clean-room implementation based on expired patent. What about
> adding support for aptX via ffmpeg into pulseaudio?
I'd actually like to delete the SBC code and replace it with a generic GStreamer bin. That would allow us to be codec agnostic, and support any of the codecs that are supported by GStreamer (which includes those that ffmpeg provides).
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