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Old 05-13-2009, 07:16 AM   #1
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Multimedia Backend?

Hi Lq
Will you Pls help me in knowing what is multimedia backend ? I'm trying to expertise myself in Qt which consist of "Phonon::backendCapability" and it contains the function that describe multimedia backend ,that I do not know.Could you pls help me to know ,what is this,multimedia backend ?
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multimedia back ends are the software that allows you to play media.Examples are libxine,mplayer,gstreamer,ffmpeg...front ends would be programs that have a GUI to the backend..Like Totem,Smplayer,kaffeine,Gxine,XineUI,etc..
Old 05-13-2009, 08:43 AM   #3
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Thanx stratotak
Now I can start my work from here.Thanx a lot.


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