DeFX plug-in for XMMS 0.9.9 review

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DeFX plug-in for XMMS is a multi-effects processor for XMMS. DeFX is a plug-in module for XMMS

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 0K
Developer: Franco Catrin L.
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DeFX plug-in for XMMS is a multi-effects processor for XMMS.

DeFX is a plug-in module for XMMS. This is an audio player that supports many audio/multimedia formats (MP3, XM, S3M, IT, MIDI, MPG, AVI...) for the Linux platform.

XMMS provides an open architecture to add extra functionality through plug-in extensions. For example, You can add Input Plugins to support any format created or not yet created (SID, Ogg Vorbis), or you can add Visualization Plugins to add new ways of viewing music (more than osciloscopes or spectrum analysers). Also there are other types of plugins like Output, General and Effect Plugin.

DeFX belongs to this last type of plugin. With DeFX you can alter the sound that XMMS have processed, before it will be sent to your sound card, in other words, DeFX take its place between XMMS and your sound card.

Here are some key features of "DeFX plug in for XMMS":
DeFX support 6 types of effects, grouped into 4 different modules.

Karaoke : Removes the song's voices trying to preserve the bass and drums
Panning : Smoothly selects between the two stereo channels
Modulation : Three classical effects. Flange, phaser and chorus
Reverberation : You can simulate your songs as being played in a huge room


Compilation Instructions:

If you have downloaded the source, you can compile it by your own. You only need to have some basic development packages for Linux, like GTK+ and XMMS.

Note that you need the runtime packages to execute the plugin, and the additional development packages to compile it.

To compile just do:


Install Instructions:

DeFX is just one file. It must be installed into the effect plugins directory of xmms (usually located in /usr/lib/xmms/Effect).

For automatic installation you can do as root:

make install

Activation Instructions:

Launch XMMS and the DeFX control panel will be showed up. It will not be activated until you do it in the XMMS' preferences window

You can press Ctrl-P to view the preferences window. From there, activate the DeFX in the Effect Plugins section.

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