Author Topic: AGS 2.62 without the MP3 support?  (Read 1231 times)

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AGS 2.62 without the MP3 support?
« on: 03 Feb 2005, 15:41 »
The link on the "Download AGS" pages takes to v2.61 of acwin.exe without mp3 support. I was wondering if 2.62 has been released without it? I somehow like using the mp3less version better...
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Re: AGS 2.62 without the MP3 support?
« Reply #1 on: 03 Feb 2005, 17:24 »
Nope, there is no mp3less v2.62. I remember CJ said he would do something about it in case anyone really needs the mp3less version of AGS v2.62.

I don't know how much the mp3less version is lighter than the full one, but I guess it's commercial releases of AGS games that may mainly need to use the mp3less version to avoid licensing issues.

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Re: AGS 2.62 without the MP3 support?
« Reply #2 on: 03 Feb 2005, 19:17 »
I forgot to compile the mp3-less 2.62, but unless anyone urgently needs it for a commercial release I'm not going to go back and do it now. I'll compile an mp3-less 2.7 when the Final comes around.

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Re: AGS 2.62 without the MP3 support?
« Reply #3 on: 03 Feb 2005, 19:36 »
Alright, thanks. I'll just have to bare with pauses in background music for a while...
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Re: AGS 2.62 without the MP3 support?
« Reply #4 on: 04 Feb 2005, 01:45 »
What's the connection with pauses in background musics and the MP3less engine?

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Re: AGS 2.62 without the MP3 support?
« Reply #5 on: 04 Feb 2005, 20:32 »
Yeah, what do you mean? The mp3-less engine cannot play mp3's. That's the only difference. It doesn't have any additional functionality.

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Re: AGS 2.62 without the MP3 support?
« Reply #6 on: 07 Feb 2005, 11:49 »
Running AGS games compiled with mp3 support stops sound getting played by Winamp, running AGS games compiled with mp3less version doesn't. Nothing bigger. Thankyou :)
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Re: AGS 2.62 without the MP3 support?
« Reply #7 on: 07 Feb 2005, 13:32 »
Are you sure it's not the sound output setting?

I just tried changing my Winamp Output Plugin to DirectSound rather than WaveOut and you're right, running an AGS game then stops the winamp output. I'm not sure why this is because AGS starts up DirectSound with a non-exclusive cooperative level, so it should continue playing.

Anyway, the workaround is to set Winamp to use the WaveOut plugin.
« Last Edit: 24 Oct 2005, 21:59 by strazer »