xmms-a52dec is an A52/AC3 decoder plugin for xmms. In order to use this software, you'll need XMMS, and liba52. AC3 files can be extracted from a DVD using "extract_a52" provided with liba52.
Here are some key features of "xmms a52dec":
· Plays A52/AC3 files.
· Display information on A52 files.
· Surround Sound using the OSSSurround output plugin (Included).
OSSSurround is an output plugin for XMMS included with xmms-a52dec. It provides surround sound output capability to xmms-a52dec and is fully compatible with all other input plugins. It can be used as a dropin replacement for the original OSS plugin distributed with XMMS.
Download and install liba52 (xmms-a52dec-0.9.2 onwards requires a52dec-0.7.3)
Run "make install"
Do the same for OSSSurround if you want surround sound support.
What's New in This Release:
· Added in tooltips.
· Added in more options for dynamic range compression.
· Now available in RPM packages.