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Linux.com: XMMS Plugins

Dec 07, 2000, 19:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Kerr)

"There are now several Linux mp3 players to choose from, one of the more popular being XMMS, the X Multimedia System. One of its strengths is that it allows you to extend its functionality by using plugins. The plugin control panel can be opened from the menu: -> options -> preferences, or by Control P. There are several categories of plugins:

  • Audio input/output- enables you to use different input and output devices and options.
  • Effects- alter the tonal qualities of the sound.
  • Visualization- provides visual feedback and effects.
  • Misc. & General- Other bits that don't fit into the above.
  • Skins- allow you to customize the appearance of XMMS."

"Plugins must be enabled before you can use them. To enable a plugin we first select it from the list, and if needed configure it, and click on enable plugin."

"Firstly, let's look the plugins that should have come with XMMS."

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